LM Pinto Pereira, BS Nayak, H Abdul-Lateef, V Matmungal, K Mendes, S Persad, G Ramnath, I Bekele, S Ramsewak
The study was conducted to explore drug utilization in pregnant women attending a tertiary healthcare institution. It was a cross-sectional study in 506 women. There were 200 (39.5%) primigravidae, 306 (60.5%) multigravidae and 59.1% (299) of women were in the third trimester. More women with higher educational level take over-the-counter paracetamol, iron/folic acid and vitamin supplements while herbal supplements are rarely used.