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THE EVALUATION OF DRUG RELATED PROBLEMS (DRPs) OF THE TUBERCULOSIS (TB) PATIENTS AT THE LUNG DISEASE WARD IN THE INSTALLATION OF STAYED CARING OF CENTRAL GENERAL HOSPITAL PERSAHABATAN (RSUP PERSAHABATAN)

*Diana Laila Ramatillah, Siti Suhartini, Noviani Nongkang, Syahrul Tuba, Candra Junaedi, Mumar, Aprilita Rinayanti

Journal Title:World Journal of Pharmaceutical Research
Abstract


Indonesia was the country that has the tuberculosis patients placed on the 3 rd most in the world after India and China, it was supposed that there are about 10% of the TB patients from whole TB patient in the world 3 . Tuberculosis was the disease which was caused by the infection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex and it becomes the main health problem of the people in indonesia 3 . This research aimed for knowing the number and percentage of Drug Related Problems (DRPs) which was occurred to the patients of TB at lungs diseases ward at IRIN RSUP Persahabatan. This research was descriptively, the collecting of the data has been done prospectively to 8 patients with the patient criteria of TB diagnose and had been stayed caring at the lungs diseases ward of RSUP Persahabatan. The data was taken on March 2014. The identification of Drug Related Problem (DRP) related with the choice of the drugs that was not Appropriate, it had been done through the discussion and the clinicians. The analysis of the data had bee n done descriptively. The result shows that the problem of the choosing of the inappropriate drugs happened on 42 cases. This problem including the drugs without the indication was 8 cases, there was the indication without the drugs that was 5 cases, the dose of the drugs was too high that was 1 cases, the dose of the drugs was too low that was 6 cases, the inappropriate of choosing the drugs that was 3 cases, undesirable of the drugs reaction that was 4 cases, the drugs interaction that was 7 cases and the failure of the patient in receiving the drugs was 8 cases. In reducing the Drug Related Problems (DRPs) on the patient of TB at lungs diseases problem need the improvement of the active functioning of the pharmacists and also the cooperation between the medical experts in giving the health service.

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