Rationality in self-medication of vitamin c during the covid-19 pandemic in denpasar city

Rasionalitas dalam swamedikasi vitamin c pada masa pandemi covid - 19 di kota denpasar

Authors

  • Ni Putu Aryati Suryaningsih Universitas Bali Internasional
  • Gde Palguna Reganata Universitas Bali Internasional
  • Ida Ayu Manik Partha Sutema Universitas Bali Internasional
  • Dhiancinantyan Windydaca Brata Putri Universitas Bali Internasional

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.36376/bmj.v8i2.187

Keywords:

COVID-19, Swamedication, Vitamin C

Abstract

Background The pandemic we can call Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) has a significant impact in all sectors of human life.Indonesia reported its first cases of COVID-19 on March 2,2020 totalin two cases (WHO, 2020). World Health Organization (WHO) recommends to consumption healthy foods and increase immunity with more vitamin that during the pandemic COVID-19.Vitamin C is an alternative to boost the immune system. Increasing consumption of vitamin C needs to be seen by the rationality of using self-medicated vitamin C during the COVID-19 pandemic. Inappropriate or excessive use of vitamins can result in damage to organs such as the kidneys. The purpose of this study was to describe the rationality of Samedication vitamin C during the pandemic COVID-19 in the Denpasar City. Methods: The design of this study is descriptive using a descriptive design that uses non-probability sampling t. The instrument used is a questionnaire. The sample population is 100 respondents in the community in Denpasar. Results: The results of the study show the rationality of using swamedication vitamin C during the pandemic COVID- 19 in Denpasar amounting to 84.73% rational and irrationally of 15.27%, the rationality were measured from the right indication of  the drug, the right way of administration. medication, proper dosage, proper storage and side effect alert.

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Author Biographies

Ni Putu Aryati Suryaningsih, Universitas Bali Internasional

Program Studi Farmasi Klinis, Fakultas Ilmu-ilmu Kesehatan, Universitas Bali Internasional

Gde Palguna Reganata, Universitas Bali Internasional

Program Studi Administrasi Rumah Sakit, Fakultas Ilmu-ilmu Kesehatan, Universitas Bali

Ida Ayu Manik Partha Sutema, Universitas Bali Internasional

Program Studi Farmasi Klinis, Fakultas Ilmu-ilmu Kesehatan, Universitas Bali Internasional

Dhiancinantyan Windydaca Brata Putri, Universitas Bali Internasional

Program Studi Farmasi Klinis, Fakultas Ilmu-ilmu Kesehatan, Universitas Bali Internasional

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Published

2021-07-31

How to Cite

Suryaningsih, N. P. A., Reganata, G. P. ., Sutema, I. A. M. P. ., & Putri, D. W. B. . (2021). Rationality in self-medication of vitamin c during the covid-19 pandemic in denpasar city: Rasionalitas dalam swamedikasi vitamin c pada masa pandemi covid - 19 di kota denpasar. Bali Medika Jurnal, 8(2), 180–190. https://doi.org/10.36376/bmj.v8i2.187