Evaluation of Polypharmacy and Drug Interactions in the Treatment of Patients with Sepsis


SÜRMELİOĞLU N., DEMİRKAN S. K.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF INTENSIVE CARE-TURK YOGUN BAKIM DERGISI, vol.19, no.3, pp.105-110, 2021 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 19 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.4274/tybd.galenos.2020.36844
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH JOURNAL OF INTENSIVE CARE-TURK YOGUN BAKIM DERGISI
  • Page Numbers: pp.105-110
  • Keywords: Sepsis, septic shock, polypharmacy, drug interaction, TORSADES-DE-POINTES, INTENSIVE-CARE-UNIT, CLARITHROMYCIN, MANAGEMENT, PREVALENCE, CISAPRIDE

Abstract

Objective: Comprehensive and supportive therapies of sepsis and septic shock (SSS) cause polypharmacy and increase the risk of drug interactions. This study aimed to evaluate the rate of polypharmacy, potential drug interactions, and clinical pharmacists' interventions on drug interactions in patients with SSS.