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RMJ. 2019; 44(2): 424-426


Drug-drug interaction in the treatment of tuberculosis at tertiary care hospital of Larkana, Pakistan

Tahseen Ahmed Chano, Altaf Ali Mangi, Awais Ahmed Juno, Waqar Ahmed, Bilawal Ahmed.

Abstract
Objective: To assess the drug/ drug interaction in the prescription of tuberculosis patients.
Methodology: This descriptive cross-sectional study was conducted for the period of 6 months and a total 300 patients' prescription were chosen using the sample random techniques, which included 63.3% male and 36.6% females.
Results: Different d/d interaction were found in both 1st and second line therapies of the disease such as 11% interactions were noted in Rifampin/INH, 8.6% were seen in Rifampin /Pyrazinamide, 13.6% were observed in INH/Lovastatin and 14.3 % were seen in Cycloserine/tramadol.
Conclusion: A number of prescriptions were found to have number of the drug/drug interactions.

Key words: Drug-drug interaction, lovastatin, tuberculosis, prescription.


 
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Tahseen Ahmed Chano, Altaf Ali Mangi, Awais Ahmed Juno, Waqar Ahmed, Bilawal Ahmed. Drug-drug interaction in the treatment of tuberculosis at tertiary care hospital of Larkana, Pakistan . RMJ. 2019; 44(2): 424-426.


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Tahseen Ahmed Chano, Altaf Ali Mangi, Awais Ahmed Juno, Waqar Ahmed, Bilawal Ahmed. Drug-drug interaction in the treatment of tuberculosis at tertiary care hospital of Larkana, Pakistan . http://www.rmj.org.pk/?mno=302644273 [Access: June 18, 2019].


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Tahseen Ahmed Chano, Altaf Ali Mangi, Awais Ahmed Juno, Waqar Ahmed, Bilawal Ahmed. Drug-drug interaction in the treatment of tuberculosis at tertiary care hospital of Larkana, Pakistan . RMJ. 2019; 44(2): 424-426.



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Tahseen Ahmed Chano, Altaf Ali Mangi, Awais Ahmed Juno, Waqar Ahmed, Bilawal Ahmed. Drug-drug interaction in the treatment of tuberculosis at tertiary care hospital of Larkana, Pakistan . RMJ. (2019), [cited June 18, 2019]; 44(2): 424-426.



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Tahseen Ahmed Chano, Altaf Ali Mangi, Awais Ahmed Juno, Waqar Ahmed, Bilawal Ahmed (2019) Drug-drug interaction in the treatment of tuberculosis at tertiary care hospital of Larkana, Pakistan . RMJ, 44 (2), 424-426.



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Tahseen Ahmed Chano, Altaf Ali Mangi, Awais Ahmed Juno, Waqar Ahmed, Bilawal Ahmed. 2019. Drug-drug interaction in the treatment of tuberculosis at tertiary care hospital of Larkana, Pakistan . Rawal Medical Journal, 44 (2), 424-426.



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Tahseen Ahmed Chano, Altaf Ali Mangi, Awais Ahmed Juno, Waqar Ahmed, Bilawal Ahmed. "Drug-drug interaction in the treatment of tuberculosis at tertiary care hospital of Larkana, Pakistan ." Rawal Medical Journal 44 (2019), 424-426.



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Tahseen Ahmed Chano, Altaf Ali Mangi, Awais Ahmed Juno, Waqar Ahmed, Bilawal Ahmed. "Drug-drug interaction in the treatment of tuberculosis at tertiary care hospital of Larkana, Pakistan ." Rawal Medical Journal 44.2 (2019), 424-426. Print.



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Tahseen Ahmed Chano, Altaf Ali Mangi, Awais Ahmed Juno, Waqar Ahmed, Bilawal Ahmed (2019) Drug-drug interaction in the treatment of tuberculosis at tertiary care hospital of Larkana, Pakistan . Rawal Medical Journal, 44 (2), 424-426.








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