Self-medication with antibiotics: questionnaire survey among primary care center attendants.

İLHAN M. N. , Durukan E., Ilhan S., BARAN AKSAKAL F. N. , ÖZKAN S., Bumin M. A.

Pharmacoepidemiology and drug safety, vol.18, no.12, pp.1150-7, 2009 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 18 Issue: 12
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Doi Number: 10.1002/pds.1829
  • Journal Name: Pharmacoepidemiology and drug safety
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.1150-7
  • Keywords: self-medication, antibiotics, Turkey


Purpose The aim of this study was to determine the frequency and reasons for self-medication with antibiotics within the last 12 months among primary healthcare center attendants aged 18 or over, in Ankara.