Purchasing medicines online: A Study of Isotretinoin
- At: 2013 FIP Congress in Dublin (Ireland)
- Type: Poster
- By: WHITE, Bronagh (University of Ulster, Pharmacy, Coleraine, United Kingdom)
- Co-author(s): Dolk, Helen (University of Ulster, Coleraine, United Kingdom)
Lagan, Briege (University of Ulster, Coleraine, United Kingdom)
Sinclair, Marlene (University of Ulster, Coleraine, United Kingdom)
The purchase of medicines over the internet has advantages however there are risks for consumers health with on-line purchases as it is difficult to determine whether online purchases are counterfeit. Consumers are unable to identify whether an internet pharmacy is legitimate, the vast majority of websites do not have a named pharmacist and The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.