Pharmacists under fire for homeopathy, supplement sales

Pharmacists are once again under fire for promoting unproven products when they “peddle homeopathy”, a situation made worse by the rise of retail management in community pharmacy, an expert believes.

Writing in MJA InSight , community pharmacist, Ian Carr, says the “slough of highly suspect supplements and therapies” that confront customers in most Australian pharmacies is not providing evidence-based advice to the public.

Mr Carr, who says he refuses to stock “homeopathic