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Drug Utilization Evaluation of Antibiotics in District Hospital Baurari Tehri Uttarakhand

Author(s): Kanishk Kala*, Rupinder Kaur Sodhi, Upendra Kumar Jain
Abstract: Drug utilization is important for all drugs especially for antibiotic as they are widely used in hospitals and have a potential to be resistant hence this study was conducted to access the drug utilization evaluation of antibiotics in district hospital Baurari Tehri Garhwal .It was a retrospective study in which a total of 107patient records were analyzed Male to female ratio was 1:1.2 Majority of the patients 40 (37%) were in 41-60 years age. Fever was the major indication in our study. Highly prescribed antibiotic was ceftriaxone. A total of 1064 drugs were prescribed average number of drugs per prescription was 8.44. Percentage of drug by generic name was 33. Percentage of antibiotic prescribed was 82. Percentage of encounters with an injection was 57. Percentage of drugs with EDL was 66.The study concluded presence of poly pharmacy and higher frequency of injections.
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How To Cite this Article:

Kanishk Kala*, Rupinder Kaur Sodhi, Upendra Kumar Jain. Drug Utilization Evaluation of Antibiotics in District Hospital Baurari Tehri Uttarakhand. 2019; 9(1): 01-08.