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Volume: 7, Issue: 3, March, 2017
DOI: 10.7324/JAPS.2017.70304



Research Article

Evaluation of prescription pattern of psycholeptic medications at hospital discharge for patients with cardiovascular diseases in national cardiovascular disease hospital of Bangladesh


Mir Muhammad Nasir Uddin1, Mohammad Shah Hafez Kabir2, Md. Mamun Al-Amin3 , 4, Mynul Hasan3, Talha Bin Emran5, Mohammad Touhidul Islam6, Md Ashiqul Islam1, Shahriar Ahmed1

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Abstract

Background: The association of mental disorder with cardiac disease is not a coincidence rather a strong relationship exists in between those two.

Objective: We investigated the prescription pattern of psycholeptic drugs during the discharge of patients in a national cardiovascular hospital.

Methods: Data was collected from the National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases (NICVD) at Dhaka in Bangladesh. In total, 1076 prescriptions were collected randomly from July 2012 to June 2013. Data were analyzed by using the software Statistical Package for Social Science (SPSS, version 22).

Results: Benzodiazepine was the highest (99.3%) prescribed psycholeptic class while Bromazepam (87.49%) the highest advised molecule. Psycholeptics were advised for 15 (38.77%), 10 (19.91%), 30 (15.72%) and 7 (13.39%) days. The patient group without psycholeptic medication (M=6.64 day) spent significantly (p

Keywords:

Psycholeptic; benzodiazepine; bromazepam, polypharmacy.



Citation: Nasir Uddin MM, Kabir MSH, Al-Amin MM, Hasan M, Emran TB, Islam MT, Islam MA, Ahmed S. Evaluation of prescription pattern of psycholeptic medications at hospital discharge for patients with cardiovascular diseases in national cardiovascular disease hospital of Bangladesh. J App Pharm Sci, 2017; 7 (03): 017-023.


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