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Table 6 Availability of surveyed antibiotics in primary, secondary and tertiary care facilities of two public sectors in Delhi, India

From: Access to antibiotics in New Delhi, India: implications for antibiotic policy

Antibiotic name GNCT Delhi MCD
  Pr. care Second care Tertiary care Pr. care Second care Tertiary care
(n = 32) (n = 7) (n = 1) (n = 36) (n = 3) (n = 1)
1. amoxicillin 250 + clavulanic acid$ 21.9% 42.9% Available 52.8% 66.7% Available
2. Amoxicillin 250# 71.9% 57.1% Available 19.4% 33.3% N.A
3. Amoxicillin 500# 81.3% 85.7% Available 30.6% 66.7% Available
4. Amoxicillin suspension# 62.5% 100.0% Available 5.6% 0.0% N.A
5. Amoxicillin + clavulanic acid 31.3% 14.3% N.A 58.3% 66.7% Available
 Syrup$
6. Ampicillin suspension# 25.0% 0.0% N.A 2.8% 0.0% N.A
7. Azithromycin@ 0.0% 14.3% Available 2.8% 0.0% N.A
8. Benzathine Penicillin Powder# 0.0% 0.0% N.A 0.0% 0.0% N.A
9. Cefixime$ 21.9% 14.3% N.A 25.0% 66.7% Available
10. Ceftriaxone injection@* 0.0% 57.1% Available 0.0% 0.0% N.A
11. Cefuroxime axetil@* 43.8% 71.4% N.A 47.2% 66.7% N.A
12. Cefuroxime suspension@* 0.0% 28.6% N.A 0.0% 0.0% N.A
13.Cephalexin#* 43.8% 71.4% N.A 19.4% 33.3% N.A
14. Cephalexin syrup#* 53.1% 14.3% Available 8.3% 0.0% N.A
15. Ciprofloxacin# 37.5% 100.0% Available 72.2% 100.0% Available
16. Co-trimoxazole suspension# 56.3% 85.7% Available 2.8% 0.0% N.A
17. Doxycycline# 50.0% 71.4% Available 69.4% 100.0% Available
18. Erythromycin powder for suspension# 40.6% 42.9% Available 0.0% 0.0% N.A
19. Erythromycin stearate# 43.8% 57.1% Available 0.0% 0.0% N.A
20. Gentamicin eye drops@ 59.4% 71.4% Available 11.1% 33.3% N.A
21. Gentamicin injection@ 3.1% 28.6% Available 0.0% 0.0% N.A
22. Norfloxacin# 84.4% 85.7% Available 2.8% 0.0% N.A
23. Ofloxacin@ 37.5% 71.4% Available 47.2% 66.7% Available
24. Roxithromycin# 40.6% 71.4% N.A 8.3% 0.0% N.A
  1. $Not in the Delhi State EML 2007 for Hospitals and dispensaries.
  2. # For primary care (dispensaries) Delhi State EML2007.
  3. #* Reserve antibiotics for restricted use in primary care.
  4. @Antibiotics for hospital; these are in addition to antibiotics for primary care facilities.
  5. * Reserve antibiotics to be used only in case of significant resistance to other antibiotics.