Sireesha V*, Kumar B
The aim of the study is to determine the prescribing pattern of patient with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. Estimating deserve clinical attention to therapy outcomes contrasting study on use of generic drug prescription as well essential drug prescription. In this study, 90 cases were collected in which describing the selection therapy and drugs were administered for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease as well choice ascertained to concurrent illness. The study was Simple Prospective observational study which was carried out for a period of six months. The patients were involved in the study based on inclusion and exclusion criteria. In this study 90 patients with the diagnosis of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease visited the Tuberculosis & Respiratory Department during the six months in which data was collected. Prescriptions of all 90 patients were analyzed and the following demographic details were obtained. Maximum numbers of patients were in the age group of between 41-50 years (48.4 %) and among 90 cases, males constituted 60 (66 %) and females 30 (34 %). In our study, we observed that the incidence of COPD was more common in males when compared to females. Majority of the patients were from the age group of 41-50 years. The study of the prescribing pattern of antibiotics seeks to monitor and evaluate if necessary and suggest modifications in prescribing pattern as to make medical care rational and cost effective.
Drug utilization, Bronchodilators, Tertiary care hospitals, Phospho diesterase Inhibitors, Anti muscarinic receptors etc.