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Our objectives are to evaluate prescription pattern and rational use of statins in a tertiary care corporate hospital.
It was a prospective observational study conducted for a period of 6 months and included various departments of 300 bedded multi specialty tertiary care corporate hospital. A total of 200 patients were included and the study criteria was inpatients and induvial more than 18 years of either gender who are prescribed with HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors.
In the present study 200 patients belonged to the age group of above 18 years, out of which about 65% were male and 35% were female. Atorvastatin (67%) was prescribed mostly and Rosuvastatin (29.5%) was also used.
It is finally concluded that Rational and prophylactic use of statins can reduce further complications of Diabetes Mellitus (DM) and cardiac events.
Statins treatment is favourable in long term treatment of diseases, it is most effectively used in treatment of serious disease conditions which has shown its immense therapeutic role in treatment.