THE INCIDENCE OF DRUG INTERACTION AND LEVELS OF SEVERITY IN A PHARMACY UNIT IN A NIGERIAN TERTIARY HOSPITAL
- At: 2015 FIP Congress in Düsseldorf (Germany)
- Type: Poster
- By: TEME, Awoere (University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital, Choba, Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria, PHARMACEUTICAL SERVICES, Port Harcourt, Nigeria)
- Co-author(s): Awoere A Teme
It is established that multi-drug regimens carry the risk of interactions. Precipitant drugs may modify the object drug's absorption, distribution, metabolism, excretion or actual clinical effect.
The unit processed approximately 6771 prescriptions using dispensing package between 1st May and 30th June, 2012 for about 2087 patients in which 89 DIs.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.