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The Resulting Health Risks In Resorting To Self-Medication

The Resulting Health Risks In Resorting To Self-Medication

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In Nigeria today, so many lives have been sacrificed all as a result of those victims resorting to self-medication and because some of the medical practitioners continue to make those drugs available to those victims without medical prescriptions from medical professionals. Though, few of those cases are made known to the public, the reality remains that the numbers of Nigerian citizens are actually being reduced as a result of this self-medication. In order words, this situation is becoming epidemic. This paper appeals to the government of the Federal Republic of Nigeria both Federal (for the Federal Capital Territory-Abuja) and the State of the Federation to consider the necessity of criminalizing the act of resorting to self-medication by Nigerians, either for themselves or for other...