Lastly, it is not humanly possible to remember 50 brands of same antibiotics by doctors. The medicine should be available by generic name only.
The primary objective should be not to prevent access to useful drugs but to justify the use of antibiotic based on peer review. Similarly government should launch audit of antibiotic usage and study of prescribing habits which may suggest educational interventions for public and doctors.
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