Londhe, S.P., Basavanagowda, G.M., Gowraw, N.S., Roopashree, P.M., Baishnab, S.
To study the prescribing pattern of fixed dose combinations in the medicine department of South Indian tertiary care teaching hospital. The study was a prospective, observational study. The study was conducted for a period of 6 months. Data required to study the prescription pattern was collected from the inpatient case sheets in the medicine department and subjected to assess the pattern of FDCs prescribed and also rationality of FDCs by using WHO and DCGI drug list. Among the 100 patient case sheets 284 FDCs were found. Out of 284 FDCs most commonly prescribed FDCs belonged to antimicrobial group 66(23%).
- 95(33.45%). FDCs prescribed without indications
- 31(10.91%) FDCs prescribed with inappropriate dose.
Fixed-Dose Combination, DCGI List, WHO Essential Medicine List, Rationality, Prescribing Pattern
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Londhe, S.P., Basavanagowda, G.M., Gowraw, N.S., Roopashree, P.M., Baishnab, S. (2015). Study of Prescribing Pattern of Fixed Dose Combinations in the Medicine Department of a South Indian Tertiary Care Teaching Hospital,International Journal for Pharmaceutical Research Scholars (IJPRS), 4(1), 168-177.