As per Medical Council of India's notice it asks doctors to
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Dr. Rahul Solanki
As per Medical Council of India's notice it asks doctors to prescribe medicines by their generic names. The notice states that every physician should prescribe drugs with generic names legibly, preferably in capital letters, and ensure that there is a rational prescription and use of drugs. However, The MCI notice doesn’t say that doctors should not write brand names, it says that physicians ‘should’ mention generic names. People might be interpreting this incorrectly.

I am sharing these prescriptions that were forwarded to me. These prescriptions have branded names but along with it are also mentioned their generic names. I plan to take up this methodology to follow the MCI notice, how will you be writing your prescription henceforth?
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Dr. M●●●●h A●●●●a
Dr. M●●●●h A●●●●a Pathology
Rather than asking Doctor to write generic drugs, Government should make it compulsory for the chemist or pharmasist to give Generic drug on every priscription and if patient or relative want any branded drug they should present to pharmasist with their written consent.
May 6, 2017Like
Dr. F●●●●●●n K●●●r
Dr. F●●●●●●n K●●●r Dermatology
Like we doctors take consent before any procedures,we should also take undertaking from the patients that once we finish writing the generic name on the prescription, the doctor is not responsible for any unsatisfactory results due to Sub standard brand sold by the Pharmacist if at all.doctors are safe n the Pharmacist is accountable from then on.
May 6, 2017Like7
Dr. V●●●l D●●●●●i
Dr. V●●●l D●●●●●i General Management
Majority of Medical Stores employ only metric - non metric employees who are unable to decipher handwritings of doctors under the pretext that ' All Doctors are not writing legibly' . These non metric hands working at medical stores always ' sell' codiene containing cough suppressants to addicts. Majority of medical stores keep one xerox copy of photo and certificate of a registered pharmacist. When someone asks about whereabouts of this pharmacist one always gets one obvious answer ' he is not here and has gone out for some Govt and will be back in a couple of hours' work' ... Read more
May 7, 2017Like2