Self Medication

Known as: Medication, Self, medication self, Self Medications 
The self administration of medication not prescribed by a physician or in a manner not directed by a physician.
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Self-medication is a specific therapeutic behavioral change in response to disease or parasitism. The empirical literature on… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
OBJECTIVE To determine the prevalence, attitude and knowledge of self-medication amongst university students of Karachi, Pakistan… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
The classification of medicine as Prescription-Only-Medicine (POM) and Over-The-Counter (OTC) drugs in Jordan is present but not… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
PURPOSE To estimate the prevalence of self medication with antibiotics and antimalarials in Khartoum State, Sudan and evaluate… (More)
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Review
2003
Review
2003
Early in the co-evolution of plant-animal relationships, some arthropod species began to utilize the chemical defences of plants… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
BACKGROUND Self-medication and non-doctor prescribing of drugs is common in developing countries. Complementary and alternative… (More)
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Review
2001
Review
2001
Self medication is becoming an increasingly important area within healthcare. It moves patients towards greater independence in… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
OBJECTIVE This study was an investigation of the frequencies of insomnia and its self-medication with alcohol in a group of… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
To identify the sociodemographic factors associated to self-medication (i.e. use of non-prescription medicines) and undesirable… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Studies of pharmaceutical practice have called attention to the role played by pharmacists and pharmacy attendants in fostering… (More)
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