Drug Substitution

Known as: Switching, Drug, Therapeutic Substitutions, Substitutions, Therapeutic 
The practice of replacing one prescribed drug with another that is expected to have the same clinical or psychological effect.
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2015
2015
BACKGROUND The purpose was to describe utilization of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) and serotonin… (More)
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2013
2013
INTRODUCTION Antiretroviral changes (single drug substitutions and regimen switches) limit treatment options and introduce… (More)
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2011
Review
2011
Judicious prescribing is a prerequisite for safe and appropriate medication use. Based on evidence and lessons from recent… (More)
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2011
2011
Atholl Johnston, Roland Asmar, Björn Dahlöf, Kate Hill, David Albert Jones, Jens Jordan, Michael Livingston, Graham MacGregor… (More)
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2010
Highly Cited
2010
There is considerable interest and debate concerning the place of generic substitution (switching from a brand to generic product… (More)
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2010
2010
Cost-containment measures in healthcare provision include the implementation of therapeutic and generic drug substitution… (More)
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2010
2010
In the absence of a desired first choice medicinal herb, classical Ayurveda recommends use of a functionally similar substitute… (More)
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2009
2009
STUDY OBJECTIVES To determine the odds of antiepileptic drug substitution among patients who had an epileptic event requiring… (More)
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2009
2009
Switching between bioequivalent antiepileptic drugs (AEDs) in patients with epilepsy remains a concern because of possible… (More)
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
BACKGROUND We evaluated clinical toxicity in HIV-infected persons receiving antiretroviral therapy (ART) in Uganda. METHODS… (More)
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