PREVELENCE OF SECONDARY HYPERTENSION & PRESCRIBING TRENDS IN POONCH DISTRICT

Maryam Khalid, Haider Ali Gillani, Anum Batool, Maria Amin, Kashif Mansha, Izharullah, Asif Mehmood, Sonia Tariq, Memona Khalid

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.56536/ijpihs.v3i1.19

Keywords:

Hypertension, secondary hypertension, Pregnancy, prescribing, trends

Abstract

Background: Hypertension in pregnancy is one of the major causes of fetus and mother’s death. In pregnancy hypertension is of four categories preeclampsia, gestational hypertension, chronic hypertension, preeclampsia superimposed on chronic hypertension.

Objectives: This study aims to assess prevalence of secondary hypertension and prescribing trends in Poonch district.

Methodology: During the period of study in Poonch district data has been collected by lottery statistical method. Hypertension varies differently in different patients on basis of age, gender, life style.

Results: Total 150 patients were considered for essential or primary hypertension, among them 100 were hypertensive. For pregnancy induced hypertension 150 patients were taken and only 50 patients had a pregnancy induce hypertension. The drug of choice in pregnancy induces hypertension are methyl dopa, beta blocker, diuretic and ACE inhibitors. In uncontrolled condition combination therapy had been used. In diabetes mellitus induced hypertension, 150 patients were selected and 50 were those who had hypertension. In kidney disease only 15 patients had renal disease induce hypertension.

Conclusion: The study describes prescribing trends for secondary hypertension in district Poonch, Kashmir.

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Published

2022-03-25

How to Cite

PREVELENCE OF SECONDARY HYPERTENSION & PRESCRIBING TRENDS IN POONCH DISTRICT: Maryam Khalid, Haider Ali Gillani, Anum Batool, Maria Amin, Kashif Mansha, Izharullah, Asif Mehmood, Sonia Tariq, Memona Khalid . (2022). International Journal of Pharmacy & Integrated Health Sciences, 3(1). https://doi.org/10.56536/ijpihs.v3i1.19