Most Common Reason For Poor Rx Adherence: “I Forgot” – NCPA
This article was originally published in The Pink Sheet Daily
A study conducted for the National Community Pharmacists Association assigns chronic medication users report card grades based on rates of different non-adherent behaviors and describes the most common reasons along with some possible remedies.
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