by Mann S G
Self-Medication – Important for the Future of Self-Care. SelfCare 2011;2(5):115-116
by Mann S G
by Soller R W, Chan P V, Shaheen C
Soller R W. et al. OTC Considerations for Rx-to-OTC Switch. SelfCare 2011;2(5):117-138
Consumer behavior studies and thorough reviews of Rx drug safety and efficacy are expected components of Rx-to-OTC new drug applications in the U.S. Understanding the expectations of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for these studies and other data required for switch is vital for successful OTC drug development programs.
by Taylor J
Taylor J. Factors that influence the public’s ability to self-medicate. SelfCare 2011;2(5):139-150
The first two parts of this series dealt with the influences that operate when consumers evaluate episodes of ill health and the factors that govern their actions in response. In part three of this series, two aspects relating to OTC medicine use are discussed. One, label-comprehension, is an area that has been addressed fairly frequently in the literature while the other, public perceptions of OTC medicines, has received less attention.
A selection of newly published papers on self care from the worldwide literature
Every week, we will provide a brief summary and a link to the published abstract of newly published papers selected from the worldwide literature as being of particular interest to the SelfCare community.