Thanks to the Internet, a patient can now access information more quickly and easily. This gives him a more active role in all stages of his health care from prevention to treatment.
Even though the majority of over-the-counter (OTC) drugs (over-the-counter, over-the-counter drugs) are still bought in stationary pharmacies, online research and online purchases are becoming increasingly important.
The development of the Internet has fundamentally shaped the healthcare sector in recent years. Thanks to digitization, patients can obtain better information online and are therefore more responsible and competent overall.
A visit to a doctor or pharmacy is not always necessary to get initial information about symptoms and possible treatments.
A study by Google provides new insights into digital usage behavior in healthcare and online searches for non-prescription drugs.