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Pharmacovigilance and Pharmacoepidemiology (ISSN: 2638-8235)

Drug Utilization Review

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Drug utilization review, Source: The Importance of Drug Utilization Review

Drug Utilization Review (DUR), additionally stated as Drug Utilization Evaluations (DUE) or Medication Utilization Evaluations (MUE), square measure outlined as a licensed, structured, in progress review of attention supplier prescribing, health professional dispensing, and patient use of medication. Drug utilization review involve a comprehensive review of patients prescription and drugs knowledge before, during, and once dispensing to confirm acceptable medication deciding and positive patient outcomes.

Drug utilization review is classified into 3 categories:

• Prospective- analysis of a patients medical aid before medication is distributed
• Concurrent- in progress observance of drug medical aid throughout the course of treatment
• Retrospective- review of medical aid once the patient has received the medication

Drug utilization review programs play a key role in serving to managed health care systems perceive, interpret, and improve the prescribing, administration, and use of  medications.  Employers and health plans realize drug utilization review programs valuable as a result of the results wont to foster a lot of economical use of scarce health care resources. Pharmacists play a key role during this method as a result of their experience within the space of pharmaceutical care. Drug utilization review afford the managed care health professional the chance to spot trends in prescribing among teams of patients like those with bronchial asthma, diabetes, or high pressure. Pharmacists will then, together with different members of the health care team, initiate action to boost drug medical aid for each individual patients and lined populations.  Drug utilization review function a way of rising the standard of patient care, enhancing therapeutic outcomes, and reducing inappropriate pharmaceutical expenditures, so reducing overall health care prices.

Editorial Board List

Department of Pharmacy
Oman Medical College
Sultanate of Oman

Ozgur Karcioglu
Department of Emergency Medicine
Istanbul Education and Research Hospital

Clinical researcher
department of forensic science and toxicology
Jordan University of Science and Technology

Highly Accessed Articles List

Research Article : D-Cell Hypothesis (Trace Amine Hypothesis) of Schizophrenia, and importance of Trace Amine-Associated Receptor, Type 1 (TAAR1)

Keiko Ikemoto

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Research Article : Clinical Particularities of Drug-Induced Agranulocytosis or Severe Neutropenia in Elderly Patients

Emmanuel Andrès, Rachel Cottet Mourot, Olivier Keller, Khalid Serraj and Thomas Vogel

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Mini-Review : Variable Responses to Vitamin-D Dosing

Gokhale SG and Gokhale Sankalp

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Review Article : Preclinical Toxicity Studies-Tool of Drug Discovery

N.Venkatesan and M. Ramanathan

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Research Article : Novel Phytochemical Constituents Identified from the Seeds of Mesua Ferrea L and their Anticancer Activity
Faizan DK, Mehta BK, Yasir AL and Masood AK
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Research Article : The Effect of Curcumin in Patients with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (or) Myalgic Encephalomyelitis Disparate Responses in Different Disease Severities
C(Linda) MC van Campen*and Frans C Visser
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Review Article : Role of Stem Cells in Health Science and Medicine
Rimsha Imam, Aqsa Saeed and Rana Khalid Iqbal
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Review Article : Glycemic Index of Selected Foods in Jamaica
Ryan D Francis, Perceval S Bahado-Singh, Andrew O Wheatley, Ann Marie Smith and Helen N Asemota
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Research Article : Awareness of Veterinary Drug Retail Outlets on Antimicrobial Resistance and its Containment Strategy in Ethiopia

Hailu Zeru*, Aynalem Gemechu, Tenaw Andualem, Hayat Seid and Fikadu Mengesha

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Research Article : Effect of Kaempferol, Diminazene Aceturate and their Combination on Hematological Parameters in Trypanosoma brucei brucei Experimentally Infected Mice
Muhammad Y, Suleiman MM, Jatau ID and Chiroma MA
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