Antihypertensive drug utilization at health centres in a district of Istanbul

@article{Akici2007AntihypertensiveDU,
  title={Antihypertensive drug utilization at health centres in a district of Istanbul},
  author={Ahmet Akici and Sibel Kalaça and {\"U}mit Uğurlu and Hale Zerrin Toklu and Şule Oktay},
  journal={Pharmacy World & Science},
  year={2007},
  volume={29},
  pages={116-121}
}
Since irrational use of antihypertensives has considerable clinical and economical consequences, this study was conducted to evaluate antihypertensive drug utilization in hypertension at seven State Health Centres in Istanbul. A total of 297 hypertensive patients who accepted to␣participate in the study were evaluated by a face-to-face questionnaire and a copy of their prescriptions were collected for prescription analysis. Angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors (31.7%), calcium channel… CONTINUE READING

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