Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
(COPD) is one of public health problem in Indonesia,
which is caused by smoking and air pollution. Treatment
with antibiotics prevent COPD exacerbations and
improve patient quality of life. Inappropriate use of
antibiotics lead to ineffective treatment, decrease patient
safety, increase of resistance and treatment cost. This
study aims to evaluate the appropriateness use of
antibiotics in COPD patients. This is a descriptive
retrospective study based on Gyssens method that using
patient medical records during the period January-
December 2015 in Outpatients Installation of Lung
Hospital, West Sumatera.The number of patients who
fulfill the inclusion criteria are 86 patients.
Keywords : Evaluation of antibiotic; gyssen method; COPD; rationality.