Impacts of self-medication among students during COVID-19: a comprehensive review
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The self-medication practice all around the world is a general clinical issue. In research studies, it is found that inappropriate self-medication results in adverse drug reactions, drug-drug interaction etc. The aim of the review is understand the impact of self-medication during COVID-19 by reviewing the data on risk elements, complications. The review is done based on relevant articles from various journals by searching from Google Scholar and PubMed. After that, reading 30 relevant articles from the website on Google Scholar and PubMed and take the information and recognize the data as needed. Moreover, it is found that the percentage of taking self-medicated drug among students is increased during the pandemic time because the relative encourage not to go doctor’s chamber. Finally, it is recommended that students should not self-medicate because of side effects and other associated health complications.