NPS has moved to calm consumer
concerns over media reportage of a
number of medicines which will
increase in price this week, saying
that while the cost of a medicine may
differ from brand to brand, if the
active ingredient and size of the
dose are the same then the medicine
will work the same in their body.The above snippet is the first part of an article sent to subscribers in Pharmacy Daily's issue from 06 Aug 12 To see the full story, see the embedded issue below or CLICK HERE to download Pharmacy Daily from 06 Aug 12
PHARMACISTS have a valuable role to play in the detection and resolution of drug-related problems as part of a general practice team, according to a new study based on the outcomes of a six month trial in Western Sydney.
AS IF pharmaceutical brand originators didn’t have enough to worry about with generic copies of their drugs, now it appears that the brand originator can get into trouble when a generic causes harm that had not been identified and warned about by the original research company.