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Setting standards for best practice: non-prescription medicines in Australia

  • At: 2007 FIP Congress in Beijing (China)
  • Type: Presentation
  • By: ROBERTS, Alison (University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia)
  • Co-author(s): Benrimoj (University of Sydney, SYDNEY, Australia)
  • Abstract:

    There is a growing trend, globally, for consumers to self-medicate with non-prescription medications for common ailments.1 Shifts in consumer preferences towards self-care and self-responsibility for health 1 and the emerging trend for 'down scheduling' of prescription medicines to non-prescription status are two factors associated with this


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Last update 13 May 2019

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