Profil Perawatan Sendiri (Self-care) dan Swamedikasi (Self-medication) pada Madrasah Aliyah Berasrama di Aceh Besar selama Masa Pandemi COVID-19

Abdul Hakim(1), Novia Maulina(2), Hajar Sugihantoro(3), Humaira Ramzi(4*)

(1) Program Studi Farmasi, Universitas Islam Maulana Malik Ibrahim Malang, Malang
(2) Program Studi Farmasi, Universitas Islam Maulana Malik Ibrahim Malang, Malang
(3) Program Studi Farmasi, Universitas Islam Maulana Malik Ibrahim Malang, Malang
(4) Program Studi Farmasi, Universitas Islam Maulana Malik Ibrahim Malang, Malang
(*) Corresponding Author


The COVID-19 pandemic has brought many changes to society, especially in carrying out daily activities. One of the changes is an increase in self-care and self-medication as an effort to survive during the COVID-19 pandemic. This research was conducted at Madrasah Aliyah (MA) Ruhul Islam Anak Nation Aceh Besar. The school is a boarding school that conducts offline learning activities during the COVID-19 pandemic. The purpose of this study was to find out the description of self-care and self-medication during the COVID-19 pandemic at MA Ruhul Islam Anak Bangsa Aceh Besar. The research method uses descriptive research methods. Data was collected by filling out the questionnaire directly using a sample of 90 respondents. The results showed that the self-care profile showed that respondents who always made efforts to prevent COVID-19 were 21.9% and respondents who always maintained their well-being were 34.4%. In the self-medication profile, data showed that when self-medication, most of the respondents used synthetic drugs (69.5%), most of the respondents received information about self-medication from their parents (57.3%), the purpose of doing self-medication was mostly to increase endurance (45.1%), when doing self-medication, there are respondents who experience side effects, and the most are dizziness (29.1%) and 56.5% of respondents will immediately stop treatment if there are side effects, The most obstacles experienced by respondents in carrying out self-medication was that respondents did not know what medicine to use (40.2%). Based on these results, it can be concluded that it is necessary to increase the prevention of COVID-19 and provide education in conducting self-medication during the COVID-19 pandemic at the Supreme Court of Ruhul Islam Anak Bangsa Aceh Besar. 


Self-medication; Self-care; COVID-19 pandemic; Boarding school

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