Evidence of abuse of PM noticed by doctors

Number (%) of doctors who are aware

Some patients were receiving prescription for the same prescription medicine from other undisclosed doctors


Frequent unscheduled visits/consultations by some patients to request for refills of prescription medicines


Some patients regularly claim to have lost their prescription forms and request for replacement


Some patients consume prescription medicines much faster than indicated


Evidence of abuse of PM noticed by pharmacists/PPMVs

Number (%) of pharmacists/PPMVs etc who are aware

Some customers were buying prescription medicines more frequently than normal


Some customers came to purchase the same type of prescription medicine with multiple prescriptions made by the same or different doctors


Some customers presented forged or altered prescription forms


Some customers were buying large quantities of cough medicines or cold medicines at a single purchase


Some customers were buying cough medicines or cold medicines too frequently than normal