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Study of Drug Utilisation and Prescribing Pattern in the Department of Dermatology


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1 Post Graduate Student, Dept. of Pharmacology, MMIMSR, M.M. Deemed to be University, Mullana, Ambala, Haryana, India
2 Professor & Head, Dept. of Dermatology, MMIMSR, M.M. Deemed to be University, Mullana, Ambala, Haryana, India
3 Professor & Head, Dept. of Pharmacology, MMIMSR, M.M. Deemed to be University, Mullana, Ambala, Haryana, India
     

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Skin diseases seriously impact the quality of life of an individual. It affects all age groups and its chronic nature disturbs the financial status of the sufferer and family. Periodic audit of prescription in the form of drug utilisation study is a way to improve the quality of prescription and reduces the irrational prescribing and use of drugs. The present study was done to assess the drug prescribing patterns in dermatology outpatient department.

Keywords

Drug utilisation, Dermatology, Irrational
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Authors

Gunjeet Singh
Post Graduate Student, Dept. of Pharmacology, MMIMSR, M.M. Deemed to be University, Mullana, Ambala, Haryana, India
Sanjeev Gupta
Professor & Head, Dept. of Dermatology, MMIMSR, M.M. Deemed to be University, Mullana, Ambala, Haryana, India
Rani Walia
Professor & Head, Dept. of Pharmacology, MMIMSR, M.M. Deemed to be University, Mullana, Ambala, Haryana, India

Abstract


Skin diseases seriously impact the quality of life of an individual. It affects all age groups and its chronic nature disturbs the financial status of the sufferer and family. Periodic audit of prescription in the form of drug utilisation study is a way to improve the quality of prescription and reduces the irrational prescribing and use of drugs. The present study was done to assess the drug prescribing patterns in dermatology outpatient department.

Keywords


Drug utilisation, Dermatology, Irrational



DOI: https://doi.org/10.37506/v11%2Fi2%2F2020%2Fijphrd%2F194931