Department of Pharmacology, B.J. Medical College, Gujarat University, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India

Publications

  • Research Article   
    A Study of Drug Utilization Pattern in Pediatric Patients of Nephrotic Syndrome at a Tertiary Care Teaching Hospital
    Author(s): Aniruddha Prajapati*, Chandresh Dumatar and Chetna Desai

    Abstract

    Introduction: Nephrotic Syndrome (NS) is the most common glomerular disorder of childhood with significant morbidity and mortality. As data regarding drugs utilization in various types of NS in children are scarce in India, study was conducted to evaluate drug utilization pattern for pediatric patients of various types of NS at a tertiary care teaching hospital. Methods: This cross-sectional, observational study was conducted at Department of Paediatrics, Civil Hospital, and Ahmedabad over a period of 24 months. All pediatric patients of NS admitted at pediatric ward who fulfil the inclusion criteria were enrolled. Demographic details, disease characteristics, details of drug treatment were recorded in a pretested Case Record Form (CRF). Results: Data of 84 patients were analyzed. Male to female rat.. Read More»