TITLE

Análise das prescrições de medicamentos dispensados na Farmácia Escola da UNIFAL-MG

AUTHOR(S)
ABJAUDE, Samir Antonio Rodrigues; ZANETTI, Ariane Cristina Barboza; MARQUES, Luciene Alves Moreira; RASCADO, Ricardo Radighieri
PUB. DATE
August 2012
SOURCE
Revista da Universidade Vale do Rio Verde;ago-dez2012, Vol. 10 Issue 2, p211
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The prescription of drugs is essential in the pharmacotherapeutic treatment bringing important information to the pharmacy and the user. Therefore reduce the occurrence of prescription errors is important for promoting the rational use of medicines. This study analyzed drug prescriptions dispensed in the Pharmacy School of UNIFAL-MG identifying the most frequent mistakes. We analyzed 323 prescriptions between 2006 and 2008. Using the law 5991/73, there was the presence of the following information: readability; professional identification, patient identification, identification of substances, dosage, dosage form, quantity, address and date of consultation; and interactions and pharmacological aspects. Analysis of requirements showed that 30.95% were illegible or difficult to read; 15.78% failure to identify the prescriber; 6.19% lack of assay 4.02% absence of the dosage form; 5.57% description of quantity; 10.52% dosage wrong / incomplete; 43.34% lack of data / address, and 3.10% drugs incompatible. This study demonstrates the poor quality of drug prescriptions, indicating a lack of preparation or even indifference toward the prescribers of drug users. It is necessary to sensitize health professionals to the importance of quality of prescribing to dispensing and administration of medicines and promoting rational use, providing the patient with greater efficacy and safety of its pharmacological treatment.
ACCESSION #
88037513

 

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