Patients´ experience with generic substitution – a survey:18.8% experienced changes in efficacy and/or side effect.
- At: 2009 FIP Congress in Istanbul (Turkey)
- Type: Poster
- By: ERNST, Ralf (Gråsten Apotek, Gråsten, Denmark)
- Co-author(s): Blak, Ingeborg (Rødding-Gram Apotek, Rødding, Denmark)
At Danish pharmacies substitution occurs automatically, so that the patient gets the cheapest medicine. Substitution is based on the EU-guideline for generic products. This means that the three parameters AUC, t max and C max for a generic drug must be within 80 to 125% of the original drug. Although generic substitution has been practiced in.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.