practice of medicine is teamwork of allied professions like
physicians, pharmacists and nurses. Pharmacist occupies the
central place indicating their role as interface between physicians,
nurses and patients.
is always a felt need of relevant information regarding diseases,
drugs, mode of administration, drug interactions and quality use
of medicines due to apathy the infrastructure to cater the need of this vital issue has been ignored in our country.
has resulted in confusion, fear, and lack of transparency, irrational
use of drugs in our ACPI. The drugs being double-edged swords
need to be handled carefully to impart best of modern medicine
to the suffering patients.It is the responsibility of pharmacy profession to establish
norms and standards of pharmacy practice, and to provide with
appropriate knowledge to the patients so that they become intelligent
users of drugs.
It is call to all like-minded pharmacists
registered pharmacists of this country from Kashmir to Kanyakumari
to educate patients when they actually need education and information.