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Cancer has become a chief ailment and danger to the global society. It is one of the foremost reasons for demise in the world. A survey by the World Health Organization (WHO) indicates that 8.2 million people died from cancer in 2012 and it may rise to 19 million by 2025. Drug interactions connected through anticancer drugs are a global concern and should not be ignored. Nausea, vomiting or some other mild response to extreme myelosuppression may vary from adverse drug reactions. Analysis of prescription trend is a possible method in ascertaining the position of drugs in culture and it has to be taken out at every hospital regularly. The research is developed to examine the prescription pattern of anticancer drugs in the clinical oncology unit of a tertiary care centre in India. The patient's demographic data, medication name, type, dose, intensity and duration etc., have been analyzed in each prescription  Commonly utilized anticancer narcotics and different forms of cancer were identified and the national essential drug list percentage of the medicines used was analysed. The current study intended to assess the tendencies and pattern of prescribing anticancer drugs. The prescribing practises were apposite and were in agreement with WHO strategies. The present study seemed to sustenance best proposing performs in order to endorse cost effective treatment and improved health care delivery.


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Pandiamunian Jayabal, Nithiya Dhanasekaran, & Shanmugasundaram S. (2021). Recommending form of anticancer drugs in oncology unit of a tertiary care teaching hospital. International Journal of Research in Pharmaceutical Sciences, 12(2), 1201-1207.