Pharmacy advice top notch for warfarin patients

Australian pharmacists are preventing potential adverse reactions in patients taking warfarin due to the high quality of advice they are providing, new research has shown. 

Analysis of mystery shopper visits to 170 pharmacies across Australia revealed they were providing high quality advice, good communication to patients, expeditious access to pharmacists and appropriate OTC analgesic recommendations to patients taking warfarin.

All 170 pharmacies correctly recommended OTC analgesics that were less likely to cause adverse events when taken with warfarin, the