Vol. 6, Issue 4 (2017)
Pharmacovigilance study on the different drugs used for the management of eye disorders in Bangladesh
Md. Raisul Islam Rubel, Md. Ashrafudoulla, Md. Furkanur Rahaman Mizan, Farhan Fuad, Md. Siddiqul Islam and Salma Parvin
At present, pharmacovigilance (PV) study is one of a key way to improve and ensure drug safety and health care sectors in the whole world including Bangladesh. Both primary and secondary data were collected for this study from two different hospitals in Dhaka and rural eye hospital in different district of Bangladesh. Results show that among 500 eye diseases patients,20% patients were affected by cataracts,10% are glaucoma,5% are Blepharitis,10% are Blindness, 5% are Presbyopia,10% are Myopia,10% are Allergic conjunctivitis,5% are Dry eye, 15% are Blurry vision and others 10%. These results vary from rural to urban area in Bangladesh. The common drugs are used for the treatment of that patients are, Ciprofloxacin 0.3%, Optadin 0.1%, Prochlorperazine Maleate, Lemefloxacin 0.3%, Ascorbic acid +Copper + Lutein +Vitamin E + Zinc, Dexamethasone 0.1%, Fexofenadine hydrochloride, Olopatadine 0.1%, Vitamin C, Hypromellose 0.5%, Loteprednol Etabonate, Olopatadine 0.2%, Dexomethasone 0.1% + Tobramycin 0.3%, Hypromellose 2%, Rupatadine, Multivitamin pediatric preparation, Polyethylene glycol 0.4%, Flunarizine, Moxifloxacin 0.5%, Esomeprazole+ Naproxen, Polyethylene glycol 0.3%, Fexofenadine Hydrochloride, Dexamethasone sodium phosphate, Fluromethalone 0.1%, Gentamycin 0.3%, Carbomer 0.3%, Multivitamin, Artificial tear, Rupatadine. Among these drugs there are some eye drops and some tablets and some capsules and multivitamins. In 500 ophthalmic patients there are some common adverse effects are obtain. The percentage of that adverse effect is, Allergy 15%, Dizziness 13%,Fatigue 10%, nausea 8%,Diarrhea 13%, Blurred vision 7%, Itching eye 15%, Redness of eye 8%, Swelling of eye 17%, Dry eye 9%, Edema 5%, Headache 15%, GI disturbance 8%, Gastric pain 6%, Dry mouth 10%, Inflammation 20%, Back pain 6%, Dyspepsia 8%, Glaucoma 15%, Discomfort 20%.
How to cite this article:
Md. Raisul Islam Rubel, Md. Ashrafudoulla, Md. Furkanur Rahaman Mizan, Farhan Fuad, Md. Siddiqul Islam, Salma Parvin. Pharmacovigilance study on the different drugs used for the management of eye disorders in Bangladesh. Pharma Innovation 2017;6(4):173-180.