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Patients' view on the side-effects of OTC medicines: an ethnographic investigation [Abstract]

Hughes, Mary Louise and Luscombe, David Keith 2000. Patients' view on the side-effects of OTC medicines: an ethnographic investigation [Abstract]. Pharmacy World and Science 22 (5-6) , B11-B12.

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Abstract

Interviews of 13 patients buying ibuprofen, antihistamines and decongestants. Only 3 read the information leaflets, with 4 reading them on previous occasions. Only 1 of 5 taking ibuprofen could name any side effects. All 4 taking antihistamines had read about side effects.

Item Type: Article
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: Pharmacy
Subjects: R Medicine > RM Therapeutics. Pharmacology
Uncontrolled Keywords: Patients; Ibuprofen; Histamine H1 Blockers; Decongestants; Patient Information; Medicines Information; Adverse Effects; Interviews; Package Inserts
Publisher: Springer Verlag
Last Modified: 04 Jun 2017 04:19
URI: http://orca-mwe.cf.ac.uk/id/eprint/36702

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