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Prescription Survey on Respiratory Tract Infection Disease Treatment by Different Antibiotics.

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dc.contributor.author Rahman, Md. Habibur
dc.date.accessioned 2022-11-10T03:37:38Z
dc.date.available 2022-11-10T03:37:38Z
dc.date.issued 19-09-12
dc.identifier.uri http://dspace.daffodilvarsity.edu.bd:8080/handle/123456789/8857
dc.description.abstract Respiratory disease is the leading cause of death. Importantly, it remains the foremost cause of preventable death globally. The rise in respiratory diseases in Bangladesh is due to increasing air pollution.In Bangladesh, respiratory tract infection like pneumonia is responsible for the deaths of children under five years of age. Others are like bronchitis, acute exacerbation of chronic bronchitis, sinusitis, tonsillitis, pharyngitis and also in common cold cases antibiotics are more frequently prescribed for respiratory tract infectious diseases. The main objective of this survey was to analyze the prescribed group & generic of antibiotics that are use for respiratory tract infection diseases in Bangladesh.This study carried out at the outdoor of Shaheed Ahsan Ullah Master General Hospital, Tongi, Gazipur from June, 2019 to August, 2019 and finally 200 prescriptions (135 were male, 30 were female & 35 children‟s) selected from 235 that were completely respiratory tract disease drugs content which were prescribed by specialist and general physician. Statistical analysis reveals that Cephalosporin ( Cefixime Trihydrate 34 %, Cefpodoxime + Clavulanic Acid 6.5 %, Cefuroxim Axetil 3 %, Cefuroxim Axetil + Clavulanic Acid 18.5 % ) antibiotic are prescribed mostly than other class of drugs. Changes in patterns of respiratory tract disease management and drug use are changing day by day. Azithromycin 22 %, clarithromycin 5.5 %, levofloxacin 8 %, moxifloxacin 2.5 % drugs are also prescribed prominently. Further research and awareness program should be done in this area to decrease risk factors for respiratory tract disease. The study urges the physician to be more professional and careful when antibiotic is prescribed for the outpatients. en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher Daffodil International University en_US
dc.subject Respiratory disease en_US
dc.subject Pneumonia en_US
dc.subject Infection diseases en_US
dc.title Prescription Survey on Respiratory Tract Infection Disease Treatment by Different Antibiotics. en_US
dc.type Other en_US

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