Article of Open Journal of Educational Research and Reviews
To analyze the profile of registered diabetic patients in the program "Here's People's Pharmacy" of a commercial drug store in the municipality of Paraná-RN
Medeiros V.M1; Gomes M.D2; Andrade J.G.S3; Silva J.M.H.4; Cavalcante R.M.A5; Anjos S.S6
1Farmacêutica Bioquímica, Doutora em Produtos Naturais e Sintéticos Bioativos e Docente do Curso Bacharelado em Farmácia da Faculdade Santa Maria (FSM) ; 2,3,4Farmacêutica pela Faculdade Santa Maria (FSM), 5Farmacêutica pela Faculdade Santa Maria (FSM) e Estudante de Medicina pela Universidade Federal de Campina Grande (UFCG), 6Farmacêutico Bioquímico e Industrial, Especialista em Microbiologia, Micologia e Farmácia Magistral e Docente do Curso Bacharelado em Farmácia da Faculdade Santa Maria (FSM).
Diabetes Mellitus it is a condition that can result from defects secretion and/or insulin action involving specific pathogenic processes. To analyze the profile of registered diabetic patients in the program "Here's People's Pharmacy" of a commercial drug store in the municipality of Paraná-RN, checking the type of diabetes mellitus that is more present, the most commonly used drugs and what other diseases are reported. Study applied, descriptive and quantitative and qualitative, with a questionnaire to registered diabetic patients in the program "Here's People's Pharmacy" in a drug store located in the city of Paraná-RN. The study sample was 50 people. Of the participants, 96 % had diabetes mellitus type 2. The use of medicines, metformin was the most used (52 %), followed by glibenclamide (46 %) and insulin (2 %). With regard to the presence of other diseases hypertension and high cholesterol prevailed about 20 % and 8 %, respectively. It is important the involvement of health professionals in the treatment of diabetes and other chronic diseases, however, it is essential that the patient is aware that the greater responsibility and commitment are in himself, and ultimately with your family or caregiver.
Antidiabetics; Diabetes Mellitus; Popular Pharmacy.