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Misuse of and addiction to medication

An offer to all who would like to help someone close to them

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This brochure is aimed at family members of people at risk of or suffering from addiction. It describes the different types of addiction, the effects of narcotic drugs and where to get help to handle relatives or friends suffering from addiction.

Multimedication

Ärztliches Zentrum für Qualität in der Medizin (ÄZQ)

This fact sheet explains why patients are given many different medicinal products and the risks involved when several medicines are taken at the same time.

Antibiotics – what you should know

Ärztliches Zentrum für Qualität in der Medizin (ÄZQ)

This fact sheet explains how antibiotics work and what you should remember when you take them.

Resistance to Antibiotics

Ärztliches Zentrum für Qualität in der Medizin (ÄZQ)

Here you can find information on how resistance to antibiotics develops and what you can do to prevent it.

Safe medical treatment

Ärztliches Zentrum für Qualität in der Medizin (ÄZQ)

It is not always easy to take medicines as prescribed. This fact sheet tells you how to take medicinal products safely.