A PROSPECTIVE OBSERVATIONAL STUDY ON USE OF ANTIBIOTICS AND ITS OUTCOMES IN DEPARTMENT OF GENERAL MEDICINE IN A TERITARY CARE HOSPITAL
Md. Zahid Saif, Mohammed Khaja Ikramuddin, Md. Akbar Ali Khan, 1Nazila Mansoor, *Dr. Mohd. Faqruddin, Dr. Javeed Akhter Ansari, Dr. Mohd Nasir Mohiuddin, Dr. Javeedullah, Dr. Rafia Sultana and Mohd Mohiuddin Shareef
Introduction: Balanced utilization of medications might be characterized as: Patients get medicines according to their clinical needs, in order to meet their own particular individual necessities, for a satisfactory time frame, and the most minimal expense to them and their group this is likewise demonstrative towards utilization of antibiotics. Methodology: The study was done in branch of general medicine in tertiary level hospital(Osmania general hospital). Which is 1400 beded. The hospital is one of government prestigious institutes, oversaw by senior experts, profoundly experienced in particular speciality. Results: the results was evaluated as per the methodology in four parts On assessing the results of study it was found that out of 500 cases studied which accounted for 100%, (piperacillin+tazobactam) was found to be indicated the most in penincillins category almost 12% of cases were indicated with following combination antibiotic followed by (amoxcicillin+clavulanic acid) in 11.6% of patients. ampicillin was prescribed at an rate of 10% , meropenam in 1.6% and lastly benzyl-penicillin in 0.4% cases. Conclusion: A wide range of clinical dosing and assortment of medications were used from different medications classes results demonstrates that cephalosporin’s were broadly utilized, among cephalosporin’s ceftriaxone was for the most part recommended took after by azithromycin and afterward piperacillin+tazobactam mix was endorsed on third place.
Keywords: antibiotics, rational, irrational, utilization.
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