Dr. M.G.  Rajanandh

Dr. M.G. Rajanandh

Professor & Head
Sri Ramachandra University, India


Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Clinical Pharmacy from Sri Ramachandra University, India

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Biography

Dr. M. G. Raganandh is the doctor of philosophy specialized in clinical pharmacy. He completed his PhD from S.R.M. University, Kattankulathur, India. He has tremendous research, technical and training experience. His research experience includes Principal Investigators & Co-investigator in different studies. He has published 2 books and more than 35 research articles in national and international journals. He actively participated and presented number of articles and research papers in seminars, conferences, meetings and courses. He is reviewer/editorial board member of several national and international research journals. He is also the member of live DNA and the life member of Association of Pharmaceutical Teachers of India. He was honored by number of awards and grants.

Area of Interest:

Pharmacology and Toxicology
100%
Respiratory Medicine
62%
Cardiology
90%
Nephrology
75%
Pharmacovigilance
55%

Selected Publications

  1. Rajanandh, M.G., S.P. Ahalya, R. Anjali, A. Abirami and J.G. Bhuvaneswari, 2019. A systematic review of second-line controller combination therapy options for the management of asthma. Drugs Ther. Perspect., 35: 77-85.
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  2. Seenivasan, P., S. Anandan, P.I. Vivek, M.G. Rajanandh and S. Adikrishnan, 2018. Pattern of adverse drug reactions in a regional pharmacovigilance center of a tertiary care teaching hospital. Drugs Ther. Perspect., 34: 138-141.
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  3. Seenivasan, P., M.G. Rajanandh, S. Karthik, S. Vaishnavi and P.S. Kumar, 2018. Pattern of self-medication usage among the health sciences students of Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research Institute. Int. J. Pharma Res., 9: 27-31.

  4. Sarvesh, S., M.K.M. Raja, M.G. Rajanandh and P. Seenivasan, 2018. Prevalence and pattern of usage of complementary and alternative medicine among South Indian asthma patients in a tertiary care hospital. Complement. Ther. Clin. Pract., 30: 103-108.
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  5. Rajanandh, M.G., S. Suresh, K. Manobala, R. Nandhakumar, G. Jaswanthi and S. Neha, 2018. Prediction of cardiovascular risk in cancer patients of South India using WHO/ISH risk prediction charts and Framingham score-a prospective study. J. Oncol. Pharm. Pract., 24: 354-358.
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  6. Rajanandh, M.G., J.X. Scott, J.S. Reddy, J.M. Raju, M. Kaniarivi and K.R. Raj, 2018. Pattern of complementary and alternative medicine use in pediatric oncology patients in a South Indian hospital. J. Cancer Res. Pract., 5: 20-23.
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  7. Nageswari, A.D., M.G. Rajanandh, M.K.R.A. Uday, R.J. Nasreen, R.R. Pujitha and G. Prathiksha, 2018. Effect of rifampin with bio-enhancer in the treatment of newly diagnosed sputum positive pulmonary tuberculosis patients: A double-center study. J. Clin. Tuberculosis Mycobacter. Dis., 12: 73-77.
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  8. Muniyandi, D.K., M.G. Rajanandh, M. Meenakshisundaram and S. Palanichamy, 2018. Effect of cancer chemotherapy on cognitive function. Int. J. Cancer Res., 14: 52-57.
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  9. Balaji, B.R.V., M.G. Rajanandh, N. Udayakumar and P. Seenivasan, 2018. Prediction of cardiovascular risk in a rural Indian population using WHO/ISH risk prediction charts: A community-based cross-sectional study. Drugs Ther. Perspect., 34: 386-391.
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  10. Abraham, D.A., M.D. Krupa, A.R. Galileo, S. Janani, M.G. Rajanandh and M. Manicavasagam, 2018. Effect of cancer treatment on cognitive function in patients receiving chemotherapy: A prospective study. Cancer Sci. Res.: Open Access, Vol. 5, No. 2. .
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  11. Seshadri, N.P., R. Anita, M.G. Rajanandh, S.I. Bolledu and P. Seenivasan, 2017. A case series of head and neck cancer: A conversation with giants and legends in oncology. Indian J. Cancer Edu. Res., 5: 141-144.

