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UK regulator clamps down on unsafe online medicines sites

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My experience of dispensing online prescriptions is that they prompt me to check with, for example, asthma patients, whether they have an asthma plan or have had a review within the last 12 months. On the other hand, I've encountered patients with multiple identities prescribed sildenafil one week; then tadalafil the next; and probably vardenafil the following week! On attempting to challenge such prescriptions with the prescribers, the admin staff on the telephone coolly state: "that's fine". End of conversation. So I am glad that finally, the CQC etc are scrutinizing this very lucrative healthcare consumer market.

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5 MAR 2017

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19:02

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