Smita Tiwari | India

International Journal of Medical Research & Health Sciences (IJMRHS)
ISSN: 2319-5886 Indexed in: ESCI (Thomson Reuters)

Smita Tiwari

Department of Pharmacology Government Medical College and General Hospital, Baramati, India


  • Research   
    A Study of Adverse Drug Reactions in Tuberculosis Patients in a Tertiary Care Hospital
    Author(s): Shilpa Todkar* and Smita Tiwari

    Background: Adverse drug reactions to anti-tubercular drugs cause significant morbidity, mortality, incurring substantial additional costs because of added outpatient visits, tests, and hospitalizations. Objectives: The study was carried out with the objectives of assessing the rate & type of Adverse Drug Reactions (ADRs) & detecting serious and preventable ADRs with a collection of demographic details of patients taking anti-tubercular drugs & developing ADRs. Methods: A Cross-sectional, prospective, observational study was conducted in the department of Chest & TB of tertiary Health care and teaching hospital in both Outpatient Department and Inpatient Department patients for 18 months. 480 patients monitored Results: Among 480 patients 120 i.e. 25% developed ADR. Frequency is significantly higher in males (58%) & adult age group (>18 years) amongst hospitaliz.. Read More»

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