Assessment of Drug-Drug Interactions among Renal Failure Patients of Nephrology Ward in a South Indian Tertiary Care Hospital

@inproceedings{Rama2012AssessmentOD,
  title={Assessment of Drug-Drug Interactions among Renal Failure Patients of Nephrology Ward in a South Indian Tertiary Care Hospital},
  author={Mylapuram Rama and Gayathri Viswanathan and Leelavathi Dinesh Acharya and Ravindra Prabhu Attur and Pisati Navaneetha Reddy and Sairam Raghavan},
  booktitle={Indian journal of pharmaceutical sciences},
  year={2012}
}
Polypharmacy is common in drug prescriptions of chronic kidney disease patients. A study of the prescription patterns of drugs with potential interactions would be of interest to prevent drug related adverse events. A prospective observational study of six months (Dec 2009-May 2010) was carried out among the chronic kidney disease patients admitted to the nephrology ward of a South Indian tertiary care hospital. The pattern and rates of drug-drug interactions seen in the prescriptions of these… CONTINUE READING
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