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PHARMACIE POSTALE [3 records]

Record 1 2021-01-19

English

Subject field(s)
  • Pharmacy
  • Shipping and Delivery
  • Medication
DEF

A pharmacy that dispenses drugs through the mail rather than through a retail store front.

CONT

Mail order pharmacies are also called home delivery pharmacies since they deliver your medications through the mail and directly to your home … The mail order pharmacy is typically owned by either your managed care company (aka health insurer) or by a pharmacy benefit management company that your insurer contracts with directly to provide this service. … The service is typically the fulfillment of … medications which you will take on a long term basis (aka maintenance medications).

Key term(s)
  • mailorder pharmacy

French

Domaine(s)
  • Pharmacie
  • Expédition et livraison
  • Médicaments
DEF

Entreprise spécialisée dans la distribution de médicaments d'ordonnance par la poste ou par messager.

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Farmacia
  • Expedición y entrega
  • Medicamentos
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Record 2 1999-12-29

English

Subject field(s)
  • Pharmacology

French

Domaine(s)
  • Pharmacologie

Spanish

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Record 3 1994-09-10

English

Subject field(s)
  • Pharmacy
DEF

A practice by which patients can send their prescriptions by phone, fax, or mail to a pharmacy which delivers the drug.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Pharmacie
CONT

Pour l'instant, la pharmacie postale ne constitue pas une menace économique sérieuse pour les pharmaciens.

Spanish

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