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Table 8 Median price ratio, median unit price in local currency and availability of surveyed antibiotics at private retail pharmacies

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

No. Antibiotic name Medicine type Median price ratio (MPR) Min Max % of facilities with antibiotic Median unit price in INR
1 Amoxicillin + Clavulanic acid Highest Price 4.83 0.48 4.83 95.0% 40.17
  Amoxiciilin + Clavulanic acid Lowest Price 1.44 0.50 4.83 100.0% 11.99
2 Amoxicillin Brand N.A N.A N.A 0.0% N.A
  Amoxicillin Highest Price 7.45 7.21 7.46 95.0% 9.65
  Amoxicillin Lowest Price 7.21 5.05 7.45 97.5% 9.33
3 Amoxicillin 250 Highest Price 7.73 7.20 7.73 72.5% 5.90
  Amoxicillin 250 Lowest Price 5.50 4.28 7.73 92.5% 4.20
4 Amoxicillin suspension Brand N.A N.A N.A 0.0% N.A
  Amoxicillin suspension Highest Price 7.02 3.64 7.02 57.5% 1.41
  Amoxicillin suspension Lowest Price 4.55 3.28 7.04 95.0% 0.91
5 Amoxicillin + Clavulanic acid Syrup Highest Price *    62.5% 3.64
  Amoxicillin + Clavulanic acid Syrup Lowest Price *    92.5% 1.58
6 Ampicillin Suspension Highest Price #    2.5%  
  Ampicillin Suspension Lowest Price #    2.5%  
7 Azithromycin Highest Price 2.06 1.42 2.16 95.0% 30.83
  Azithromycin Lowest Price 1.57 1.14 2.06 100.0% 23.50
8 Benzathine Penicillin Powder Highest Price - - - 0.0% -
  Benzathine Penicillin Powder Lowest Price - - - 0.0% -
9 Cefixime Highest Price 2.53 1.74 2.55 80.0% 19.81
  Cefixime Lowest Price 1.26 0.87 2.56 97.5% 9.90
10 Ceftriaxone injection Brand N.A N.A N.A 0.0% N.A
  Ceftriaxone injection Highest Price #    2.5%  
  Ceftriaxone injection Lowest Price 2.24 1.95 2.24 47.5% 69.00
11 Cefuroxime axetil Highest Price 5.73 3.59 5.73 55.0% 43.10
  Cefuroxime axetil Lowest Price 3.23 1.40 5.73 90.0% 24.30
12 Cefuroxime Suspension Highest Price #    2.5%  
  Cefuroxime Suspension Lowest Price 3.16 2.41 3.51 55.0% 4.33
13 Cephalexin Highest Price 5.62 5.54 5.66 32.5% 16.86
  Cephalexin Lowest Price 5.40 3.23 5.62 65.0% 16.20
14 Cephalexin Syrup Highest Price 5.53 4.59 5.53 22.5% 2.27
  Cephalexin Syrup Lowest Price 4.79 1.55 5.53 50.0% 1.97
15 Ciprofloxacin Brand N.A N.A N.A 0.0% N.A
  Ciprofloxacin Highest Price 6.78 6.73 7.28 85.0% 9.27
  Ciprofloxacin Lowest Price 3.55 2.40 6.79 100.0% 4.85
16 Co-trimoxazole suspension Brand #    5.0%  
  Co-trimoxazole suspension Highest Price #    0.0%  
  Co-trimoxazole suspension Lowest Price 1.29 0.83 1.32 77.5% 0.24
17 Doxycycline Brand     0.0%  
  Doxycycline Highest Price 9.30 1.80 14.09 55.0% 4.86
  Doxycycline Lowest Price 1.82 1.50 14.09 97.5% 0.95
18 Erythromycin powder for suspension Highest Price 0.94 0.94 0.94 15.0% 0.50
  Erythromycin powder for suspension Lowest Price 0.94 0.65 0.94 55.0% 0.50
19 Erythromycin Stearate Highest Price 3.48 2.75 3.48 35.0% 4.81
  Erythromycin Stearate Lowest Price 2.75 2.03 3.48 82.5% 3.81
20 Gentamicin eye drops Brand #    5.0%  
  Gentamicin eye drops Highest Price #    2.5%  
  Gentamicin eye drops Lowest Price 0.97 0.53 1.06 65.0% 1.57
21 Gentamicin injection Highest Price 1.92 1.76 2.15 15.0% 3.83
  Gentamicin injection Lowest Price 1.84 1.51 1.96 57.5% 3.66
22 Norfloxacin Highest Price #    5.0%  
  Norfloxacin Lowest Price 4.72 2.04 4.77 95.0% 4.85
23 Ofloxacin Highest Price 5.22 2.74 5.70 92.5% 8.81
  Ofloxacin Lowest Price 2.74 1.48 5.70 97.5% 4.62
24 Roxithromycin Highest Price *    17.5% 7.80
  Roxithromycin Lowest Price *    92.5% 7.80
  1. * MSH price is not available therefore MRP cannot be calculated.
  2. # MRP is not calculated if the antibiotic is not available at minimum of 4 outlets.
  3. N.A The brand version of that particular antibiotic is not available in India.
  4. INR Indian Rupees (Local currency).