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Abstract

A COST ANALYSIS STUDY ON DRUG PRESCRIBING PATTERN OF ANTIFUNGALS IN DERMATOLOGICAL CONDITIONS AT TERTIARY CARE TEACHING HOSPITAL, PUNJAB.

Mandeep Kaur*, Sumir Kumar and Parmpreet Singh

ABSTRACT

This study was carried out to bring out cost analysis and prescribing pattern of antifungals in dermatology department of tertiary care teaching hospital in Faridkot, India. Prescriptions of total 192 Patients were collected from outpatient department over a period of 2 months (January to march 2016) while 99 of them followed up time to time. The most commonly prescribed antifungals are Ketoconazole, itraconazole, fluconazole, miconazole, eberconazole, terfinabine, clotrimazole etc. Antifungals are one of the commonly used drugs for treating dermatological disorders. Periodic evaluation of prescribing patterns can increase the therapeutic efficacy, decrease adverse effects and provide feedback to prescribers. The most frequent diseases seen in department are urticaria, acne, tinea, sebborhic and acute dermatitis, eczema and many other diseases that are less frequent like PMLE, xerosis. The pattern of drugs seen in different age groups from 0-15, 16-30, 31-45, 46-60, >60. Fungal infections are common dermatological conditions that can become a curse to a life if it is not treated by rational prescription. The prescribing pattern and follow up always varied the prescription numbers and economic and efficacy status reveals the follow up.

Keywords: antihistamines, dermatology, cost analysis, prescribing pattern, rationality.


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