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Evaluation of a prospective observational study of the Anticoagulants used in tertiary care hospital, to provide information and correct rationale pertaining to Anticoagulants which also describes various distribution wise of Anticoagulants by age groups, genders, pattern of prescription, drug wise, dose, route, class and department to assess the statistical incidence regarding usage and its right provision.
Study site was at SUNSHINE HOSPITALS, conducted for a period of 6 months. Both male and female individuals of age group 16-75years were included.
Study included assessment of utilization of Anticoagulants with total of 200 prescriptions; of which males (54.5%), females (44.67%), age groups of 60-69 (34%) followed by age groups 70-80(27.5%), parenteral SC route (59%) and followed by intravenous route. (38%) and oral route was rare (3%), orthopaedics (64, 32%), followed by cardiology (43, 21.5%), neurology (29, 14.5%), pulmonology (22, 11%).
To conclude with, Anticoagulants are effective drugs in an array of treatment of diseases involving careful consideration of factors such as potency, formulation, responsiveness and cost. Anticoagulanting agents were mostly given in cases of post or pre operative care followed by prophylaxis for thrombosis for better patient outcome.