  12. Sanghavi, K., M. Someshwari, M.G. Rajanandh and P. Seenivasan, 2017. Amlodipine induced severe pedal edema: A case report from a tertiary care hospital. J. Pharmacovigilance, Vol. 5, No. 5. 10.4172/2329-6887.1000243.
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  13. Sanghavi, K., M. Someshwari, M.G. Rajanandh and P. Seenivasan, 2017. A case report of azathioprine and phenytoin induced hepatitis. J. Pharmacovigilance, Vol. 5, No. 4. 10.4172/2329-6887.1000232.
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  14. Rajanandh, M.G., S. Suresh, K. Suganya, T. Vidhyalakshmi, M. Sudharsan and S. Thamilselvi, 2017. Drug utilization review of anticancer drugs in medical oncology department of a tertiary care teaching hospital. Indian J. Cancer Edu. Res., 5: 45-47.

  15. Rajanandh, M.G., P. Seenivasan, S.P. Ahalya and R. Anjali, 2017. Assessment of pharmacists-led drug information service in a tertiary care hospital in India. J. Med. Sci., 17: 102-106.
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  16. Rajanandh, M.G. and D. Chamundeeswari, 2017. Perspectives of pharmacovigilance of Ayush drugs among health care professionals-A cross-sectional survey. Sri Ramachandra J. Med., 9: 5-9.
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  17. Rajanandh, M.G. and D. Chamundeeswari, 2017. Need of pharmacovigilance in AYUSH drugs. J. Pharmacovigilance, Vol. 5, No. 1. 10.4172/2329-6887.1000e166.
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  18. Manichavasagam, M., P.J.M. Martin, R. Lavanya, S. Karthik, P. Seenivasan and M.G. Rajanandh, 2017. Prescribing pattern of anticancer drugs in a medical oncology department of a tertiary care teaching hospital. Ann. Med. Health Sci. Res., 7: 1-3.
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  19. Rajanandh, M.G., V.P. Kumar and S. Yuvasakthi, 2016. Roles of pharmacist in pharmacovigilance: A need of the hour. J. Pharmacovigilance, Vol. 4, No. 6. 10.4172/2329-6887.1000221.
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  20. Karthik, S., P. Seenivasan and M.G. Rajanandh, 2016. Pattern of chemotherapy induced alopecia. Indian J. Cancer Educ. Res., 4: 45-47.

  21. Emprm, V., M.G. Rajanandh and A.D. Nageswari, 2016. Periostin-a novel systemic biomarker for eosinophilic airway inflammation: A case control study. J. Clin. Diagn. Res., 10: OC01-OC04.
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  22. Sundaran, S., M.G. Rajanandh, S. Sankar and K.P. Arun, 2015. Chronopharmacology-there is a clock for treatment. Global J. Pharmacol., 9: 102-106.
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  23. Ramesh, A., M.G. Rajanandh, S. Thanmayee, G. SalaghaMerin, S. Suresh and K.S. Srinivas, 2015. Impact of patient counseling on medication adherence, beliefs and satisfaction about oral chemotherapies in patients with metastatic cancer at a super specialty hospital. Int. J. Cancer Res., 11: 128-135.
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  24. Rajanandh, M.G., A.D. Nageswari and K. Ilango, 2015. Assessment of montelukast, doxofylline and tiotropium with budesonide for the treatment of asthma: Which is the best among the second-line treatment? A randomized trial. Clin. Therapeut., 37: 418-426.
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  25. Rajanandh, M.G., A.D. Nageswari and G. Prathiksha, 2015. Effectiveness of vitamin D3 in severe persistent asthmatic patients: A double blind, randomized, clinical study. J. Pharmacol. Pharmacotherapeutics, 6: 142-146.
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  26. Rajanandh, M.G., 2015. An overview and update on asthma and its management. J. Med. Sci., 15: 122-129.
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  27. Nageswari, A.D., U.K. Gampala and M.G. Rajanandh, 2015. Comparison between spirometry and BODE index for clinical assessment in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease patients. Trends Med. Res., 10: 12-18.
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  28. Anita, R., M.G. Rajanandh, A. Vivenkanandan, Y. Sujitha, Y. Bala-Bhaskar and C.K. Keerthi, 2015. Pattern of complementary and alternative medicine use in cancer patients: Prospective analysis of medical oncology unit. Acad. J. Cancer Res., 8: 40-42.
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  29. Anita, R. and M.G. Rajanandh, 2015. US-FDA approved chemotherapy drugs in 2014. Indian J. Cancer Educ. Res., 3: 27-29.

  30. Rajanandh, M.G., S. Kosey and G. Prathiksha, 2014. Assessment of antioxidant supplementation on the neuropathic pain score and quality of life in diabetic neuropathy patients-A randomized controlled study. Pharmacol. Rep., 66: 44-48.
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  31. Rajanandh, M.G., A.D. Nageswari and K. Ilango, 2014. Pulmonary function assessment in mild to moderate persistent asthma patients receiving montelukast, doxofylline and tiotropium with budesonide: A randomized controlled study. Clin. Therapeut., 36: 526-533.
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  32. Rajanandh, M.G., A.D. Nageswari and K. Ilango, 2014. Influence of demographic status on pulmonary function, quality of life and symptom scores in patients with mild to moderate persistent asthma. J. Exp. Clin. Med., 6: 102-104.
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  33. Rajanandh, M.G., A.D. Nageswari and K. Ilango, 2014. Impact of pharmacist provided patient education on knowledge, attitude, practice and quality of life in asthma patients in a South Indian hospital. J. Med. Sci., 14: 254-260.
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  34. Rajanandh, M.G., A.D. Nageswari and K. Ilango, 2014. Effect of two controller medications with inhaled corticosteroid in mild to moderate persistent asthma patients. J. Med. Sci., 14: 81-86.
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  35. Rajanandh, M.G., A.D. Nageswari and K. Ilango, 2014. Development and validation of knowledge, attitude, practice questionnaire for asthma and assessment of impact of patient education on asthma patients. Int. J. Pharm. Pharm. Sci., 6: 309-311.
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  36. Rajanandh, M.G., A.D. Nageswari and K. Ilango, 2014. Assessment of various second-line medications in addition to inhaled corticosteroid in asthma patients: A randomized controlled trial. Clin. Exp. Pharmacol. Physiol., 41: 509-513.
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  37. Rajanandh, M.G. and S. Santhosh, 2014. Retrospective assessment of poisoning cases in a multi specialty hospital in Tamilnadu. J. Pharmacol. Toxicol., 9: 105-109.
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  38. Nageswari, A.D., M.G. Rajanandh, R.K. Priyanka and P. Rajasekhar, 2014. Effect of vitamin D3 on mild to moderate persistent asthmatic patients: A randomized controlled pilot study. Percept. Clin. Res., 5: 167-171.
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  39. Rajanandh, M.G., S. Santhosh and C. Ramasamy, 2013. Prospective analysis of poisoning cases in a super specialty hospital in India. J. Pharmacol. Toxicol., 8: 60-66.
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  40. Rajanandh, M.G., C. Ramasamyand S. Sajna, 2013. Role of antioxidant on diabetic retinopathy patients-A randomized controlled study. World J. Med. Sci., 8: 13-18.
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  41. Rajanandh, M.G., A.S. Parihar and K. Subramaniyan, 2013. Comparative effect of racemic amlodipine and its enantiomer with atenolol on hypertensive patients-a randomized, open, parallel group study. J. Exp. Clin. Med., 5: 217-221.
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  42. Rajanandh, M.G., A.D. Nageswari, P.P. Irshad and C. Ramasamy, 2013. Does dose reduction of an inhaled corticosteroid with the addition of leukotriene antagonist is clinical significance in asthma patients? A randomized clinical trial. World Applied Sci. J., 24: 276-281.
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  43. Ilango, K., M.G. Rajanandh and A.D. Nageswari, 2013. Roflumilast: An upcoming drug for curing asthma and COPD. Int. J. Pharmaceut. Res. Technol., 5: 130-135.
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  44. Rajanandh, M.G., C. Ramasamy and K. Mohan Raj, 2012. Individual and additive mydriatic effect of tropicamide with phenylephrine and flurbiprofen in diabetic patients. Eur. J. Applied Sci., 4: 98-100.
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  45. Rajanandh, M.G., C. Ramasamy and A.I. Khan, 2012. Pattern of cardiovascular drugs use in outpatients in a tertiary care hospital. Asian J. Pharm. Clin. Res., 5: 109-112.
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  46. Rajanandh, M.G., A.D. Nageswari, C. Ramasamy and V. Dinesh, 2012. Side Effects of Antitubercular Drugs on Directly Observed Treatment Strategy Underrevised National Tuberculosis Control Programme in a Teaching Hospital. Global J. Pharm., 6: 29-32.
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  47. Rajanandh, M.G., A.D. Nageswari, C. Ramasamy and N. Ethirajan, 2012. Role of clinical pharmacist in smoking cessation: A prospective randomized trial. Arch. Pharm. Pract., 3: 254-260.
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  48. Rajanandh, M.G., A.D. Nageswari, C. Ramasamy and N. Ethirajan, 2012. Impact of motivational enhancement counseling on smoking cessation in smokers in a south Indian teaching hospital. Int. J. Pharmacol. Technol., 4: 89-95.

  49. Rajanandh, M.G., V. Ruby and C. Ramasamy, 2011. Evaluation of drug information services in a tertiary care hospital in kanchipuram district and community pharmacies in neighbouring areas. Indian J. Pharm. Pract., 4: 51-56.
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  50. Rajanandh, M.G., R. Varghese and C. Ramasamy, 2011. Assessment of drug information services in a South Indian tertiary care hospital in Kanchipuram district. Int. J. Pharm. Pharm. Sci., 3: 273-276.
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  51. Rajanandh, M.G., M.S.P. Kumar, V. Chaparla, R. Teja and N.N.K. Chakravarthi et al., 2011. Mydriatic effect of tropicamide, proparacaine and lignocaine: A mono and combination therapy. Int. J. Pharma Biosci., 2: 128-132.
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  52. Rajanandh, M.G. and J. Kavitha, 2010. Quantitative estimation of β-Sitosterol, total phenolic and flavonoid compounds in the leaves of Moringa oleifera. Int. J. PharmTech Res., 2: 1409-1414.
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  53. Chitra, V., K. Ilango, M.G. Rajanandh and D. Soni, 2010. Evaluation of Delonix regia Linn. flowers for antiarthritic and antioxidant activity in female Wistar rats. Ann. Biol. Res., 1: 142-147.
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  54. Valentina, P., K. Ilango, M.G. Rajanandh, R. Vijayan and A.K. Sitoke, 2009. Synthesis and biological activities of some Schiff’s bases of sulphamido coumarin. Int. J. Chem. Sci., 7: 753-759.
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  55. Rajanandh, M.G., M.N.S. Kumar, C. Kiran, K. Elango and R. Vadivalen, 2008. Lipid lowering effect of Moringa oleifera in poloxamer-407 and high fat diet induced hyperlipidemia. Indian J. Pharmacol., 40: 87-87.