EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF
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Abstract

A STUDY ON DRUG PRESCRIBING PATTERN FOR PSYCHIATRY DISORDERS IN TERTIARY CARE TEACHING HOSPITAL IN KADAPA AT ANDHRA PRADESH

R. Venkata Ramudu*, P. Vani, I. Naveen Kumar, B. Babitha, Sherina Sunny and S. Padmkar

ABSTRACT

Background: Psychotropic drugs have been majorly used for treating psychiatric diseases in all hospitals all over the world. The present study aims to assess the drug prescribing pattern for psychiatric disorders in a government general hospital (GGH-RIMS), in Kadapa at Andhra Pradesh. Method: We have conducted a prospective observational study in the psychiatry department of tertiary care hospital in Kadapa for over 6 months. A total of 80 patients were involved in the study and the data were extracted from a medical case sheet. Results: Among 80 patients 269 drugs were prescribed. The most commonly prescribed psychotropics were atypical antipsychotics (34.20%) followed by anticholinergics (18.95%), benzodiazepines (14.86%), Antidepressants (10.78%), anticonvulsants (9.66%), Typical antipsychotics (7.06%), mood stabilizers (2.60%), beta-blockers (1.48%) and multivitamin (0.37%). Conclusion: This study observed that atypical antipsychotics were the most common drugs prescribed in patients with psychiatric illness, and as per the essential drug list.

Keywords: prescribing pattern, antipsychotics, psychiatric illness.


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