Response of Reporting Adverse Drug Reactions among Medical Practitioners

N Nahar, A Karim, PC Paul, TH Khan
2014 Bangladesh Medical Journal  
Adverse drug Reactions (ADRs) is a global problem of major health concern Spontaneous reporting of ADRs is the cornerston e of pharmacovigilance. Howeyer, underueporting is a huge problem due to lack of reporting culture among medical practitioners. This observational descriptive study was done wilh the aim tofind out the response ofreporting adverse drug reactions among medical practitioners and to describe pattern of adverse drug reaclions during their practice. Self administered ADR
more » ... form was distributed to one teaching hospital and ten (10) medical practitioners during the period of December 2009 to December 2010. Total 85 report forms were supplied and response rate was 35% (30/85). Among 30 reporled cases 16 (53%o) were due to antimicrobial, agents and other 14 (47%o) cases were due lo NSAIDs, anti
doi:10.3329/bmj.v40i2.18498 fatcat:pyzens64erb6ploq7x64xtah7e