This generic drug is the one we have on formulary in the pharmacy it has the same ingredients as the one you use at home a client who received a refill for a medication returns to the pharmacy and says, this medication is wrong. The medical students showed poorer knowledge than pharmacy students which need to give more attention from educators regarding the use of generic medicines key words: generic drugs, medical students, perception, pharmacy students, yemen. Many pharmacy schools have increased the amount of economics coursework to which pharmacy students are exposed in their prepharmacy and pharmacy curriculums students obtain competencies aimed at understanding the basic concepts of microeconomic theory, such as supply and demand.
Understanding and perceptions of pharmacy students about generic medicines and also to document the association of understanding and perception with sex, age, and institution. Regarding understanding and perception on generic medicines, only a couple of studies have been conducted so far among medical and pharmacy students (27, 28) in a national web-based survey in australia more than 80% of the pharmacy pre-registrants' considered generics medicines inferior and less effective with more side effects when compared to brand name medicines (27.
This is in accordance with the results of the qualitative study, in which student pharmacists showed gaps in understanding of the basic concepts of generic medicines and their bioequivalence criteria 37 likewise, studies done in australia, iraq, and bangladesh on future pharmacy and medical practitioners also reported knowledge gaps and lack. At the same time, generic medicines prices are either set at a specific percentage lower than the price of the generic medicine ('generic price link'), or countries work competitively to decrease prices, or a mixture of the two [3, 8, 26, 27. The 23-item questionnaire consists of three sections, ie, demographic information of the students (three items) understanding and perceptions of the students regarding the bioequivalence, safety, and efficacy profile of generic medicines in comparison to brand medicines as well as generic substitution (14 items) and views of the students about the learning of bioequivalence with respect to safety and efficacy of generic medicines (five items. General objective: to evaluate the understanding and perceptions of generic medicines among final-year doctor of pharmacy students in karachi, pakistan. Drug nomenclature is the systematic naming of drugs, especially pharmaceutical drugs in the majority of circumstances, drugs have 3 types of names: chemical names , the most important of which is the iupac name generic or nonproprietary names , the most important of which are the international nonproprietary names (inns) and trade names.
Generic drugs may also have a different expiration date than brand-name drugs but even so, the generic must keep its effectiveness until its expiration date, just like a brand-name product. Generic medicines provide an opportunity for major savings in health care expenditure to both government and consumers within this context, no studies have been conducted in iraq regarding the perceptions held by physicians, pharmacists, consumers and future practitioners such as medical and pharmacy students towards the prescribing. Assessment of knowledge and perceptions of generic medicines among pharmacy students in yemeni universities prescription of substitute generic medicines was encouraged by most policy makers in developed and developing countries across the world.
In recent times the basic understanding, perceptions and cam use among undergraduate health sciences students have become a topic of interest this study was aimed to investigate the understanding, perceptions and self-use of cam among pharmacy students in malaysia overall, the students tend to. Understanding and perceptions of final-year doctor of pharmacy students about generic medicines in karachi, pakistan: a quantitative insight. Objective: the aims of this study were to evaluate senior year pharmacy students' perceptions of and knowledge about generic medicines and generic substitution and to explore factors influencing these students' future generic substitution practices. Drug information references play an important role in pharmacy practice in fact, many state boards of pharmacy require that pharmacies maintain current drug information references pharmacy practice settings will usually provide at least one resource for pharmacists to utilize when answering drug information questions. Brand versus generic is only one reason why a pharmacy elective should be offered to medical students in a time when health care systems and patient compliance are thoroughly being studied, we cannot forget the pharmacy as an integral continuing part of patient care after departure from the hospital or clinic.
Given 4 medicines (over‐the‐counter and prescription), each student sits in the assessment area to complete a chart showing information about each medicine, eg prescription number. This study was conducted to compare the knowledge and perception of generic medicines among final year undergraduate medical, pharmacy, and nursing students in sierra leone we conducted a questionnaire-based cross-sectional study among these students at the college of medicine and allied health sciences university of sierra leone. The top 200 drugs, whether by numerical sales, dollars spent, or pharmacy times' annual list, creates a challenge for our google society with the availability of internet search functions, students often struggle to memorize large blocks of information in the unfamiliar language of generic and brand-name medications. 100 these results contradict with the findings of hassali et al, who reported aspects of the curriculum to be a reason for poor understanding of generic medicines among medical 50 graduates 12 (35%) 12 (35%) in addition to general knowledge about generic medicines, the main aim of this study was to evaluate the pharmacy and 0 medicine students' perceptions of generic medicines.
Of generic drugs among healthcare providers and students are few, especially in the african region currently, the knowledge about and perception of generic medicines among health care providers and students in sierra leone are unknown. Understanding generic medicines: what healthcare professionals should know moh cpd category a8: 3 points this cpd module entitled understanding generic medicines: what healthcare professionals should know is published to create awareness among healthcare professionals on the issues surrounding the prescribing and utilization of generic medicines.
Us pharm 201237(6)(generic drug review suppl):40-45 one of the most confusing markets for consumers is located at the pharmacy counter the rise of health care costs has lawmakers and employers scrambling to find ways to provide access to care without going bankrupt.