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What should be done if a non-pharmacist is found dispensing a drug in a pharmacy?
Dr KK Aggarwal & Advocate Ira Gupta, 28 May 2020
#Multispeciality
As per the provisions of Section 42 of the Pharmacy Act 1948 only the registered pharmacist can compound prepare mix or dispense any medicine on prescription of a medical practitioner ...MORE
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Is there a limitation for filing of a complaint?
Dr KK Aggarwal & Advocate Ira Gupta, 27 May 2020
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Limitation is the time period within which a complaint has to be lodged If this time lapses and no complaint has been lodged then it is treated as ldquo Time Barred rdquo However in ...MORE
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Some patients ask for a bill for the drugs supplied by the registered medical practitioner. Should they be given a bill?
Dr KK Aggarwal & Advocate Ira Gupta, 26 May 2020
#Multispeciality
According to Clause 3 7 1 of the Indian Medical Council Professional Conduct Etiquette and Ethics Regulations 2002 a physician shall clearly display his fees and other charges on the ...MORE
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Can drugs be supplied by the registered practitioner to his patient?
Dr KK Aggarwal & Advocate Ira Gupta, 25 May 2020
#Multispeciality
The registered medical practitioner is entitled to supply the drugs medicines to his patients which have been prescribed by him but the same are with certain conditions of exemptions as ...MORE
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Can a patient dictate as to what all a doctor should write instead of following the protocol?
Dr KK Aggarwal & Advocate Ira Gupta, 24 May 2020
#Multispeciality
No the patient cannot dictate to any doctor as to what to write and doctors have to follow their protocol As per the provisions of Clause 7 7 of the Indian Medical Council Professional C ...MORE
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Is texting and email checking in OT allowed?
Dr KK Aggarwal & Advocate Ira Gupta, 23 May 2020
#Multispeciality
In operating room long cases allow anesthesiologists circulating nurses as well as perfusionists to access their cell phones Checking email sending texts and surfing the net can be ...MORE
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