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Awareness survey for reporting of herbal drug adverse reaction among community pharmacist in Amravati

Volume No : (2022) Volume: 10 Issue : 48 Year : 2022 Page No: 55

Authors : Sagar N. Ande, Aishwary D. Kale, Nilesh D. Deshmukh, Ravindra L. Bakal

Abstract :

Introduction: Adverse drug reactions (ADRs) are one of the major problems associated with medication. Efficiency and success of any the pharmacovigilance program rely heavily on the participation of all health professionals. The World Health Organization defined ADR as any response to a drug that is noxious and unintended, and that occurs at doses used in humans for prophylaxis, diagnosis, or therapy, excluding failure to accomplish the intended purpose. Aim: The aim of this project is to describe pharmacist reporting of adverse drug reaction in herbal drugs. Objectives: The study was conducted to examine awareness about ADRs in drug-treated hypertensive patients. The objectives of the present study were to create awareness among select community pharmacists about ADRs reporting of herbal drugs. Conclusion: The pharmacists need to upgrade knowledge and should be aware about all the aspects of ADR of herbal drugs.

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