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Vol. 8, Issue 4 (2019)

Pediatric pharmacotherapy: Medication management in children

Author(s):
Dr. Farah Iram and Pratibha Yadav
Abstract:
Pediatric pharmacotherapy, a critical domain in pediatric healthcare, demands meticulous attention and tailored approaches due to the unique physiological characteristics and developmental intricacies of children. This research paper explores the complexities of medication management in pediatric populations, emphasizing the necessity for individualized dosing, formulation considerations, and comprehensive assessment of efficacy and safety profiles. The paper delves into various factors influencing pediatric pharmacotherapy, including age-specific pharmacokinetics, developmental changes, and the impact of comorbidities on drug metabolism and response. Furthermore, it examines the role of healthcare providers in optimizing medication therapy for children, encompassing interdisciplinary collaboration, patient and caregiver education, and the integration of evidence-based practices. Through a comprehensive review of current literature and clinical guidelines, this paper aims to provide insights into effective strategies for enhancing medication safety and efficacy in pediatric patients, ultimately contributing to improved healthcare outcomes in this vulnerable population.
Pages: 1272-1275  |  91 Views  42 Downloads


The Pharma Innovation Journal
How to cite this article:
Dr. Farah Iram, Pratibha Yadav. Pediatric pharmacotherapy: Medication management in children. Pharma Innovation 2019;8(4):1272-1275. DOI: 10.22271/tpi.2019.v8.i4s.25510

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