International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Pharmacology Science | India | Volume 7 Issue 3, March 2018


Assessment and Monitoring of Adverse Drug Reaction in Pediatric, Medicine, Psychiatric Department

Mary Jose [3] | Dr. Yogananda R


Abstract: The adverse drug reactions (ADRs) detection is an important aspect in the concern of drug safety. The drug very widely used in day to day life also have some serious ADRs. Objectives To identify the adverse drug reaction in medicine, pediatric, psychiatric and dermatology department of a tertiary care hospital and assessment of ADRs by using different standard scales. Materials and Methods Aprospective observational study was carried among the patients in paediatric, medicine, psychiatric, and dermatology departments of Basaveshwara Medical College & Hospital, Chitradurga. Results The causality assessment of ADRs was done by the Naranjo scale, possible category were 64.1 %. The Hartwing scale reveals that the most of the ADRs were moderate 60.1 %. The schumock scale reveals that the most of the ADRs were definitely preventable46.6 %. ConclusionThe study concludes that ADR monitoring is the prime and remarkable step in the maintaining the drug safety, to reduce drug ADR related morbidity and mortality


Keywords: Adverse Drug Reaction, Drug safety, Pharmavcovigilance, Risk factors


Edition: Volume 7 Issue 3, March 2018,


Pages: 1868 - 1872


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