ArmInfo. A new procedure for the circulation of medicines has been established in Armenia. The Government of Armenia approved the draft decision submitted by the RA Ministry of Health, "On the forms of prescriptions, the procedure for issuing prescriptions and dispensing medicines in pharmacies (including the electronic version), as well as on the treatment of medicines and medicines and invalidating Government Decision No. 759 of August 14 2001.
According to Armenian Healthcare Ministry press service, in the document regulating the circulation of medicines, the rules for prescribing medicines containing drugs and psychotropic substances, for medicines issued free of charge or on preferential terms, for taking prescriptions and for dispensing medicines, and for the form of prescriptions in accordance with the new law "On medicines". In the current order, these rules are described incomplete or absent. The document developed 4 prescription forms. The prescription remains in the pharmacy for further monitoring and monitoring. Under the new order, the original names of the medicinal product and their analogs (generics) will be written in recipes. In the pharmacy, the buyer must provide information about all drugs with a similar active substance, including prices. Simultaneously, the procedure for prescribing drugs containing narcotic substances was simplified. They can be prescribed by both family doctors and treating doctors, regardless of specialty. The new order of treatment of medicinal products will come into force three months after the official publication. Out of 4,723 medicines registered in Armenia, 3,632, including antibiotics, will be prescribed by prescription.