International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Pharmaceutical Science | India | Volume 6 Issue 5, May 2017

Drug Utilization Evaluation and Cost Effective Analysis of Oral Anti - Hyperglycemic in DM-II

Mariyam Unnisa | Sultan Almaaz | Sana Firdous | T. Ajay Kumar | Mehraj Fatima [3]

Abstract: Aim To perform the drug utilization evaluation and cost effective analysis for oral anti hyperglycemic In type 2diabetic millets. Objectives Primary objective 1. To carry out the prospective observational study of oral anti hyper glycemic agent.2. To know the cost effective of prescribed drug. Secondary objective 1. To assess the clinical out come.2. To provide the patient counseling. Methods 1. The method uses prospective observational studied carried out in a tertiary care hospital for a period of six months. Results 1.87 % of the patient were prescribed with metformin and 13.33 % were prescribed with glimepiride, out of 87 % the 23 % were given the combination of metformin and insulin and other 10 % with combination of metformin and glimepiride.2. The cost effective analysis shows that metformin is the most cost effective drug.3. The results shows that very few number of patients were aware about the knowledge and medication of diabetics. Conclusion 1. This study concludes that metformin is the most prescribed drug 2. Metformin is also most cost effective drug 3. Metformin is mostly prescribed to the patient who are with long duration of disease 4. Other than biguanide the other class of drug used is sulfonylureas and some patent were prescribed with combination with insulin with metformin

Keywords: Observational study, drug utilization evaluation, patient counselling and patient knowledge

Edition: Volume 6 Issue 5, May 2017,

Pages: 1955 - 1960

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