Counselling people on the use of medicines

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This pharmacy guide is for pharmacists when advising people on the use of medicines.

It will help you to consider when advice is appropriate and looks at:

  • Who to advise
  • When advice is appropriate
  • What information should be given.

First Published: 26 September 2016
Updated: 1 June 2022

Sections on this page

    • Key points
    • Why people need advice
    • Who to give medicines advice to
    • When medicines advice is appropriate
    • What information should be given
    • Additional points to consider
    • Further information

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