Medicines with potential for misuse, abuse and diversion
- At: 2018 FIP Congress in Glasgow (Scotland)
- Type: Presentation
- By: IBRAHIM, Osama (Pharmacy College University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates)
The lecture will explain the definitions of misuse, abuse and diversion and the impact on public health.
While misuse is any intentional therapeutic use of medication, abuse is any intentional, non-therapeutic use of a drug or substance for the purpose of achieving a desirable psychological or physiological effect. On the other hand, diversion.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.