Mediterranean Journal Of Pharmacy And Pharmaceutical Sciences

A descriptive study on prescribing pattern of drugs and colon diseases at benghazi medical center in libya

  • Authors Details :  
  • Antesar M. Boshhiha,  
  • Zahia M. Boshaiha,  
  • Raja A. Altera,  
  • Amira M. Alarofy,  
  • Fardos R. Mohamed

1 Article Views Research reports

Colon is part of the digestive system in the human body responsible for absorbing water and nutrients from food residues. There are many problems affecting the colon including irritable bowel syndrome, constipation, hemorrhoids, anal fissures, abscess, colitis and colon cancer which considered one of the most common diseases among the Libyan community. The aim of this study was to search the presence of colonic disease and the tendency of those diseases to transform into colonic cancer at Benghazi medical center in Benghazi-Libya. A survey was comprised of 15 questions concerning colon diseases, proper diagnosis and treatment type. The survey was distributed to the physician specialized in medicine at Benghazi medical center and they fill it voluntary. The initial part of the questionnaire designed to obtain demographic data concerning the physicians who diagnose the colon illness. The rest part of the questionnaire was concerning special questions to define frequency of the diagnosed disease. There were 20 participants at this study. The response to all questionnaires were collected and analyzed for drug use, patients and disease distribution. In conclusion, this study demonstrates that the correct diagnosis, prescribing the appropriate treatment for the colon disease and using the medicine properly is one of the most important things that help in treating the disease and reducing its exacerbation. In some cases, eradication procedures may be required if the medicine is not sufficient to treat the disease without the need for operations

Article DOI & Crossmark Data

DOI : https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5534588

Article QR Code

A descriptive study on prescribing pattern of drugs and colon diseases at benghazi medical center in libya QR Code

Article Subject Details


Article Keywords Details



Article File

Full Text PDF




More Article by Mediterranean Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

The perspective of covid-19 vaccines

The current covid-19 is now endemic on everycontinent and becomes the most challenging outbreaks over centuries, thus millions of people have been infected with the novel coronavir...

Mokhtar r. haman: a dedication to his memory

It is with more sorrow and tremendous sadness we remember the death of our colleague the libyan pharmacist, professor mokhtar ramadan haman, at his home in tripoli, libya after lon...

In silico studies of 2-(4-(aminomethyl)phenyl)isoindoline-1,3-dione schiff base derivatives as potential inhibitors against main protease covid-19 enzyme

The 2019 coronavirus (covid-19) pandemic is spreading worldwide, with a spectacular increase in death missing any effective therapeutic treatment up to now. molecular docking is a ...

Phytochemical screening and structure elucidation of isolated compounds from convolvulus dorycnium plant originated from west of libya

Plants are an ancient source of medicine due to the presence of bioactive molecules of various compounds in their different parts. convolvulus dorycnium plant belongs to the family...