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Table 8 Frequency of various antimicrobials being prescribed at the selected wards of the Bahawal Victoria Hospital (n = 823)

From: Investigation of antimicrobial use at a tertiary care hospital in Southern Punjab, Pakistan using WHO methodology

Sr. No. Antimicrobial name ATC Code No. of hospitalizations Percentage
1 Ceftriaxone J01DD04 326 39.6
2 Metronidazole J01XD01 193 23.4
3 Cefotaxime J01DD01 190 23.1
4 Amoxiclav J01CR02 162 19.7
5 Ciprofloxacin J01MA02 110 13.4
6 Cefoperazone J01DD12 62 7.5
7 Clarithromycin J01FA09 22 2.7
8 Moxifloxacin J01MA14 20 2.4
9 Cephradine J01DB09 16 1.9
10 Vancomycin J01XA01 12 1.5
11 Ampicillin J01CA01 11 1.3
12 Gentamicin J01GB03 11 1.3
13 Amikacin J01GB06 8 1
  1. ATC Anatomical therapeutic chemical classification system