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A STUDY ON PRESCRIBING PATTERN OF NON STEROIDAL ANTI INFLAMMATORY DRUGS IN THE ORTHOPAEDIC DEPARTMENT IN A TEACHING HOSPITAL

Geenamol K. S.* and Abubaker Siddiq

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Nonsteroidal anti- inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) are one of the most commonly used medications in the world. A prospective observational study was carried outon Prescribing Pattern of Nonsteroidal Anti Inflammatory Drugs in the Orthopaedic Department in a Teaching Hospital. The goal of the study was toassess the prescription pattern of Non steroidal anti inflammatory drugs in orthopaedic department and to determine the type and frequency of gastro protective drugs used with NSAIDs. And also to assess the disease pattern in orthopaedics. This study was undertaken, over duration of six months at Orthopaedic in-patient department of Basaveshwara Medical College & Hospital, Chitradurga. All patients presented in Orthopaedic in-patient department in the hospital who are prescribed by NSAIDs during the study period. The datacollected from the Patient medical records. Prescriptions containing NSAIDs are documented in an ethically approved and specialized drug utilization proforma.A total of 131 subjects were included as per study criteria. Among 131 subjects, 67.17% were males and 26.06% females. Prescription patterns of NSAIDs shows that 67.24% of Diclofenac followed by Paracetamol 26.72%.The most commonly prescribed fixed dose combinations in our study were combination of Trypsin, Bromelain, Rutoside, Diclofenac(39.70%).The most commonly prescribed gastro protectives were found that Pantoprazole 70.79% followed by Ranitidine 20.35%.The research concludes that Diclofenac and Paracetamoltakes part more in the current prescription market of Orthopaedic subjects along with Pantoprazole and Ranitidine. Majority of the drugs were given by intravenous route followed by the oral route.

Keywords: Prescription Pattern, NSAIDs, Gastro protective, Orthopaedics.


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