A case of lacunar infarction of brain and hypertension associated with prolonged use of “SUKHI”


  • K. P. PATTNAIK Department of Pharmacology, S.C.B. Medical College, Cuttack, Odisha
  • A. TARAI Department of Pharmacology, S.C.B. Medical College, Cuttack, Odisha
  • R. SAMAL Department of Pharmacology, S.C.B. Medical College, Cuttack, Odisha.
  • M. R. SINGHA Department of Pharmacology, S.C.B. Medical College, Cuttack, Odisha.


Adverse drug reaction, OCPs, Brain infarction, Self-medications, Sukhi


we are presenting a case of young married lady who visited to our hospital with ,Hypertension for last 4 years & had complain of scalp pain , head reeling &  vertigo for 3 years and was treated with antihypertensive ,multi-vitamins , Betahistine, without much benefit for her symptoms. Ultimately the case was found to be a case of Hypertension & lacunar infarct, which was possibly   due to long term, irrational, self medication of SUKHI†, an oral contraceptive pill.


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How to Cite

PATTNAIK, K. P., A. TARAI, R. SAMAL, and M. R. SINGHA. “A Case of Lacunar Infarction of Brain and Hypertension Associated With Prolonged Use of ‘SUKHI’”. International Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, vol. 6, no. 8, Aug. 2014, pp. 626-8, https://innovareacademics.in/journals/index.php/ijpps/article/view/1414.



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