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Prescribing Medicines by Brand

Posted: Monday, September 9, 2019

Category - Medicines Update

Key Messages Generic prescribing is usually recommended due to cost-effectiveness, however in certain circumstances it is important to prescribe medication by brand name Examples of medication to be pre...

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