Drug Expiry Debate: An Approach to Myth and Reality

Science Press Release Distribution Services

Drug Expiry Debate: An Approach to Myth and Reality

June 11, 2021 Medicine and Medical Science 0

Hospitals, nursing homes, retail pharmacies, and consumers all throw away drugs, with hospitals alone throwing away over $800 million in drugs each year. If we can modify it to work around it, it will be beneficial to the African and Asian continents, particularly in the peripheral outreach health centres in Africa where medicine availability and storage are a challenge. The cost implications of these studies are staggering, with one dollar spent to demonstrate longer-than-labeled drug stability translating to $94 saved on repurchasing these products.

Author(s) Details

Dan Gikonyo
Department of Cardiology and Cardiothoracic & Vascular Surgery, The Karen Hospital, Nairobi, Kenya.

Anthony Gikonyo
Department of Cardiology and Cardiothoracic & Vascular Surgery, The Karen Hospital, Nairobi, Kenya.

Duncan Luvayo
Department of Cardiology and Cardiothoracic & Vascular Surgery, The Karen Hospital, Nairobi, Kenya.

Premanand Ponoth
Department of Cardiology and Cardiothoracic & Vascular Surgery, The Karen Hospital, Nairobi, Kenya.

View Book :- https://stm.bookpi.org/HMMS-V2/article/view/1347

 

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *