publication . Article . 2015

Rationality of Antimicrobial Prescriptions in Community Pharmacy Users

Sara I V C Lima; Rodrigo S Diniz; Eryvaldo S T Egito; Paulo R M Azevedo; Antonio G Oliveira; Ivonete B Araujo;
Open Access English
  • Published: 30 Oct 2015 Journal: PLoS ONE, volume 10, issue 10 (eissn: 1932-6203, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science
Abstract
Background Although there is a conflict between the treatment benefits for a single individual and society, restrictions on antibiotic use are needed to reduce the prevalence of resistance to these drugs, which is the main result of irrational use. Brazil, cataloged as a pharmemerging market, has implemented restrictive measures for the consumption of antibiotics. The objective of this study was to investigate the quality of antimicrobial prescriptions and user knowledge of their treatment with these drugs. Methods and Findings A two-stage cross-sectional, combined and stratified survey of pharmacy users holding an antimicrobial prescription was conducted in the...
Subjects
free text keywords: Research Article, R, Science, Q, Legislation, Cross-sectional study, Alternative medicine, medicine.medical_specialty, medicine, Legibility, Pharmacy, business.industry, business, Pharmacology, Medical prescription, Dosing, Family medicine, Pharmacist
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2 Cisneros JM, Ortiz-Leyba C, Lepe JA, Obando I, Conde M, Cayuela A, et al Prudent use of antibiotics and proposals for improvement from hospital medicine. Enferm Infecc Microbiol Clin, 2010;28(Supl 4):28–31.21458697 [PubMed]

3 WHO. World Health Organization. WHO Global Strategy for Containment of Antimicrobial Resistance. Switzerland: 2001. Available from: http://www.who.int/drugresistance/WHO_Global_Strategy_English.pdf. Accessed: 7 July 2015.

4 Porco TC, Gao D, Scott JC, Shim E, Enanoria WT, Galvani AP, et al When Does Overuse of Antibiotics Become a Tragedy of the Commons?PLOS One. 2012;7(12): 1–12.

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6 Pfarma. Available: http://pfarma.com.br/noticia-setor-farmaceutico/legislacao-farmaceutica/387-rdc-44-2010-antibioticos.html. Accessed: 2 April 2015.

7 Agência Nacional de Vigilância Sanitária–ANVISA. RDC 44 of october 26, 2010. Brazil 2010. Available: http://pfarma.com.br/noticia-setor-farmaceutico/legislacao-farmaceutica/387-rdc-44-2010-antibioticos.html. Accessed: 2 April 2015.

8 Agência Nacional de Vigilância Sanitária–ANVISA. RDC 20 of may 5, 2011. Brazil 2011. Available: http://www.anvisa.gov.br/sngpc/Documentos2012/RDC%2020%202011.pdf?jornal=…%28Acessadol. Accessed: 2 April 2015.

9 BRASIL. Agência Nacional de Vigilância Sanitária—ANVISA. Definida nova data para controle eletrônico de antibióticos. 17/01/2013. Available: http://portal.anvisa.gov.br/wps/content/anvisa+portal/anvisa/sala+de+imprensa/menu++noticias+anos/2013+noticias/definida+nova+data+para+controle+eletronico+de+antibioticos. Accessed: 18 April 2013.

10 Santa-Ana-Tellez Y, Mantel-Teeuwisse AK, Dreser A, Leufkens HGM, Wirtz VJ. Impact of Over-the-Counter Restrictions on Antibiotic Consumption in Brazil and Mexico. PLOS One. 2013;8(10): 1–6.

11 Wilf-Miron R, Ron N, Ishai S, Chory H, Abboud L, Peled R. Reducing the Volume of Antibiotic Prescriptions: A Peer Group Intervention Among Physicians Serving a Community with Special Ethnic Characteristics. J Manag Care Pharm. 2012;18(4):324–28. 22548692 [PubMed]

12 Abrantes PM, Magalhães SMS, Acúrcio FA, Sakurai E. The quality of antibiotics prescription in public health services of Belo Horizonte, MG. Cien Saude Colet. 2008;13(Sup):711–720.21936176 [OpenAIRE] [PubMed]

13 Tripathi N, Cotten CM, Smith PB. Antibiotic Use and Misuse in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Clin Perinatol, 2012;39:61–68. 10.1016/j.clp.2011.12.003 22341537 [OpenAIRE] [PubMed] [DOI]

14 Nicolini P, Nascimento JWL, Greco KV, Menezes FG. Factors related to prescriptions of antibiotics in a public pharmacy in the Western region of the city of São Paulo. Cien Saude Colet. 2008;13(Sup):689–696.21936173 [PubMed]

15 Shehadeh M, Suaifa G, Darwish RM, Wazaify M, Zaru L, Alja’fari S. Knowledge, attitudes and behavior regarding antibiotics use and misuse among adults in the community of Jordan. A pilot study. Saudi Pharm J. 2012;20:125–133. 10.1016/j.jsps.2011.11.005 23960783 [OpenAIRE] [PubMed] [DOI]

