Patients may start to take cheaper over the counter regimens

BMJ 1996; 313 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.313.7071.1554b (Published 14 December 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;313:1554
  1. Meirion R Evans
  1. Consultant in communicable disease control Department of Public Health Medicine, Bro Taf Health Authority, Cardiff CF4 3QX

    EDITOR,—In their article on the future for self medication Colin Bradley and Alison Blenkinsopp highlighted several issues raised by the increasing deregulation of prescription only medicines, including concerns about safety and the monitoring of adverse reactions.1 One recent development that they did not mention is last year's amendment to the NHS (General Medical Services) Regulations 1992, …

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