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Concerns over antibiotics switch

29th August 2008

A number of organisations have raised concerns about the reclassification of some prescription antibiotics so they are available over-the-counter.

A member of the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency told magazine, Pulse:  "It’s complete double standards. On the one hand GPs keep being hit over the head and told “we must prescribe responsibly”, and then they make more antibiotics available OTC."


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