Thursday 8 October 2015

Bahrain tightens controls on prescription drugs

Health authorities have tightened controls on the sale of prescription drugs at Bahrain's main hospital. The new measures come after scores of patients have been caught taking drugs at higher dosages than prescribed to them or medic


Tawam launches prescription refill clinics

Al Ain-based Tawam Hospital, in affiliation with Johns Hopkins Medicine and part of the Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (Seha) healthcare system, has launched four prescription refill clinics, exclusively for its patients with chronic but stab


Bahrain sees 700pc rise in use of painkillers

There has been a staggering increase of up to 700 per cent in the use of prescription painkillers in some areas of Bahrain since the beginning of 2011, a report said. This coincides with an outbreak of anti-government protests, wh


Painkillers in Bahrain to require prescription

Nearly all painkillers available in Bahrain could soon require a doctor's prescription, with health officials working on a proposed legislation to ensure only basic drugs are made available over the counter. The National Healt

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