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Non-prescription purchase of antibiotics is undesirable and has not recently been investigated in a representative population in a high-income low-use country during travel abroad. This study examined self-reported prevalence of antibiotic purchase abroad with and without prescription among participants reporting international travel in a general adult population in Norway, and the associations with socio-demographic, lifestyle and health factors.
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Name: PloS one
Use of antibiotics without a prescription may increase unnecessary and inappropriate drug use or doses as well as global risk for antimicrobial resistance.
To quantify the proportion of oral antibiotics through private prescription (PP) and irregular prescription (IP) in the Community Pharmacy (CP).
The Korean Otologic Society developed guidelines for treatment of acute otitis media (AOM) in 2010, which advocated limiting the prescription of antibiotics. However, it is not known whether this has ...
Dispensing antibiotics without prescription is irrational and can hasten the emergence and spread of antibiotic resistance. This study aims at determining the extent of this practice and its determina...
Although the interest of antibiotics is well known, antibiotics prescription is associated with side effect, especially in patients with multiples comorbidities. One way to reduce the incidence of sid...
Urinary infections are at the origin of many emergency department consultations and antibiotic prescriptions. Increase of bacteria resistance to antibiotics is promoted by an inappropriate...
Respiratory infections, including episodes of coughing with fever, are the leading cause of outpatient antibiotic prescription, while a minority of them are linked to bacterial infections ...
To determine if a wait and see prescription for ear infections in childhood reduces use of antibiotics compared to an immediate prescription
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and asthma are frequent and disabling pathologies. The general practitioner is often at the front line vis-a-vis screening, diagnosis and treat...
The objective of this study is to assess the impact of a structured intervention and/or free distribution of condoms during the pre-travel consultation on sexual risk behavior of young per...
Aspects of health and disease related to travel. It includes the physiologic and psychologic beneficial or adverse effects of travel in general or with regard to specific diseases.
The transfer of prescription drugs from legal to illegal distribution and marketing networks.
Nonsusceptibility of bacteria to the action of the beta-lactam antibiotics. Mechanisms responsible for beta-lactam resistance may be degradation of antibiotics by BETA-LACTAMASES, failure of antibiotics to penetrate, or low-affinity binding of antibiotics to targets.
Drugs that cannot be sold legally without a prescription.
Health problems associated with TRAVEL.
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