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Le coût, ce n'est pas tout…à propos des médicaments génériques

Published inRevue médicale suisse, vol. 12, no. 524, p. 1230-1233
Publication date2016
Abstract

The aim of this qualitative study was to explore patients' representations regarding generics in patients suffering from non-specific disabling chronic musculoskeletal pain, as these patients are confronted with the issue of the prescription and/or substitution of original formulations with generics. Patients' representations suggest that they might be confident in taking a generic medication: when the generic medication is prescribed by the physician and each prescription is discussed, i.e., the patient is prescribed the generic version of a given medication and not a generic medication. Economic arguments are not sufficient to accept substitution. Negative representations require attention and need be considered.

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PIGUET, Valérie et al. Le coût, ce n’est pas tout…à propos des médicaments génériques. In: Revue médicale suisse, 2016, vol. 12, n° 524, p. 1230–1233.
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