Medication Non-Compliance

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The word medication is defined as :” A drug or other form of medicine that is used to treat or prevent disease”(Oxford English Dictionary, 2004).
From the definition, medication is a great product from chemical and biological aspect which will help general public contain health and live well. However, when people take their medication with non-compliance, the result of taking medication will be harmful and even can be deadly (Hillen et al., 2015).

In the modern society, the use of medication has become an issue of major concern for many individual and groups in world because the medication-taking behavior is extremely complex because it involves patient, physician, and process components. Therefore, for individual to improve compliance, requiring numerous multifactorial strategies (Brown and Bussell, 2011). …show more content…

However, half considered to be potentially preventable (Caughey et al., 2014).

Dr Roughead, who from Quality Use of Medicines and Pharmacy Research Centre, University of South Australia, use his experiment to express different kind of medication-related problems commonly happened in Australian patient and the percentage of each problem. (Show as table

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