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A CLINIC BASED OBSERVATIONAL STUDY ON ADVERSE DRUG REACTIONS IN PSYCHIATRY

Gajula Babitha*, Sabbani Madhuri, Dr. Pulluru Manjula and Dr. Bandari Jagadeesh Babu

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Background: Pharmacovigilance in psychiatry units can play vital role in detecting adverse drug reactions and alerting physicians to such events, thereby protecting the user population from avoidable harm. Objectives: To study the prevalence and pattern of Adverse drug reactions of various drugs prescribed in the psychiatric clinic. Methodology: This was a prospective observational study, carried out at a psychiatric hospital in Telangana region for a period of six months from January 2017 to June 2017. Causality of assessment of ADRs was done based on WHO –UMC causality assessment system, Naranjo’s Causality assessment, Modified Hartwig and Siegel scale, Schumock and Thornton scale. Results: 500 patients data was collected and 446 ADRs were reported. Most of the ADRs reported were found to be possible and probable type upon assessment using various causality assessment scales. Conclusion: This study suggested that a hospital-based monitoring of ADRs by well trained clinical pharmacists is the need of the day for providing an optimum healthcare to the patient.

Keywords: Pharmacovigilance, Adverse drug reactions (ADRs), Psychiatry.


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