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Medicines for people. Myths and reality


The letter raises the issue of myths existing among the general population about the harmfulness of synthetic medicines. The problems of drug provision, the lack of vital antiepileptic drugs on sale, frequent changes in the prescription forms are touched upon. The reasons for the low efficiency of domestic generics are indicated, an inconvenient form of their release is noted. The author emphasizes how important it is for a doctor to take into account the individual characteristics of a patient when choosing drug therapy.

About the Author

A. S. Petrukhin
Pirogov Russian State Research Medical University
Russian Federation

Andrey S. Petrukhin – Dr. Med. Sc., Professor, Chair of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Medical Genetics

8 corp. 8 Leninskiy Ave, Moscow 117049


For citations:

Petrukhin A.S. Medicines for people. Myths and reality. Epilepsy and paroxysmal conditions. 2021;13(4):400-403. (In Russ.)

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ISSN 2077-8333 (Print)
ISSN 2311-4088 (Online)