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Community Pharmacist’s Responsibilities with Regards to Traditional Medicine/Complementary Medicine Products: A Systematic Literature Review

The use of Traditional Medicine/Complementary Medicine (TM/CM) products has gained popularity in many countries. There is a growing body of evidence to support that concomitant use of TM/CM products with certain pharmaceutical medicines may adversely affect treatment outcomes. There is a general consensus that pharmacists have a role to play in the safe and appropriate use of these products. However, the extent of their involvement and responsibilities are not yet defined. Clear guidelines that inform their duty of care is essential for pharmacists to establish their role in the management of TM/CM product use. Read more here.