Table 3

Respondents’ frequency of and reasons for telephone consultations with community pharmacists in the past 12 months: N = 172.

REASON FOR CONSULTATIONRESPONDENTS’ REPORTED FREQUENCY OF TELEPHONE CONSULTATIONS WITH PHARMACISTS, %
> 5 TIMES2 TO 5 TIMESONCENEVER
Obtain a complete list of medications a patient is taking93.65.80.60.0
Ask for a pharmacotherapeutic opinion40.141.312.26.4
Verify adherence to treatment35.547.18.78.7
Check the possibility of drug interactions30.247.115.17.6