Pharmac’s patient safety protocols for generic switching prompt parliamentary petition

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Pharmac’s patient safety protocols for generic switching prompt parliamentary petition

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A petition signed by 1507 people is calling for a public inquiry into Pharmac’s generic medication patient safety protocols
Even if it’s only a placebo effect driving user’s adverse reactions with the change from branded drugs to generics, Pharmac needs to inform users of t, Sarah Macrae, Sarah Macrae says her unsettling experience going from antidepressant venlafaxine brand Effexor to generic Enlafax XR exemplifies the concerns petitio

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Make it easy for patients to apply for something like a special authority to stay on a particular brand. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