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Table 3 The most frequently co-administered drugs with ceftriaxone in the medicine wards of general hospitals in AA, February, 2014 (n = 477)

From: Evaluation of Ceftriaxone utilization in internal medicine wards of general hospitals in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: a comparative retrospective study

Public hospital (N = 376) Private hospital (N = 101)
Drug Frequency Percent Drug Frequency Percent
Maintenance fluids 133 35.37 Maintenance fluids 73 72.28
Metronidazole 124 32.98 Diclofenac 36 35.64
Anti-TBs 93 24.73 Methochlopramide 22 21.78
Cimetidine 77 20.48 Anti-Diabetics 18 17.82
Azithromycin 68 18.09 Tramadol 17 16.83
Furosemide 66 17.55 Vitamin B complex 16 15.84
Dexamethasone 62 16.49 Metronidazole 13 12.87
Cotrimoxazole 55 14.63 Quinine 9 8.91
Tramadol 52 13.83 Anti-TBs 8 7.92
Heparin 50 13.30 Furosemide 8 7.92
Spironolactone 47 12.50 Esomeprazole 7 6.93