2012 issue 2

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Volume 21, issue 2

Special article

Walking in the minefield – comments on the use of medicines at variance with medical product specifications

Tomasz Szafrański1, Anita Szafrańska2
1. III Klinika Psychiatryczna, Instytut Psychiatrii i Neurologii, Warszawa
2. Indywidualna Specjalistyczna Praktyka Lekarska, Warszawa
Postępy Psychiatrii i Neurologii 2012; 21(2): 107–115
Keywords: drugs, the use beyond registered recommendations, medical product specifications

Abstract

The paper presents a critical commentary on current stipulations, doubts and controversies concerning the use of pharmaceuticals beyond the registered recommendations included in the "medical product specifications" – in the context of regulations on the medical profession performance and the principles on drug reimbursement (Eds.).

Address for correspondence:
Dr Tomasz Szafrański
III Klinika Psychiatryczna IPiN
ul. Sobieskiego 9, 02‒957 Warszawa
szafran@ipin.edu.pl