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Table 5 Practices of study participants regarding CAM in the pharmacies. (n = 832)*

From: The role of pharmacists in complementary and alternative medicine in Lebanon: users’ perspectives

  n(%)     
Always Often Sometimes Rarely No
How frequently do you buy your CAM products from the pharmacy? 501(60.2) 103(12.4) 64(7.7) 79(9.5) 85(10.2)
Do you ask your pharmacist about the effective and safe use of the products 375(45.1) 279(33.6) 94(11.3) 44(5.3) 39(4.7)
Do you give your pharmacist feedback about the outcome after you use CAM 217(26.2) 222(26.8) 180(21.7) 85(10.3) 125(15.1)
Do you give your pharmacist feedback if you suffered from any adverse reaction related to CAM products use 381(45.8) 263(31.6) 91(10.9) 51(6.1) 46(5.5)
Do you discuss your health status (diseases) and medications taken with your pharmacists before taking CAM products? 332(39.9) 268(32.2) 132(15.9) 48(5.8) 52(6.3)
  1. *Values in this table represent n (%)