Simply explained video: pharmaceutical equivalents.
Who decides what I get?
Sometimes your pharmacist will give you a different medication to the one your doctor has prescribed for you. In such cases, this is known as a pharmaceutical equivalent. But what are the regulations on this? What do the discount agreements between health insurers and medication manufacturers have to do with it? What is the 4G rule? And what does aut idem actually signify? We explain it all.
Simply explained. Simply understood: pharmaceutical equivalents.
What is a courier service?
Many pharmacies offer a handy service where a courier delivers your medication directly to you at home. This is known as a courier service. Find out exactly how this works in our video.