Srinagar, Feb 6: In a primary, the docs at Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial (JLNM) Hospital at Rainawari in Srinagar efficiently carried out the Graded Drug Problem for Oral Iron and Tetanus Toxoid in a second-trimester pregnant girl with A number of Drug Allergy Syndrome.
Speaking to Higher Kashmir, Director Well being Dr Mushtaq Moderately mentioned that this was the first-ever graded drug problem of such nature in a pregnant feminine with multi drug allergy within the nation.
The JLNM Hospital’s Division of Drugs in Srinagar efficiently carried out the maiden Graded Drug Problem for Oral Iron and Tetanus Toxoid within the second-trimester pregnant girl with A number of Drug Allergy Syndrome.
Medical Superintendent JLNM Hospital, Dr Tajammul Hussain advised Higher Kashmir that the lady has a historical past of Anaphylaxis – thought-about as a extreme, life-threatening allergic response – to IV Iron up to now and performing the Graded Drug Problem on her was a big milestone for JLNM Hospital in addition to Jammu and Kashmir.
The Graded Drug Problem is a technique of cautious, stepwise administration of accelerating quantities of a drug to which a affected person is much less more likely to be allergic.
The process was efficiently carried out by the Division’s Allergist Dr Taha Quraishi and Dr Sajad Ahangar underneath the steering of HoD Drugs Dr Shahzada Parray and HoD Anaesthesiology Dr Arifa Amin with the overwhelming assist of Medical Superintendent Dr Tajammul Hussain.
Explaining the intricacies of the Graded Drug Problem on drug allergy sufferers, Dr Taha mentioned that some sufferers who’re allergic to sure medication are offered remedy on this graded and selective method to avert any severe drug allergy episode.
“The affected person had a historical past of anaemia. Up to now, she had been allergic to intra venous iron and had complained of drowsiness and respiratory issue, which may very well be life-threatening for a pregnant girl,” he mentioned.
Dr Taha mentioned that the process may have price the affected person’s household a fortune had it been carried out at any of the handful of personal hospitals of the nation . “It occurred at simply Rs 20 in our hospital.”
Dr Taha mentioned that such a process had not been quoted wherever within the nation’s literature and as such was the primary of its type case within the nation.
“The affected person’s gynaecologist had referred her to us. We carried out the Graded Drug Problem in a managed set-up the place any response may very well be dealt with. It was profitable. She is now consuming the required medication with none allergic reactions and her husband is a contented man,” he mentioned.
Expressing delight on the profitable conduct of the process, Dr Taha thanked the complete crew concerned.
“We’ll carry on conducting superior procedures with improved effectivity and outcomes for our sufferers with a number of essential allergic reactions,” he mentioned.
Earlier, expressing his pleasure over the feat, the Director Well being congratulated the crew JLNM and mentioned that Allergy – Immunology companies have been being offered comprehensively on the establishment and ought to be given extra enhance sooner or later.
He mentioned that each one the sister specialities have been working underneath one roof at JLNM Hospital which ensures wonderful customised affected person care.
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