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PATIENT ADHERENCE: A HARD PILL TO SWALLOW?

SHARESHARESHARE
The pill-taking experience has a direct impact on patient acceptance and adherence to a prescription regimen; which in turn can impact a drug’s overall effectiveness. Patients that report having difficulty swallowing tablets are far more likely to skip, discontinue, or delay a dose. Every missed dose means non-compliance, and non-repeated (non-refilled perscriptions equate to lost revenue for pharmaceutical manufacturers and avoidable for costs for healthcare systems. In this webcast, we will unmask influences that contribute to patient non-adherence and the factors that impact how people feel about the swallowability of tablets.