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A Prospective Observational Study on Prescription Patterns for Medical Conditions During Pregnancy in a Teritiary Care Teaching Hospital
Prescribing medications during pregnancy is complex task and takes many factors into account. The main factor which needs to be taken into account are the physiological changes which are associated during pregnancy, their effect on drug’s pharmacology and the impact of these drugs on the benefits and risks in treatment of mother and the growing foetus. This situation becomes even more important and complicated when pregnancy is associated with comorbid conditions. A Prospective Observational study was conducted in the department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology in Malla Reddy College Of Pharmacy from November 2019 to April 2020. Approximately 350 patients are to be considered from the department of OBG who were pregnant and diagnosed with medical complications (Thyroid dysfunction, Hypertension and Diabetes). The data collected in the case collection form was then analysed using Ms-Excel and statistical interpretation was done to decipher the objective analysis.
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