Drug Utilization Study of Antihypertensives in a Tertiary Care Hospital


Hajera T. Syeda et al., 


Drug utilization | Hypertension

Publication Details

Vol: 7; Iss:7; Jul 21 | ISSN: 2454-5422


Drug utilization studies are prerequisite for drug policy formulations, they offer methods which are useful in training and teaching of drug therapies. It’s well-known, inappropriate drug use results in side effects such as drug interactions, ecological disturbance and effects the diagnosis. As many as 1billion people worldwide may have a hypertensive disorder making it the most frequently seen disorder. These studies are used in society to ascertain the role of drugs and to create a sound basis for health-economic and socio-medical studies for healthcare decision making. Hypertension is an important public health concern because of its associated morbidity, mortality and economic impact on society. It is a key contributing factor in the development of cardiovascular disease and major cause of stroke, MI, heart failure and kidney disease among others. 


Hajera T. Syeda, Ilyaseen Razeenah, Mehwish Aroosa, Unissa Shareefa Drug Utilization Study of Antihypertensives in a Tertiary Care Hospital. International Journal of Current Science Research (IJCSR) 7.7 (2021): 2188-2193.