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Artículo original / ORIGINAL ARTICLE. La automedicación de antibióticos: un problema de salud pública. Automédication with antibiotics: public health problem. El debate sobre la automedicación. Señor editor: Agradecemos mucho los comentarios del Grupo de Investigación de la Región Sanitaria X, de la Secretaría de. 29 Nov Automedicación Método Introducción Objetivos Clasificación de medicamentos. Hipótesis Automedicación Marco teórico. Factores que.

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Health care providers, pharmacists, educators and parents should be actively involved in early health education strategies for establishing responsible use of medicines in this age group.

Hay una importante prevalencia de ancianos que se automedican. The data of students who were self-medicating were further analyzed for sections 3 to 7 of the questionnaire.

Conflict of interest None. Being a prescription drug in UAE, the sources for this may also be the same as those for antibiotics. Abstract Objective To estimate the prevalence of self-medication in the elderly, to describe the characteristics uatomedicacion self-medication and home medicine cabinets. Pharmacists and PHC professionals need to be trained in the responsible use of chronic and self-medication.

The use of anti-allergics Nevertheless, on analyzing the practice of self-medication with respect to use of specific drug groups, a female excess was observed. Though self-medication is reported to increase with age among Danish 5Kuwaiti 8Saudi adolescents 24 ; more common in German 7Norwegian 9Brazilian 10 females 6 and associated with maternal educational level in Brazil 10no such associations were observed in our study. Check out this article to learn more auyomedicacion contact your system administrator.

Self-prescription of antibiotics is a common practice for various pathological processes or symptoms, and often people resort to informal channels to obtain information about them and drugstores where they are sold without requesting a formal medical automexicacion.

Send link to edit together this prezi using Prezi Meeting learn more: By continuing you agree to the use of cookies. Literature indicates a low prevalence of use of this drug 6.


Medicine use among and year olds: Referencias 1 Baos V. Our data is concordant with literature 16,25 that show pharmacies as the most common sources of medicines.

A structured questionnaire, with close-ended statements, was developed through a series of focus group discussions with subject experts three pharmacologists, two clinical pharmacists, two pediatricians and one internal medicine specialist and review of literature.

Discussion Our study is the first that examined the self-medication practices among the adolescent automedicaclon population in UAE.

There were no significant gender differences with regard to both these factors. Add a personal note: The one year prevalence rate of self-medication did not show any difference with regard to gender in our study. The high overall use of medicines indicates that adolescents are taking responsibility for their own health but also exposes them to risks of misdiagnosis, inappropriate use, drug interactions and polypharmacy.

The Spearman rank correlation coefficient was used to report the correlation between the number of health complaints and number of automedjcacion self-medicated. Cancel Reply 0 characters used from the allowed.

The average number of drugs self-medicated during the past year and the past two weeks were 4. However, adolescents appear to report health risk behaviors and medicine use reliably over time.

Automédication with antibiotics: public health problem

The role of the pharmacist in self-care and self-medication. Ajman United Arab Emirates. Antimalaria drug delivery in pharmacies in non-severe malaria treatment. E o estomacal Los medicamentos no son caramelos Moreover, differences in accessibility to the public healthcare system between the local Emirati and expatriate population may also influence self-medication practices in the latter.

This study examines the prevalence of self-medication with both prescribed and non-prescribed OTC medications, related health complaints, sources of drugs, and sources of drug recommendation, and gender differences related to self-medication among expatriate high school students in the United Arab Emirates UAE. About a patient with nalidixic acid-resistant Salmonella enterica serotype Typhi infection.

United Arab Emirates, About half of the students also reported allergies and sleep problems. Factors affecting Latino adults’ use of antibiotics for self-medication.


Houston, we have a problem! Drugs used in self-medication during the preceding year sutomedicacion the previous two weeks The reference to a recall automedicacoon of one year had the possibility of under-reporting of medicine use and therefore, the use of medicines during the past two weeks was also obtained. Since the participants did not respond to every statement in the questionnaire, there were differences in the value of n the total population of respondents for individual questions.

There is a significant prevalence of self-medication among the elderly. Home medicine chests and their relationship with self-medication in children and adolescents.

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Sources of drug procurement 5. All the students were expatriates from multi-ethnic backgrounds and almost equally distributed by gender. Recommended articles Citing articles 0. Data analysis was done using SPSS 19 version.

Clinical Infections Diseases ; 37 4: Patterns of medication use in the immigrant population resident in Spain: The antibiotic most used was the amoxicillin Our study is the first that examined the self-medication practices among the adolescent expatriate population in UAE.

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National Bureau of Statistics. Nephrology Therapeutics ; 4 5: Resistencia de Helicobacter pylori a metronidazol, claritromicina y amoxicilina en pacientes colombianos. The socio-demographic characteristics of the participating students appear in Table 1.