Product information for generic drugs: old, unloved and sometimes unsafe

Matthew Doogue, Tilenka Thynne

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    Abstract

    Product information is often at odds with current evidence and guidelines and inconsistent between products and within classes. There is no single 'owner' responsible for up-to-date medicines product information. Outdated product information increases the risk of inappropriate prescribing.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)1346-1348
    Number of pages3
    JournalInternal Medicine Journal
    Volume43
    Issue number12
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - Dec 2013

    Keywords

    • Drug labelling
    • Drug therapy
    • Medication error
    • Pharmaceutical preparation
    • Prescribing
    • Product information

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