Frequency of drug-related problems in self-medication in German community pharmacies

Christiane Eickhoff, Nina Griese, Andrea Haemmerlein & Martin Schulz
Background and aim: In German community pharmacies prevalence of drug-related problems (DRPs) in OTC use is not known yet. Therefore, we initiated a study to quantify DRPs in self-medication. Further, we assessed factors having an impact on safe OTC use. Material and method: Community pharmacists[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]