Non-prescription medicines in EU: distribution channels, pharmacy-only status and the next generation of medicines under European centralized switch
- At: 2010 FIP Congress in Lisbon (Portugal)
- Type: Poster
- By: TEIXEIRA, Inês (CEFAR / National Association of Pharmacies (ANF), Lisbon, Portugal)
- Co-author(s): Costa, Suzete (CEFAR / National Association of Pharmacies (ANF), Lisbon, Portugal)
BACKGROUND: NPM market is growing at higher rates than the average pharmaceutical market. In Portugal, non-prescription medicines (NPM) are available, since 2005, outside pharmacies and there is no list Pharmacy-Only Medicines (POM). The first centralized switch (orlistat) opened the door for a new generation of NPM. OBJECTIVES: To describe: the.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.