ERRCDExpendability/Recoverability/Reparability/Cost Designator
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The planned ERRCD system would alert doctors and pharmacists to people who are abusing prescription drugs by doctor or pharmacy shopping.
To be an effective monitoring tool, the PSA statement said the proposed ERRCD system must be: A compulsory system used for all drugs with the potential for addiction not just prescription medicines, Supported by the adoption of nationally uniform regulatory controls for poisons, Appropriately integrated with prescribing and dispensing systems to ensure seamless use by prescribers and pharmacists, Functional for real-time use, so that a prescriber or pharmacist concerned about a consumers use can access accurate and up-to-date data.
Having an ERRCD system would be a major boost in fight to curb inappropriate use of prescription and OTC medicines in Australia that have a potential for harm and addiction.