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Drug utilization in a hospital general medical outpatient clinic with particular reference to antihypertensive and antidiabetic drugs.

Authors
  • Yuen, Y H
  • Chang, S
  • Chong, C K
  • Lee, S C
  • Critchley, J A
  • Chan, J C
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of clinical pharmacy and therapeutics
Publication Date
Aug 01, 1998
Volume
23
Issue
4
Pages
287–294
Identifiers
PMID: 9867312
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The use of antihypertensive and antidiabetic drugs accounted for most of the drug usage in this study. Use of newer and more expensive agents has further increased drug expenditure. Monitoring drug usage and their correlations with clinical outcomes are warranted.

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