Dietary Supplements - Technical and scientific analysis of major safety issues: caring for consumer’s health
- At: 2012 FIP Congress in Amsterdam (the Netherlands)
- Type: Poster
- By: LINO, Sandra (National Association of Pharmacies, Medicines Information Center, Lisbon, Portugal)
- Co-author(s): Macedo, B. (National Association of Pharmacies, Lisbon, Portugal)
Pinto, J. (National Association of Pharmacies, Lisbon, Portugal)
Santos, F. (National Association of Pharmacies, Lisbon, Portugal)
The availability and use of dietary supplements are increasing worldwide. Portuguese Pharmacies are an important point of sale of these products. Unlike medicines, dietary supplements are not as highly regulated and therefore, have no requirements to assure safety or effectiveness for its intended use before reaching consumers.To assist.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.