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Prospective Study on Prescribing Pattern of Peptic Ulcer Drugs and Outcomes in A Tertiary Care Hospital

Syed Farheen*, B. Kumar
Department of pharmaceutics, Ratnam Institute of pharmacy, Pidathapolur  (V&P), Muthukur (M), SPSR Nellore (Dist) 524346, Andhra Pradesh, India.

The current objective of study is to determine the prescription pattern of peptic ulcer drugs and outcomes in outpatient department of gastroenterology in a tertiary care hospital. To assess the diagnostic pattern of the peptic ulcer. To assess the risk factors associated with peptic ulcer. It is very common because many are available over the counter without a prescription and therefore they are a very common cause of peptic ulcers. NSAIDs cause ulcers by interrupting the natural ability of the stomach and the duodenum to protect them from stomach acid. H. Pylori is a type of bacteria that located in the gastrointestinal tract and has a tendency to assault the stomach lining and causes inflammation. The endoscopic examinations and urea breath test used to diagnose the disease. In our study total 250 patients were included. 50-59 age patients (21.6%) were more comparing with other age groups. In our study the male patients 61 (24.4%) were more comparing with females. Our study results accordance with previous study conducted by Nasrin Shahsavani et al. In our study H. Pylori infection patients were more 74(29.6%) comparing with other risk factors. In our study H. Pylori infected ulcers was more 90 (36%) comparing with other types of ulcers. In our study PPI’s (Proton Pump inhibitors) was prescribed more 85(34%) comparing with other drugs. In our study prescription containing tablet drug formulation was more 92 (36.8%) comparing with other formulations. In our study abdominal pain clinical symptom reported patients were more 89(35.6%) comparing with other clinical symptoms.
Keywords: Peptic Ulcer, Tertiary care hospitals, Prescribing Patterns, Drugs

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