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Compliance with drug use after first prescription of chronic medication

  • At: 2004 FIP Congress in New Orleans (USA)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: HUGTENBURG, Jacqueline (University of Utrecht, Dept of Pharmacoepidemiology, Utrecht, Netherlands)
  • Co-author(s): Blom (University of Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands)
    Kisoensingh (University of Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands)
    Leufkens (University of Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands)
  • Abstract:

    A recent survey in the Netherlands has shown that 50 to 70% of patients with chronic medication ceased to use their medication within one year. The reasons underlying the early cessation of chronic medication are not well known (1,2). In a Dutch community pharmacy we interviewed patients who did not return (in time) for their refill in a period


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