According to authors James and Rovers (2005), exist four categories of actions that can be developed by the druggist to improve the state of health of the patient, would be they: Education and accompaniment of the patient. Evaluation of the risk factors. Prevention of the health. Monitoring of the illnesses. These measures are lined up to the topics related for the World-wide Organization of Sade (OMS) and can be useful for promotion of the health and the rational medicine use.
The druggist must acquire knowledge to guide the community so that the same one knows as to proceed in relation to the medicine use and that it knows the illnesses most prevalent in its half one, also preveniz ways them or to diminish its complications (SULPINO, 2007). 3,3 Self-medication As Martinho (2005) self-medication can be considered a complementary factor to the system of health, in particular in the poor countries the World-wide Organization of the Health published lines of direction for exempt medicines of medical lapsing, however the inadequate self-medication can cause serious consequences as: to mask illnesses, to cause iatrognicas diseases, effect undesirable, poisonings, among others. The risks of the self-medication are related with the degree of instruction and information of the user on the medicine, as well as the easiness with that they acquire them to the consumers and mainly the fulfilment of the obligatoriness of the presentation of the prescription for tarjados medicines These risks cannot be classified as: diagnosised Riot incorrectly. delayed Recognition of the riot and possible aggravation. Choice of the inadequate therapy.