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Never write a prescription as “8-2-8”. There are chances that the patient may take 8 tablets in the morning, 2 in the afternoon and 8 at night.Write the directions clearly for use of the prescribed drug.  Chapter 10 STEP 5: “Give information, instructions and warnings” of the WHO’s Guide to Good Prescribing - A Practical Manual clearly states that the patients should be instructed about when the drug should be taken.The dose must be correctly explained to the p...
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