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Paulo Sérgio Dourado Arrais, Maria Eneida Porto Fernandes, Tatiane da Silva Dal Pizzol, Luiz Roberto Ramos, Sotero Serrate Mengue, Vera Lucia Luiza, Noemia Urruth Leão Tavares, Mareni Rocha Farias, Maria Auxiliadora Oliveira, Andréa Dâmaso Bertoldi
OBJECTIVE: To analyze the prevalence and associated factors regarding the use of medicines by self-medication in Brazil. METHODS: This cross-sectional population-based study was conducted using data from the PNAUM (National Survey on Access, Use and Promotion of Rational Use of Medicines), collected between September 2013 and February 2014 by interviews at the homes of the respondents. All people who reported using any medicines not prescribed by a doctor or dentist were classified as self-medication practitioners...
December 2016: Revista de Saúde Pública
Tatiane da Silva Dal Pizzol, Noemia Urruth Leão Tavares, Andréa Dâmaso Bertoldi, Mareni Rocha Farias, Paulo Sergio Dourado Arrais, Luiz Roberto Ramos, Maria Auxiliadora Oliveira, Vera Lucia Luiza, Sotero Serrate Mengue
OBJECTIVE: To assess the prevalence of the use of medicines and other products for therapeutic purposes in the Brazilian pediatric population and test whether demographic, socioeconomic and health factors are associated with use. METHODS: A cross-sectional population-based study (National Survey on Access, Use and Promotion of Rational Use of Medicines - PNAUM), including 7,528 children aged 12 or younger, living in urban areas in Brazil. Medicine use to treat chronic or acute diseases was reported by the primary caregiver present at the household interview...
December 2016: Revista de Saúde Pública
Karla Dalliane Batista Leal, Ramon Weyler Duarte Leopoldino, Rand Randall Martins, Lourena Mafra Veríssimo
OBJECTIVE: To investigate potential intravenous drug incompatibilities and related risk factors in a pediatric unit. METHODS: A cross-sectional analytical study conducted in the pediatric unit of a university hospital in Brazil. Data on prescriptions given to children aged 0-15 years from June to October 2014 were collected. Prescriptions that did not include intravenous drugs and prescriptions with incomplete dosage regimen or written in poor handwriting were excluded...
April 2016: Einstein
Giovanny Alberto Montoya, Claudia Vaca, María Fernanda Parra
INTRODUCTION: The efficacy and safety of pharmaceutical drugs such as dipirone and tramadol must be a primary objective in the post-marketing period and as they are used in specific population groups. OBJECTIVES: The frequency of adverse effects (including therapeutic failure) with the medications tramadol and dipirona were described and estimated. MATERIAL AND METHODS: At the Hospital Universitario de la Samaritana, Bogotá, D.C., Colombia, adverse events associated with dipirone and tramadol were rigorously tracked in patients hospitalized in the internal medicine, as well as the orthopedics and surgery departments...
September 2009: Biomédica: Revista del Instituto Nacional de Salud
Vilmar Molon, Cleber Dario Pinto Kruel, Desiré Tarso Maioli, Juliana Zanrosso Caran, Raquel Cristina Lovison
OBJECTIVES: To test lumiracoxib used preemptively against a placebo,and to analyse the analgesic administration (dipirona and tramadol) in the 24 first postoperative hours. METHODS: Sixty patients undergone to a breast aumentation, under epidural anesthesia, were selected and put randomly in two groups - GI and GII. Sixty minutes before the surgery, it was administered orally, one pill of lumiracoxib 400mg to the 30 GI patients and one pill of placebo to the 30 GII patients...
February 2009: Revista do Colégio Brasileiro de Cirurgiões
Angelita Habr-Gama, Afonso H S e Sous, José Manuel Correia Roveló, Jayme Vital Santos Souza, Fernando Benício, Francisco S P Regadas, Cláudio Wainstein, Túlio Marcos Rodrigues da Cunha, Carlos Frederico S Marques, Renato Bonardi, José Reinan Ramos, Luiz Cláudio Pandini, Desidério Kiss
The purpose of the present study was to determine the value of circular hemorrhoidectomy (procedure for prolapse and hemorrhoids [PPH]) on the basis of data collected prospectively during the initial experience of a group of Latin American surgeons. Between 2000 and 2001, PPH was performed using a circular stapler in 177 patients who had third- and fourth-degree hemorrhoidal disease. The average age of the patients was 47.7 years (range 26 to 85 years). Anal bleeding was the most common preoperative complaint (93...
September 2003: Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery: Official Journal of the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract
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