All publications of “Raíssa Silveira Cintra”

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Drug interaction in the emergency service

Meiry Fernanda Pinto Okuno, Raíssa Silveira Cintra, Cássia Regina Vancini-Campanharo, Ruth Ester Assayag Batista

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082013000400010

Objective:To identify the occurrence of potential drug interactions in prescriptions for adult patients admitted to the Emergency Department of Hospital São Paulo.METHODS:A cross-sectional and descriptive study. Its sample consisted of 200 medical prescriptions. The analysis of drug interactions was performed using the Drugs.com database, where they are classified according to severity of interaction as severe, moderate, mild and without interaction.RESULTS:The number of drugs in prescriptions ranged from 2 to 19, and the average per prescription was 4.97 drugs. A total […]