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Revista Cubana de Farmacia

versión impresa ISSN 0034-7515versión On-line ISSN 1561-2988


REGO HERNANDEZ, José de Jesús; LEYVA DE LA TORRE, Christian  y  PEREZ SANCHEZ, Magalys. Clinicotherapeutical characterization of upper digestive bleeding: "Dr. Salvador Allende" Hospital. First semester 2006 . Rev Cubana Farm [online]. 2007, vol.41, n.3. ISSN 0034-7515.

Digestive haemorrhage is one of the main cause of hospital admission due to gastrointestinal tract diseases. In most of the cases, it appears in an acute form, and with important systemic repercussions that lead to the adoption of emergency measures to stabilize the patients and to apply an adequate specific treatment. This entity is still causing a high mortality that is accumulated in certain risk groups as the elderly patients with severe associated diseases. That's why, it was decided to make the clinicotherapeutical characterization of upper digestive bleeding at "Dr. Salvador Allende" Hospital during the first semester of 2006 by conducting a descriptive study based on the review of 161 medical histories of the patients discharged with this diagnosis in that period. 73.3 % of the patients with iupper digestive bleeding were over 60 . There were no differences in relation to sex. Coffee and smoking were the most reported toxic habits. The non-steroidal antiinflammatories was the pharmacological group most related to this entity and, among them, the salycilic acetyl acid. Melena was the most frequent clinical manifestation. In 91.9 %, the treatment guideline was appropriate, as well as the treatment in general. There was only an irrational association of a proton pump inhibitor with an anti-H2

Palabras clave : Pharmacovigilance; adverse reaction to drugs; adverse reactions; drugs; hospital pharmacovigilance.

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