Dilemma: would you dispense this prescription?

THE British Medical Association (BMA) and the General Medical Council (GMC) provide guidance to doctors about prescribing for themselves, family members and close friends. This dilemma explores how you would deal with a number of prescribing scenarios and whether you would be prepared to dispense certain items and what would influence your decision making.

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Note: the purpose of this dilemma is to present a case that may occur in practice; for you to consider what you would do if faced with it; and to encourage you to reflect on your decision. The possible answers are examples, and are not an exhaustive list of all the potential solutions

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