Journal: Drug Invention Today

Article Id: JPRS-Pcol-00004375
Title: Analysis of prescribing pattern of antibiotics and susceptibility patterns of uropathogens among patients with urinary tract infections
Category: Pharmacology
Section: Research Article
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    Aim and Objective: The aim of the study was to determine the incidence, prescription pattern of antibiotics, response to various antibiotics, and culture sensitivity status and other therapeutics considerations in patients of complicated urinary tract infections (UTI). Materials and Methods: Patients who are diagnosed with UTI are included in this study. The prescribing pattern of these UTI patients and occurrence of UTI in both men and women is also evaluated. The study has been carried out for the period of 6 months in Employer State Insurance Hospital, Tertiary Care Hospital, Chennai. Results and Discussion: A total of 95 patients with UTI were included in this study. It was found that Escherichia coli was the major susceptible organism to cause infection and it shows higher in the long course of treatment requirement. About 72.6% of UTI patients are treated with ceftriaxone and 62.1% of patients are treated with norfloxacin. Conclusion: Norfloxacin and ceftriaxone are found to be most commonly and majorly prescribed drug among the UTI patients and E. coli was found to be major organism to cause UTI.

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    S. Sherniprithiba Jhansirani 1 , K. Ramya Sree1 , S. Jeganath2 *, B. Nitish2 , Digvijay Jena2

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    1 Department of Pharmacy Practice, School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Vels Institute of Science Technology and Advanced Studies, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India,

    2 Department of Pharmaceutics, School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Vels Institute of Science Technology and Advanced Studies, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

    *Corresponding author: Dr. S. Jeganath, Department of Pharmaceutics, School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Vels Institute of Science, Technology and Advanced Studies, Vels University, Pallavaram, Chennai - 600 117, Tamil Nadu, India

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    S. Sherniprithiba Jhansirani 1 , K. Ramya Sree1 , S. Jeganath2 *, B. Nitish2 , Digvijay Jena2

    Title:Analysis of prescribing pattern of antibiotics and susceptibility patterns of uropathogens among patients with urinary tract infections
    Journal:Drug Invention Today
    Vol(issue):11 (November )
    Year:2019
    Page No: (2870-2873)
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    Methodology:Analysis of prescribing pattern,Urinary tract infections
    Research Materials:Ceftriaxone, Norfloxacin,

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Ceftriaxone Escherichia coli Norfloxacin Urinary tract infections

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