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2022  |  Vol: 8(5)  |  Issue: 5(September-October)  |  https://doi.org/10.31024/ajpp.2022.8.5.2
A Retrospective study on Adverse Drug Reactions Monitoring and Reporting in a quaternary care super speciality hospital in Karnataka

Puneeth G.K.1*, Johncy Natasha2, Sindhushree N.3,Kush Nimron4

1,3Sri Adichunchanagiri College of Pharmacy, BG Nagara-571448, Karnataka

2,4BGS Gleneagles Global Hospitals, Bengaluru, Karnataka

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Puneeth G.K.

Sri Adichunchanagiri College of Pharmacy, BG Nagara-571448, Karnataka

 

Abstract

Objective: Aim of present study was to observe adverse drug reactions and reporting in quaternary care super speciality hospital in Karnataka. Methodology: The study was carried out at a quaternary care super speciality hospital The study was carried out for a period of 2 month where the previous ADR reported forms were considered for the review from the year 2019-2022. Results: A total 106 ADR are reported from 2019 to 2021 in quaternary super speciality hospital in southern India. Among that majority were females 51.9% and males are 48.1%, maximum number of ADRs were reported from the general medicine 49(46.3%), followed by general surgery 16(15.2%), Orthopaedics 12(11.3%), Neurology 11(10.4%), Nephrology 8(7.5%), Oncology 5(4.7%), Gastroenterology 3(2.8%), Paediatrics 1(0.9%) and Cardiology 1(0.9%). 33% of the population experienced rashes and itching as the ADR. 80.2% of the ADR were minor and all were treated and recovered. Conclusion: The occurrence of adverse events, which raises healthcare expenditures, is influenced by adverse medication responses, which are a major cause of morbidity and mortality. Continuous encouragement is required for ADR reporting. It is crucial to foster a supportive attitude toward pharmacovigilance among medical practitioners, including pharmacists, so that reporting ADRs becomes a common and acknowledged practise.

Keywords: Adverse drug reactions, pharmacovigilance, quaternary super speciality hospital

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