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)
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.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.