A new initiative at a community pharmacy in Denmark improves safety in generic substitution
- At: 2009 FIP Congress in Istanbul (Turkey)
- Type: Poster
- By: NYGAARD PETERSEN, Kirstine (Apoteket Trianglen, Copenhagen, Denmark)
- Co-author(s): Hagner Nielsen, Line (Apoteket Trianglen, Copenhagen, Denmark)
Keywords: Generic substitution, patient safety, community pharmacy Background information: Since 1993 it has been mandatory for community pharmacies in Denmark to hand out the least expensive generic drug unless requested differently by the physician or patient. Ever since generic substitution was introduced its advantages and disadvantages has.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.