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Patients must adhere to their prescribed warfarin regimens and regularly monitor the anticoagulation effect to maintain therapeutic levels. The ability to evaluate regimen adherence accurately is crucial to the success of patient coaching. However, prevention of thromboembolic events is challenging when the association between medication adherence and the actual amount of anticoagulant agent taken cannot be determined.
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Patients must adhere to their prescribed warfarin regimens and regularly monitor the anticoagulation effect to maintain therapeutic levels. The ability to evaluate regimen adherence accurately is cruc...
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Much data about prescription adherence in patients with heart failure (HF) are available, but few exist about the evaluation of true patient adherence. Further, methods for analyzing this issue are po...
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This is a randomized controlled trial examining the effectiveness of a pharmacy-based intervention designed to improve adherence with antipsychotic medications among patients with serious ...
Improper use of drugs or medications outside the intended purpose, scope, or guidelines for use. This is in contrast to MEDICATION ADHERENCE, and distinguished from DRUG ABUSE, which is a deliberate or willful action.
The transfer of prescription drugs from legal to illegal distribution and marketing networks.
Drugs that cannot be sold legally without a prescription.
Extent to which the patient follows prescribed treatment such as keeping APPOINTMENTS AND SCHEDULES and MEDICATION ADHERENCE for desired therapeutic outcome. It implies active responsibility shared by patient and health care providers.
A stand-alone drug plan offered by insurers and other private companies to beneficiaries that receive their Medicare Part A and/or B benefits through the Original Medicare Plan. It includes Medicare Private Fee-for-Service Plans that do not offer prescription drug coverage and Medicare Cost Plans offering Medicare prescription drug coverage. The plan was enacted as the Medicare Prescription Drug, Improvement and Modernization Act of 2003 with coverage beginning January 1, 2006.
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