PHARMACOTHERAPEUTIC PROFILE OF PATIENTS FROM HYPERTENSIVE AND DIABETICS PROGRAM FROM SANTO ÂNGELO/RS
Julia Luiza Nascimento Hammes, Keila da Silva Ames, Pedro Henrique Bassani, Carine Zimmerman, Emanuelle Kerber Viera Mallet, Matias Nunes Frizzo*and Yana Picinin Sandri Lissarassa
The reduction in fecundity and mortality rates, combined to increase the life expectancy of the population brought benefits, however there was increase occurrence of chronic non-communicable diseases such as High Blood Presssure and Diabetes Mellitus, consequently there was also an increased consumption of drugs. The study has descriptive retrospective analytical character, where were traced the pharmacotherapeutics profiles of hypertensives and diabetics patients attended by Family Health Strategy (FHS's) programs of the Santo Ângelo-RS city. Of the 117 patients analyzed, occurred prevalence the elderlys and women and most of them (46,1%) made use of polypharmacy. The Patients even in use of polypharmacy still had uncontrolled blood glucose, where significant increases were found with an average of 122 ± 54 mg/dl between them. In relation to anthropometric variables CA and IMC present themselves high may be the cause of uncontrolled blood glucose levels that was found in these patients. The quality of life scores were low and the patients who used the polypharmacy possessed lower scores and hence, lower quality of life compared to other patients. It realizes an extensive use of drugs, with a high prevalence of polypharmacy in elderly with concomitant chronic diseases, influencing negatively the quality of life of these patients.
Keywords: Presssure, Pharmacotherapeutics, hypertensives.
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