Prescribing pattern of antihypertensive drugs in primary care units in Turkey: results from the TURKSAHA study


Abacı A., Kozan Ö., OĞUZ A. , Şahin M., Değer N., Şenocak H., ...More

EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY, vol.63, no.4, pp.397-402, 2007 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 63 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s00228-007-0266-8
  • Title of Journal : EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.397-402

Abstract

Objective The prescribing pattern of drugs used for treating hypertension changes over time in response to changes in recommended guidelines and innovations in drug formulations, among others. In addition, the classes of antihypertensive drugs used vary among the countries. The aim of this study was to investigate the practice of antihypertensive medications in primary care units in Turkey.