DOI: 10.21276/ajptr
Mon, 27 May 2019

Determinants of Self-Medication – A Study of Trends of People

Narhari Patil*, Afroj Mulani, Rajesh Wake

1.Community Pharmacy Study Group, Lokseva College of Pharmacy, Phulgaon, Tal Haveli, Dist Pune ,India-412216

Self medication is observed as practice used to treat the diseases among the common people. The practice is used by all types of patients & for different types of diseases. So this study is designed & under taken to find out determinants responsible for self-medication. These findings will be helpful to find measures to control it. So the randomized descriptive explored questionnaire survey was performed among various stake holders of health care sector and common people.96 % of people say that self medication is responsibility of all stake holders of area. Most of the people think that pharmacists can perform important role to improve the condition. The responsible factors for self medication are like expenses, literacy, unawareness etc. 

Keywords: Self medication, Disease, Patients, Questionnaire survey, Pharmacists.


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