THE AVOIDABLE THERAPEUTICAL COMPLICATIONS IN MEDICAL AND PAEDIATRIC SECTION OF A TEACHING HOSPITAL KPK, PAKISTAN
1. Mohi-Ud-Din Islamic Institute Of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Mirpur AJ&K Pakistan
2. Department of Pharmacy, University of Peshawar (KPK) Pakistan
3. Grays Pharmaceuticals PVT LTD, I-9, Islamabad, Pakistan.
4. Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Sargodha, Sargodha 40100 Pakistan.
Keywords: Drug related problems, Prescriptions, Drug-Drug interactions, Non-compliance.
Pharmacotherapeutical complications are health hazardous and matter great importance. Thus its essential to evaluate the possible drug related risks while prescribing the life saving drugs in clinical practice (patients of different age, indication, history and profile). The admission note and diagnostic laboratory information of patients have been examined for ADRs (adverse drug reactions), non- compliance, inappropriate dose and drug-drug interactions. A total 60 patients were studied for any possible therapeutical problems. The results obtained demands the services of professional pharmacist to deliver valuable pharmaceutical care in Khyber Teaching Hospital at basic (bottom) level to minimize the clinical errors. Counselling of the patient regarding the use of medication is another need to attain maximum drug compliance. Moreover training programmes for medical and supporting staff should also be under an established satellite pharmacy to avoid prevailing clinical complications in health system.
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