26 references, page 1 of 2
Abstract
Background Although there is a conflict between the treatment benefits for a single individual and society, restrictions on antibiotic use are needed to reduce the prevalence of resistance to these drugs, which is the main result of irrational use. Brazil, cataloged as a pharmemerging market, has implemented restrictive measures for the consumption of antibiotics. The objective of this study was to investigate the quality of antimicrobial prescriptions and user knowledge of their treatment with these drugs. Methods and Findings A two-stage cross-sectional, combined and stratified survey of pharmacy users holding an antimicrobial prescription was conducted in the...
Subjects
free text keywords: Research Article, R, Science, Q, Legislation, Cross-sectional study, Alternative medicine, medicine.medical_specialty, medicine, Legibility, Pharmacy, business.industry, business, Pharmacology, Medical prescription, Dosing, Family medicine, Pharmacist
26 references, page 1 of 2

1 French GL. The continuing crisis in antibiotic resistance. Int J Antimicrob Agents. 2010;36(S3):S3–S7.

2 Cisneros JM, Ortiz-Leyba C, Lepe JA, Obando I, Conde M, Cayuela A, et al Prudent use of antibiotics and proposals for improvement from hospital medicine. Enferm Infecc Microbiol Clin, 2010;28(Supl 4):28–31.21458697 [PubMed]

3 WHO. World Health Organization. WHO Global Strategy for Containment of Antimicrobial Resistance. Switzerland: 2001. Available from: http://www.who.int/drugresistance/WHO_Global_Strategy_English.pdf. Accessed: 7 July 2015.

4 Porco TC, Gao D, Scott JC, Shim E, Enanoria WT, Galvani AP, et al When Does Overuse of Antibiotics Become a Tragedy of the Commons?PLOS One. 2012;7(12): 1–12.

5 IMS Health. Pharmerging Markets-Picking a pathway to success. Available: http://www.imsconsultinggroup.com/deployedfiles/consulting/Global/Content/Our%20Latest%20Thinking/Recent%20Topics/Q2%202013%20IMS%20Pharmerging%20white%20paper%2006-2013-high%20res. Accessed: 13 April 2015.

6 Pfarma. Available: http://pfarma.com.br/noticia-setor-farmaceutico/legislacao-farmaceutica/387-rdc-44-2010-antibioticos.html. Accessed: 2 April 2015.

7 Agência Nacional de Vigilância Sanitária–ANVISA. RDC 44 of october 26, 2010. Brazil 2010. Available: http://pfarma.com.br/noticia-setor-farmaceutico/legislacao-farmaceutica/387-rdc-44-2010-antibioticos.html. Accessed: 2 April 2015.

8 Agência Nacional de Vigilância Sanitária–ANVISA. RDC 20 of may 5, 2011. Brazil 2011. Available: http://www.anvisa.gov.br/sngpc/Documentos2012/RDC%2020%202011.pdf?jornal=…%28Acessadol. Accessed: 2 April 2015.

9 BRASIL. Agência Nacional de Vigilância Sanitária—ANVISA. Definida nova data para controle eletrônico de antibióticos. 17/01/2013. Available: http://portal.anvisa.gov.br/wps/content/anvisa+portal/anvisa/sala+de+imprensa/menu++noticias+anos/2013+noticias/definida+nova+data+para+controle+eletronico+de+antibioticos. Accessed: 18 April 2013.

10 Santa-Ana-Tellez Y, Mantel-Teeuwisse AK, Dreser A, Leufkens HGM, Wirtz VJ. Impact of Over-the-Counter Restrictions on Antibiotic Consumption in Brazil and Mexico. PLOS One. 2013;8(10): 1–6.

11 Wilf-Miron R, Ron N, Ishai S, Chory H, Abboud L, Peled R. Reducing the Volume of Antibiotic Prescriptions: A Peer Group Intervention Among Physicians Serving a Community with Special Ethnic Characteristics. J Manag Care Pharm. 2012;18(4):324–28. 22548692 [PubMed]

12 Abrantes PM, Magalhães SMS, Acúrcio FA, Sakurai E. The quality of antibiotics prescription in public health services of Belo Horizonte, MG. Cien Saude Colet. 2008;13(Sup):711–720.21936176 [OpenAIRE] [PubMed]

13 Tripathi N, Cotten CM, Smith PB. Antibiotic Use and Misuse in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Clin Perinatol, 2012;39:61–68. 10.1016/j.clp.2011.12.003 22341537 [OpenAIRE] [PubMed] [DOI]

14 Nicolini P, Nascimento JWL, Greco KV, Menezes FG. Factors related to prescriptions of antibiotics in a public pharmacy in the Western region of the city of São Paulo. Cien Saude Colet. 2008;13(Sup):689–696.21936173 [PubMed]

15 Shehadeh M, Suaifa G, Darwish RM, Wazaify M, Zaru L, Alja’fari S. Knowledge, attitudes and behavior regarding antibiotics use and misuse among adults in the community of Jordan. A pilot study. Saudi Pharm J. 2012;20:125–133. 10.1016/j.jsps.2011.11.005 23960783 [OpenAIRE] [PubMed] [DOI]

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publication . Article . 2015

Rationality of Antimicrobial Prescriptions in Community Pharmacy Users

Sara I V C Lima; Rodrigo S Diniz; Eryvaldo S T Egito; Paulo R M Azevedo; Antonio G Oliveira; Ivonete B Araujo;