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Table 6 Categories of drug related problems

From: Assessment of drug therapy problems among patients with cervical cancer at Kenyatta National Hospital, Kenya

Type of drug related problem Frequency Percent
Adverse drug reaction 56 69.1
Drug interaction 38 46.9
Need for additional drug therapy 32 39.5
Non-adherence 26 32.1
Sub-therapeutic dose 16 19.8
Overdosage 15 18.5
Improper drug selection 13 16.1
Medication use without indication 10 12.4
Inappropriate laboratory monitoring 9 11.1