ADVERSE DRUG REACTION MONITORING AMONGST DIABETIC PATIENTS OF TERTIARY CARE CENTRE OF NORTHERN INDIA RELATED TO ANTI-DIABETIC DRUGSAbstract
Diabetes mellitus caused by inherited and/or acquired deficiency in insulin production or by the development of insulin resistance. This is chronic as well as moderately increasing day by day in developing countries as well as globally and has reached about to the epidemic ratio, and now it is a matter of worry for the populations. This deficiency results in increased blood glucose concentrations, which damages many of the body’s systems, in particular the blood vessels and nerves. There are several medications available for the disease. Worldwide, different drugs are prescribed in different manners as well as amount, which may cause severe side effects known as adverse drug reactions (ADRs). So, ADR monitoring is being an important task to reduce the damage by the drugs taken for the disease treatment. This study was performed for the ADRs monitoring of anti-diabetic medication in OPD of tertiary care hospital of northern India.
S. Mishra *, N. Nigam, S. S. Ahmad, P. Shankar, S. Kumar, V. Kumar and S. Gupta
Department of Pharmacology, Rama Medical College Hospital & Research Centre, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India.
13 December 2020
24 February 2021
26 February 2020
01 March 2021