Priya Kanu, Kaur Rajwinder, Kaur Ramanjeet , Patil R.K, Patil.H.C
The purpose of this study is to see inappropriate polypharmacy which is related to negative health outcomes. For this project we designed a questionnaire and that we collect information by taking 100 cases from various departments like gynae, surgery, medicine, paediatrics and ENT of Bathinda district. Then we evaluate polypharmacy in keeping with the age bracket and gender. In some cases drug are prescribed in step with rational use of medication where as in some case drugs are given quite optimum because of some circumstances. From this study we conclude that to supply rational prescribers instead of confused practitioners in therapeutic level to beat inappropriate polypharmacy and to boost use of medicines in proper manner. In India it's important to watch the prescription pattern to market rational use of medicine. Keywords : inappropriate , polypharmacy , optimum , rational, prescription.