Ainun Naim Mhd. Riza Marjoni Indah Kurnia Putri


Hypertension is a disease that requires long-term treatment, using antihypertensive drugs. Hypertension is still one of the diseases whose prevalence always increases. This study aims to determine the percentage of prescribing the use of antihypertensive drugs, as well as to determine the types of drugs and classes that are often prescribed to BPJS patients. The research method uses a retrospective method which was carried out at the Amaluna Pharmacy, Bukittinggi City from January to December 2022. The instrument used was a prescription sheet for hypertension patients. The sample was selected using a purposive sampling technique. The number of samples that met the inclusion criteria was 177 patients. The results showed that the highest number of BPJS hypertensive patients were women with 90 patients (50.85%) while men, had 87 patients (49.15%). In terms of age, most hypertensive patients were over 60 years old, with 108 patients (61.02%). In the most prescribed antihypertensive drugs, the Calcium Antagonist (CCB) group was 87% and the hypertension drug that was often used was Amlodipine 5 mg.

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Hypertension, BPJS, Pharmacy, Prescription

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