Yıl 2017, Cilt 9, Sayı 3, Sayfalar 213 - 221 2017-09-22

Usage of analgesics among young girls and dysmenorrhea
Genç Kızlarda Analjezik Kullanımı ve Dismenore

Ergun Oksuz [1] , Fisun Sozen [2] , Ece Kavas [3] , Elif Pinar Arik [4] , Yasemin Akgun [5] , Puren Bingol [6] , Pinar Kotuz [7] , Ersin Ogus [8]

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Objective
This study aimed to determine dysmenorrhea prevalence and menstruation characteristics among young girls and whether dysmenorrhea affects the use of analgesics.

Methods
This cross-sectional study was conducted in female university students who applied to Baskent University’s Medicosocial Center. 
Results
There were 190 participants in the dysmenorrhea group and 80 participants in the control group. The prevalence of dysmenorrhea was 70%. Reading of the drug prospectus in the dysmenorrhea group was higher than in the control group (69.9% vs. 46.8%, p <0.05). Recommending one's own drug to someone else (67.8% versus 53.3%, p <0.05) and not paying attention to the recommended drug use duration (72.5% vs. 59.7%; p <0.05) was higher in the dysmenorrhea group than in the control group. In the dysmenorrhea group, the reasons to take the last used pain relievers were headache or abdominal pain in the same order as the control group and the rate of abdominal pain was higher in the study group (30.0% versus 11.5%, p <0.05). The inability to remember the name of the last used pain reliever was higher in the study group (24.2% versus 17.5%, p <0.05). The rate of knowing the name of any three different pain relievers was higher in the study group (81.6% versus 80.4%, p <0.05). 
Conclusion
University students who are in need of medication due to chronic diseases more frequently encounter drugs. Developing behaviors on rational drug use in these students may provide productive results. It may be effective to organize informative meetings for students on the use of non-prescription drugs.

Amaç

Bu çalışmada; genç kızlarda dismenore prevalansı ve menstrüasyon özellikleri ile dismenorenin  analjezik kullanımında herhangi bir fark oluşturup oluşturmadığının belirlenmesi amaçlanmıştır.

Gereç ve Yöntem

Bu kesitsel çalışma Başkent Üniversitesi Medikososyal Merkezi’ne başvuran kız öğrencilerde yapılmıştır.

Bulgular

Çalışma grubunda 190 ve kontrol grubunda 80 katılımcı bulunmaktadır. Dismenore prevalansı %70’dir. Dismenore grubunda ilaç prospektüsünün okunması kontrol grubuna göre daha yüksektir (%69,9’e karşı %46,8; p<0,05). Dismenore grubunda kendi ilacını bir başkasına önerme (%67,8’e karşı %53,3; p <0,05) ve önerilen ilaç kullanım süresine dikkat edilmemesi kontrollere göre yüksek (%72,5’e karşı %59,7; p<0,05) bulunmuştur. Dismenore grubunda son kullandıkları ağrı kesiciyi alma nedeni kontrol grubuyla aynı sırada baş ağrısı veya karın ağrısı olup karın ağrısı oranı çalışma grubunda daha yüksektir (%30,0’a karşı %11,5;p<0,05). Son kullanılan ağrı kesicinin adını hatırlayamama oranı çalışma grubunda daha yüksek bulunmuştur (%24,2’ye karşı %17,5; p<0,05). Herhangi üç farklı ağrı kesici ilacın adını bilme oranı çalışma grubunda daha yüksek olmuştur (%81,6’ya karşı %80,4; p<0,05).

Sonuç

Kronik hastalıklar nedeniyle ilaç kullanmak durumunda olan üniversite öğrencileri ilaçlarla daha sık karşılaşmaktadır. Bu öğrencilerde akılcı ilaç kullanımı konusunda davranışların geliştirilmesi verimli sonuçlar sağlayabilecektir. Öğrencilere reçetesiz ilaç kullanmanın zararlarına yönelik bilgilendirme toplantıları düzenlenmesi bu konuda etkili olabilecektir. 

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Yazar: Ergun Oksuz
E-posta: eoksuz@baskent.edu.tr
Kurum: Baskent University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Family Medicine
Ülke: Turkey


Yazar: Fisun Sozen
E-posta: fisunsozen@gmail.com
Kurum: Baskent University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Family Medicine
Ülke: Turkey


Yazar: Ece Kavas
E-posta: ece_kvs@hotmail.com
Kurum: Baskent University Faculty of Medicine
Ülke: Turkey


Yazar: Elif Pinar Arik
E-posta: elifpinararik@gmail.com
Kurum: Baskent University Faculty of Medicine
Ülke: Turkey


Yazar: Yasemin Akgun
E-posta: yasemin281@hotmail.com
Kurum: Baskent University Faculty of Medicine
Ülke: Turkey


Yazar: Puren Bingol
E-posta: purenbingol@gmail.com
Kurum: Baskent University Faculty of Medicine
Ülke: Turkey


Yazar: Pinar Kotuz
E-posta: pnrktz0696@gmail.com
Kurum: Baskent University Faculty of Medicine
Ülke: Turkey


Yazar: Ersin Ogus
E-posta: eogus@baskent.edu.tr
Kurum: Baskent University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Biostatistics
Ülke: Turkey


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APA Oksuz, E , Sozen, F , Kavas, E , Arik, E , Akgun, Y , Bingol, P , Kotuz, P , Ogus, E . (2017). Usage of analgesics among young girls and dysmenorrhea. Konuralp Tıp Dergisi, 9 (3), 213-221. DOI: 10.18521/ktd.324267
MLA Oksuz, E , Sozen, F , Kavas, E , Arik, E , Akgun, Y , Bingol, P , Kotuz, P , Ogus, E . "Usage of analgesics among young girls and dysmenorrhea". Konuralp Tıp Dergisi 9 (2017): 213-221 <http://dergipark.gov.tr/ktd/issue/32172/324267>
Chicago Oksuz, E , Sozen, F , Kavas, E , Arik, E , Akgun, Y , Bingol, P , Kotuz, P , Ogus, E . "Usage of analgesics among young girls and dysmenorrhea". Konuralp Tıp Dergisi 9 (2017): 213-221
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