Internet survey on pharmaceutical intervention into otc drug use in japan
- At: 2010 FIP Congress in Lisbon (Portugal)
- Type: Presentations + Posters
- By: KOBAYASHI, Daisuke (The University of Electro-Communications, Tokyo, Japan)
- Co-author(s): Matsui, Masayuki (The University of Electro-Communications, TOKYO, Japan)
Sakamaki, Hiroyuki (Meijo University, NAGOYA, Japan)
Izushi, Keiji (Okayama Pharmaceutical Association, OKAYA, Japan)
[Background] Japanese Pharmaceutical Affairs Act was revised in June 2009 and a new regulatory classification of drugs was enforced. The act enables retail stores such as convenience stores and supermarkets to sell most nonprescription medicines without a pharmacist on duty. On the other hands, the medicines classified into a new category 'Class.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.