Naveena. B*, Kumar. B
This study aim to evaluate prevalence rate of hypertension in males and females as well as drug –drug interactions comprising to be potential & actual appropriateness deserve clinical attention on therapy suggested in ruling cardiac complications. The current objective of study is to screen the prescription trends in hypertension patients. Assess of cardiac parameters in patients with hypertension. In this study, 260 cases were collected in which determines hypertension therapy was administered for the patient’s rules out generic or essential drug prescribing. The study was Simple Prospective observational study which was carried out for a period of six months. In this study 260 cases involving hypertension drugs administration were included Table 1 gives demographic characteristics of patients to whom hypertension drugs were administered based on age and gender. Maximum numbers of patients were in the age group of above 60years (42.69 %) as among 260 cases, males constituted 140 (54%) and females 120 (46%). Out of 260 patients 245 patients (66.27%) patients were found suffering with co morbid concurrent illness hypertension followed by cardio complications associated. The percentage of patients on hypertension immunotherapy was 60% and dual-therapy with 40%. The study reveals that ACE-Inhibitors were prescribed in 70 patients (26.92%). The management of concurrent illness (i.e. co morbid cardio-complications more ratios associated with hypertension angina MI CCF arrhythmias), Clinical effectiveness of therapy is influenced by prescriber, agent selection and therapy changes as well as patient’s adherence with prescribed drug regimens.
Antihypertensive drugs, Prescribing pattern, Tertiary care hospital, Drug regimen etc.