|Ukraine mulls introducing electronic prescriptions for antibiotics|
Journal Staff Report
The recent introduction of electronic prescriptions for antibiotics is not expected to affect this market segment, but will create prerequisites for antimicrobial resistance, industry experts said in a poll. "This is a necessary measure to counter antibiotic resistance, self-medication and misuse of drugs," General Manager of the Teva Ukraine pharmaceutical company Dmytro Spitsyn said. Electronic prescriptions for antibiotics have been introduced in Ukraine from August 1.