MHLW Survey: 40% Of Japan Pharmacies Don’t Explain Category-1 Drugs
This article was originally published in PharmAsia News
Almost 40% of Japanese pharmacies do not provide written explanations of the side effects of Category 1 OTC drugs despite being required to do so by law, according to a survey carried out by MHLW Japan.
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