Drug Utilization Study of Antihypertensives in a Tertiary Care Hospital
Hajera T. Syeda et al.,
Drug utilization | Hypertension
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.