Why do patients end up with surplus medicines?
- At: 2010 FIP Congress in Lisbon (Portugal)
- Type: Poster
- By: GOMBOS, Agnes (Norwegian Pharmacy Association, Oslo, Norway)
Medicines are often not used as prescribed, and a lot of patients end up with unused medicines at home. In a study performed by the Norwegian Pharmacy Association we search for reasons why patients end up with unused medicine, and calculate the value of waste medicine.
In March 2010 a survey about why people have unused medicine at home and how.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.