oa SA Pharmaceutical Journal - Fraudulent prescriptions : what to do? : practice matters

Volume 78, Issue 3
  • ISSN : 2221-5875
  • E-ISSN: 2220-1017



I am often approached by both doctors and pharmacists for assistance on what to do about fraudulent prescriptions. In this article, I outline the problem as it presents itself in practice, consider some legal aspects and ethical obligations, offer some practical suggestions, and explain the process followed by our office in trying to alert pharmacists about fraudulent prescriptions.

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