Non-prescription orlistat; how do community pharmacy staff respond to customer requests?
- At: 2010 FIP Congress in Lisbon (Portugal)
- Type: Poster
- By: HENMAN, Martin (Trinity College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland)
- Co-author(s): Kelly, Dervla (Trinity College Dublin, DUBLIN, Ireland)
Bradley, Catriona (Boots the Chemist Ireland, DUBLIN, Ireland)
In April 2009, orlistat became available for sale without prescription in pharmacies across Europe, for use by people with a BMI greater than 28kgm2. A self-completion instrument was developed and tested for face and content validity and was used to record details of responses to requests for non-prescription orlistat in 45 pharmacies in the same.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.