ISSN: 1998 - 4162

JISR MSSE Journal Contents

Volume 6, Number 2, July 2008


Factors That Affect Attitude towards Generic Drugs' Prescription: A Comparison of Pakistani and Slovenian General Practitioners Practices
Sohail Raza - Helium (Pvt) Ltd, Karachi, Pakistan
Shafi Azam - IMSL, Karachi, Pakistan


Abstract
Doctors are usually concerned about the quality of generic drugs, and possible liabilities connected with their use. Therefore, this study is an attempt to examine the attitudes of Pakistani General Practitioners (GPs) towards generic prescribing drugs. This study focuses five areas that affect GPs prescribing habit of generic drugs. Moreover, this study evaluates and compares practices of GPs’ towards prescribe generic drugs in Pakistan and Slovenia. 50 General Practitioners are selected from Karachi through simple random sampling. Questionnaire–a primary data collection tool is used to collect data from all General Practitioners...

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