Table 1

Drug related problems identified by the pharmacists in phase 2 of the study

Drug related problemIntervention times
(n (% of total))
Accepted by cardiologists
(n (% of total Intervention times))
Violation of contraindications425 (30.6)375 (27.0)
Violation of incompatibilities116 (8.4)116 (8.4)
Patient experienced a harmful Interaction359 (25.9)302 (21.8)
Dose/frequency inappropriate166 (12.0)151 (10.9)
Incorrect indications199 (14.3)182 (13.1)
Irrational usage of antibiotics123 (8.9)113 (8.1)
Total1388 (100)1239 (89.2)