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Can a registered medical practitioner compel or force his patient to purchase
Dr KK Aggarwal & Advocate Ira Gupta,  03 October 2018
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Can a registered medical practitioner compel or force his patient to purchase the drug/medicine from him only?No, the registered medical practitioner cannot compel or force his patient to purchase the drug/medicine from him only.Though as per Item No. 5 of the Schedule K of the Drugs and Cosmetics Rules, 1945 and Clause 6.3 of the Code of Medical Ethics, the registered medical practitioner is entitled to supply the drugs to his patients which have been prescribed by him.However, the registered
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