Analysis of Benzodiazepines Utilization Other than Mental Disorder at District Sukkur Pakistan
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The main objective of this research was to evaluate the prescribing ratio of benzodiazepines in the patients suffering from a disease other than a mental disorder. A prospective cross-sectional study was conducted at 24 different community pharmacies and medical stores of District Sukkur. Participants with age more than 18 years and using Benzodiazepines were included in this study. Average age of the Participants, who were participated, was 38 ± 20 years. From the 177 study subjects who visited the community pharmacies or medical stores for the purchase of benzodiazepines 104 were male and remaining 73 were female. From 177 patients 132 were married and remaining 45 were unmarried or widow. It was concluded that the consumption of benzodiazepine drugs is terrifyingly very high, especially as a self-medication without any prescription.
- community pharmacies
- mental disorder.
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