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Self medication pattern in rural areas in Pune, India
TLDR
The self medication of antibiotics is disturbing, as these are liable for drug resistance and severe ADRs and hence should be taken under supervision only.
Prescription Analysis of Drugs Prescribed For Children in Some Towns of Maharashtra
TLDR
More than 68% prescribed drug for children in towns are not in accordance with WHO Model List of Essential Drugs for Children, and interventions to rectify over prescription of antimicrobials and cough/cold FDCs in children are needed.
Bromocriptine mesylate: Food and Drug Administration approved new approach in therapy of non-insulin dependant diabetes mellitus with poor glycemic control
  • Y. Keche
  • Medicine
    Journal of pharmacy & bioallied sciences
  • 1 April 2010
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved bromocriptine mesylate, a quick release formulation, 0.8 mg tablets, as an adjunct to diet and exercise to improve glycemic control in adults with type 2
Effect of vitamin B12 supplementation on glycemic control in poorly controlled hyperhomocysteinemic type 2 diabetic patients
TLDR
Glycemic control was measured by levels of HbA1c, blood sugar at baseline and at 4 weeks, and there is role of vitamin B 12 in glycemic control in poorly controlled type 2 diabetic patients.
Efficacy and safety of livwin (polyherbal formulation) in patients with acute viral hepatitis: A randomized double-blind placebo-controlled clinical trial
TLDR
Livwin is found effective in uncomplicated patients of acute viral hepatitis and significant earlier recovery of weakness was observed with Livwin as compared to placebo at 2, 4 and 8 weeks.
Are the marketing strategies used by pharmaceutical companies successful against prescribing physician
TLDR
The marketing strategies accepted by doctors from pharmaceutical companies were accepting extra drug samples, gifts, and monetary benefit and under the influence of these strategies prescribing doctor may prescribe less efficacy drugs or more costly drugs to the patients.
Prescription analysis of drug prescribed in post-operative period in a teaching hospital in Bhilai, Chhattisgarh, India
TLDR
The usage of antibiotics was found to be inappropriate in some conditions and third generation cephalosporin was the preferred or most prescribed choice of drug for postoperative prophylaxis.
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