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1. Title Title of document Manipulation of prescriptions by patients – what must a doctor do?
 
2. Creator Author's name, affiliation, country Avinash De Sousa; Consultant Psychiatrist and Founder Trustee, Desousa Foundation, Carmel 18, St. Francis Road, Off SV Road, Santacruz West, Mumbai 400 054,; IN
 
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4. Description Abstract Over-the-counter use of medication via chemists, including the use of psychiatric medication, has always been a cause of worry in the Indian subcontinent. Over the last two years, the rules on dispensing psychiatric medication have become stringent and chemists have to dispense the exact amount of medicine written on the prescription for the time duration mentioned. The chemist also stamps the prescription with the amount of medicine dispensed so that the patient does not use the prescription at another chemist's or counter to obtain more than the amount prescribed.
 
5. Publisher Organizing agency, location Forum for Medical Ethics Society
 
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7. Date (YYYY-MM-DD) 2016-11-30
 
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10. Identifier Uniform Resource Identifier https://ijme.in/articles/manipulation-of-prescriptions-by-patients-what-must-a-doctor-do/
 
11. Source Title; vol., no. (year) Indian Journal of Medical Ethics;: Ethics and medical education
 
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