LLR bans vaccine after its ill effect on patients

  • | Friday | 22nd September, 2023

Kanpur: The Lala Lajpat Rai (LLR) hospital authorities have banned the use of metronidazole injection. This step has been taken after condition of some patients deteriorated on Tuesday following the administration of these injections.Chief superintendent of the hospital Dr R K Singh said all medicines supplied to the hospital have been withdrawn and will now be sent for further testing. Apart from these, stock of metronidazole vaccines in the store has been sealed and a committee of five doctors has been formed to investigate the case, he said.He added that now only metrogyl injections from the Medical Supply Corporation will be administered to patients in the hospital.Dr Singh said the injection which caused deterioration of the condition of some patients is being supplied by an Ahmedabad firm. We have banned purchase of this medicine since it caused condition of several patients to deteriorate after its use in the maternity and childrens ward, said Dr Singh further.Metronidazole injection is used to remove infections from the body, said a senior doctor at LLR, adding, It also helps re-energise body of patients suffering weakness. We also published the following articles recentlySeveral hospitals in Delhi witnessing surge in dengue patientsSeveral hospitals in Delhi are witnessing a surge in the number of dengue patients, according to doctors. Although the citys civic body has not released reports on vector-borne diseases for several weeks, sources at Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital confirmed the death of a 38-year-old woman from dengue. Doctors have emphasized the importance of timely diagnosis and medical attention, as well as prevention through mosquito-control measures. They also highlighted the need to differentiate dengue from other illnesses with similar symptoms. As of August 5, the number of dengue cases in Delhi stood at 348, according to an earlier report.Kolkata doctors emphasize on integrating clinical pharmacology services in hospitals to ensure patient safetyA seminar in Kolkata discussed the importance of integrating clinical pharmacology services in hospitals to enhance patient care and reduce medical errors. Experts emphasized the establishment of super-speciality clinical pharmacology departments in medical colleges as a pivotal step. Clinical pharmacologists play a crucial role in assessing medication appropriateness, preventing errors, managing adverse reactions, promoting treatment adherence, and providing specialized care and monitoring. They also contribute to drug development research and ensure drug safety in sports. The seminar was attended by various medical professionals who stressed the critical role of integrating clinical pharmacology services in hospitals.Kapil is very patient and supportive about my career, life after marriage has been beautiful: Mansi SrivastavaActress Mansi Srivastava, who recently got married, reveals that life after marriage has been good as she has found a supportive partner in her husband, photographer Kapil Tejwani. They enjoy traveling and taking pictures together. Mansi enjoys cooking for him, and he also loves to cook. However, they are not ready to start a family yet and want to spend more time getting to know each other before planning for a baby.

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