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RESULTS AND DISCUSSION On the basis of inclusion criteria, 100 patients were included from over a period of three

months for the present study. TABLE1- Among the 100 subjects, study shows out-patients, 55(55%) are more than in-patients 45(45%). Study conducted by Ashish gangwar et al shows out- patients 1200(72.3%) were more than in-patients 462(27.7%). TABLE2- Out of 100 cases 43(43%) were reported to be in age group >60years followed by 39(39%) of age group 30-60 years and 18(18%) of age group <30 years. Study conducted by Ashish gangwar et al shows 937(56.3%) of patients are in age group 30-60 years followed by 371(22.5%) patients of >60 years and 354(21.2%) subjects of <30 years age group. TABLE3- Study among 100 subjects shows 57(57%) are males followed by 43(43%) of females. Study conducted by Ashish gangwar et al also shows male 921(53%) are more than females 741(47%). TABLE4-The most common eye conditions include cataract (41%) as the major pathological condition comparing others like vitreal surgery, corneal defects, silicone oil removal surgery etc.. Study conducted by Ashish gangwar shows pathological conditions are mainly refractive errors followed by cataract, conjunctivitis etc. TABLE5-Out of 100 cases shows 60% are having some type of comorbidity. Majority of patient are having hypertension (28%) followed by diabetes mellitus (20%) and others (12%) like CHF, RA and CRF. TABLE6- Eye drops (98%) were found to be the most useful dosage form comparing tablet (16%), ointment (10%), capsule (6%), and others (6%) like injections, lens etc.. Similar study by Ashish gangwar et al shows that most common dosage form was eye drops (81.92%) followed by ointment (17.63%) , tablets(5.33%), capsules (3.00%), and syrups (0.75%). Another study conducted by Meenakshi Nehru et al shows that the maximum number of drugs prescribed were in the form of eye drops (66.18%), followed by ointments (16%), capsules (9.5%), tablet (6.57%),syrup (0.73%), injection (0.73%) and lotion (0.24%). Study conducted by Yasmeen maniyar et al shows maximum number of drugs were prescribed in the form of eye drops

81%). tobramycin (85. TABLE8-Out of 93 patients using antibiotics.five (11.fluoroquinolones (72.31%). Similar study conducted by Nihar R biswas et al shows two drugs (27.3%) is mostly prescribed NSAID followed by indomethacin (33.Three drugs (39%) are mostly prescribed followed by two (23%). tablets (6. vitamins etc.. six (9.69%).04%) are mostly used followed by aminoglycosides (15.45%) and six (2.1%) is the mostly prescribed fluoroquinolone antibiotic followed by moxifloxacin (28. five (7%) and six (3%). antifungal (5%). nine (1. four (13. syrups (0.76%).38%). one (1. four (6. TABLE10-Out of 14 cases. beta lactam antibiotics (10. three (9. Average number of drugs per prescription was found to be 2.89.67%).31%).45%).30%).75%) and others (2. TABLE7-Out of 100 patients majority utilize antibiotics (93%) are mainly used followed by corticosteroids (78%).3%) and others (13.98%).48%) drug is mostly prescribed comparing two (27.7%) is the most prescribed aminoglycoside antibiotic followed by neomycin. four(5.three (11.9%). F-cefazoline (80%) is most useful beta lactam antibiotic followed by amoxicillin TABLE12-Out of 15 cases bromfenac (53.(65. five (5. TABLE9-Out of 67 cases.34%). Ofloxacin (67.76%) and lotions (0. local anaesthetics (65%).31%). injections (0.4%).05%).64%) and six (0. Similar study conducted by Meenakshi Nehru et al and Yasmeen maniyar et al shows majority of patients use antibiotics. antiglaucoma (2%) and others (15%) like lubricants. TABLE11-Out of 10 cases.43%) are more prescribed comparing three (24. TABLE13-Out of 100 cases.02%). eight (3.97%).97)and ten (0. five (3. Study conducted by Yasmeen maniyar et al shows one (48.16%). four (15%).4%).59%).63%). seven (5.64%).45%).18%) drug is mostly prescribed comparing two (30.9%). followed by ointments (17. . capsules(8.Another study conducted by Meenakshi Nehru et al shows one (48.27%). ciprofloxacin (3%) and gatifloxacin (1. anticholinergic (20%). one (13%).81%).5%). NSAIDs (15%).