“Just Take this Medicine” Evidence of Factors that influence Self-Medication with Antibiotics in LMICs: A Systematic Scoping Review

Antibiotic: medicines used to treat infections by killing or inhibiting the growth of bacteria (WHO, 2015) Antibiotic resistance: the ability of bacteria and other microorganisms to resist the effects of an antibiotic to which they were once sensitive. Bacteria adapt and grow in the presence of antibiotics. (WHO, 2015) Please...
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Dispensing practices of pethidine injection among private pharmacies in Uganda

Pethidine is a super-potent, fast acting opioid analgesic used in short-term management of severe post-operative pain. Please...
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Regulatory compliance in stock control and dispensing of controlled prescription drugs among private pharmacies in Uganda

Clinically approved drugs with high potential for abuse due to psychological or physical dependence (The Controlled Substances Act, 1970) Psychological or physical rewarding effects such as euphoria, mood stimulation, analgesia, sedation, increased energy, physical alertness and sexual arousal. Please...
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Discontinuation of Implanon NXT® among users at public health facilities in South Africa

Single-rod subdermal implant 68mg Etonogestrel Effect for 3 years Please...
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