Assessment of the association between drug disposal practices and drug use and storage behaviors


AKICI A. , Aydin V., Kiroglu A.

SAUDI PHARMACEUTICAL JOURNAL, vol.26, no.1, pp.7-13, 2018 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 26 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.jsps.2017.11.006
  • Title of Journal : SAUDI PHARMACEUTICAL JOURNAL
  • Page Numbers: pp.7-13
  • Keywords: Rational use of medicine, Drug handling, Drug storage, Drug disposal, Self-medication, UNUSED MEDICATIONS, SELF-MEDICATION, MEDICINES, PHARMACIES, FREQUENCY, KNOWLEDGE

Abstract

Objective: Keeping unnecessary drugs at home is a situation showing both causes and consequences of irrational use of medicine. This study aimed to evaluate the approaches of a company's employees regarding drug storage, use, and disposal.