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Name: The Medical journal of Australia
To investigate changes in sales to pharmacies of over-the-counter (OTC) and prescription analgesics, cold and flu products, and cough suppressants after the rescheduling of codeine as a prescription o...
In February 2018, Australia up-scheduled the 'weak' opioid codeine to a prescription only medication. This study aimed to analyse the change in prescribing trends for codeine and other commonly prescr...
Oral nutritional supplements (ONS) are multi-nutrient products used to increase the energy and nutrient intakes of patients. The aim of this study was to examine whether or not the adherence of patien...
Deaths from prescription opioid overdoses have reached an epidemic level in the United States, particularly among persons with disabilities. The 2014 federal rescheduling regulation is associated with...
Using self-reports and blood samples from 225 unselected Danish first trimester pregnant women, the purpose of this study was to assess their use of stimulants e.g. caffeine and nicotine as well as ov...
There are several benefits of over-the-counter medications, yet there is little research evaluating how to increase patient compliance when a health care provider suggests an over-the-coun...
A comparison of transdermal patches for efficacy, side effects and quality of life for patients with back pain and arthritis. The three arms in the trial were; prescription strength lidoca...
Since 1996, the nicotine patch has been re-classified from prescription to over-the-counter (OTC) status in the United States. Little is known about how the public uses the OTC nicotine p...
This study is a randomized, double-blinded, placebo-controlled clinical trial on type 2 diabetic Kidney Disease in early stage ( microalbuminuria excretion rate = 20-200mg/min) to evaluate...
Psoriasis vulgaris is a common inflammatory condition of the skin that results in well-demarcated, scaly, erythematous, itchy plaques. In the United States, psoriasis remains a common, imm...
A broad category of multi-ingredient preparations that are marketed for the relief of upper respiratory symptoms resulting from the COMMON COLD; ALLERGIES; or HUMAN INFLUENZA. While the majority of these medications are available as OVER-THE-COUNTER DRUGS some of them contain ingredients that require them to be sold as PRESCRIPTION DRUGS or as BEHIND-THE COUNTER DRUGS.
Medicines that are stocked behind the counter of a pharmacy which require the attention or counsel of a pharmacist before being dispensed or handed over to a consumer or patient.
The transfer of prescription drugs from legal to illegal distribution and marketing networks.
Drugs that cannot be sold legally without a prescription.
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.
Clinical Approvals Clinical Trials Drug Approvals Drug Delivery Drug Discovery Generics Drugs Prescription Drugs In the fields of medicine, biotechnology and pharmacology, drug discovery is the process by which drugs are dis...