Monday, April 30, 2012

Diabetic Drug Shortage In Government Hospitals

A large number of essential drugs prescribed for Diabetes including "Metformin" and "Insulin" are out of stock in most of the Government Hospital Diabetic Clinics these days according to hospital sources.Due to this situation Doctors prescribing patients to purchase these drugs from private pharmacies sources have added.

It has been reported that if Doctors in Government Hospital Diabetic Clinics prescribed the patients 8 drugs at least 5 or 6 drugs should be purchase from private pharmacies patients have revealed.However majority of Diabetic Patients are reported as not purchasing these drugs from pharmacies due to their poor economy.

Meanwhile most of these Diabetic Drugs which are out of stock at Government Hospitals are not available  in Medical Supplies Division (MSD) as well according to the sources.

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