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Table 7 Description about the usage of all prescribed medicines

From: Drug utilization patterns among elderly hospitalized patients on poly-pharmacy in Punjab, Pakistan

Sr. No Name ATC Code Frequency
(N = 3179)
Percentagea Trend
1 Aciclovir J05AB01 11 1.8 Low
2 Acarbose A10BF01 1 0.2 Low
3 Aclarubicin L04AB04 1 0.5 Low
4 Adalimumab L01DB04 3 0.2 Low
5 Alimemazine R06AD01 2 0.3 Low
6 Allopurinol M04AA01 17 2.8 Low
7 Amantadine N04BB01 1 0.2 Low
8 Amiodarone C01BD01 2 0.3 Low
9 Aminophylline R03DA05 16 2.7 Low
10 Amitriptyline N06AA09 2 0.3 Low
11 Amoxicillin J01CA04 27 4.5 Low
12 Amlodipine C08CA01 78 13.0 Medium
13 Anastrazole L02BG03 2 0.3 Low
14 Artemether P01BF01 08 1.3 Low
15 Aspirin N02BA01 54 9.0 Low
16 Atenolol C07AB03 62 10.3 Medium
17 Atropine A03BA01 4 0.7 Low
18 Atorvastatin C10AA05 15 2.5 Low
19 Attapulgite A07BC04 1 0.2 Low
20 Azithromycin J01FA10 13 2.2 Low
21 Beclomethasone D07AC15 11 1.8 Low
22 Bisoprolol C07AB07 1 0.2 Low
23 Bismuth subcitrate A07BX05 1 0.2 Low
24 Benzyl penicillin J01 CE01 7 1.2 Low
25 Bleomycin L01 DC01 1 0.2 Low
26 Bromazepam N05BA08 8 1.3 Low
27 Bromocriptine G02CB01 3 0.5 Low
28 Calcium gluconate A12AA03 1 0.2 Low
29 Captopril C09AA01 53 8.8 Low
30 Carbamazepine N03AF01 6 1.0 Low
31 Carvedilol C07AG02 2 0.3 Low
32 Cefotaxime J01DD01 14 2.3 Low
33 Ceftriaxone J01DD04 241 40.2 High
34 Celecoxib M01AH01 5 0.8 Low
35 Cephradine J01DB09 4 0.7 Low
36 Cetirizine R06AE07 2 0.3 Low
37 Cimetidine A02BA01 3 0.5 Low
38 Chlorhexidine A01AB03 1 0.2 Low
39 Chloramphenicol J01BA01 6 1.0 Low
40 Chlorpheniramine R06AB04 11 1.8 Low
41 Chlorpromazine N05AA01 6 1.0 Low
42 Colecalciferol A11CC05 6 1.0 Low
43 Ciprofloxacin J01MA02 34 5.7 Low
44 Clarithromycin J01FA09 25 4.2 Low
45 Clindamycin J01FF01 7 1.2 Low
46 Clopidogrel B01AC04 23 3.8 Low
47 Clonazepam N03AE01 2 0.3 Low
48 Clonidine C02AC01 2 0.3 Low
49 Codeine R05DA04 2 0.3 Low
50 Colchicine M04 AC01 21 3.5 Low
51 Cromolyn sodium A07EB01 3 0.5 Low
52 Cyclosporine N04 AD01 2 0.3 Low
53 Dacarbazine L01AX04 2 0.3 Low
54 Darifenacin G04BD10 1 0.2 Low
55 Drotaverine A03AD02 5 0.8 Low
56 Dexamethasone R01AD03 61 10.2 Medium
57 Diclofenac sodium M01AB05 111 18.5 Medium
58 Dicyclomine A03AA07 1 0.2 Low
59 Digoxin C01AA05 3 0.5 Low
60 Diphenhydramine R06AA02 46 7.7 Low
61 Diphenoxylate A07DA01 3 0.5 Low
62 Diloxanide P01AC01 1 0.2 Low
63 Diltiazem C08DB01 1 0.2 Low
64 Divalproex sodium N03AG01 25 4.2 Low
65 Dobutamine C01CA07 2 0.3 Low
66 Domperidone A03FA03 30 5.0 Low
67 Dopamine C01CA04 2 0.3 Low
68 Doxycycline J01AA02 2 0.3 Low
69 Epinephrine B02BC09 4 0.7 Low
70 Ephedrine R01AA03 1 0.2 Low
71 Erythromycin J01FA01 1 0.2 Low
72 Escitalopram N06AB04 18 2.8 Low
73 Ethambutol J04AK02 25 4.2 Low
74 Ezitimibe C10AX09 2 0.3 Low
75 Famotidine A02BA03 20 3.3 Low
76 Fexofenadine R06AX26 6 1.0 Low
77 Fluoxetine N06AB03 2 0.3 Low
78 Formoterol R03AC13 4 0.7 Low
79 Fosfomycin J01XX01 4 0.7 Low
80 Furosemide C03CA01 68 11.3 Medium
81 Gentamicin J01GB03 9 1.3 Low
82 Glimepiride A10BB12 10 1.7 Low
83 Glipizide A10BB07 9 1.5 Low
84 Glyceryl trinitrite C01DA02 9 1.5 Low
85 Haloperidol N05 AD01 5 0.8 Low
86 Heparin B01AB01 3 0.5 Low
87 Hydrocortisone D07AA02 30 5.0 Low
88 Hydralline C02DB02 15 2.5 Low
89 Hydralazine C02DB02 6 1.0 Low
90 Ibuprofen M01AE01 24 4.0 Low
91 Imipenem J01DH51 3 0.5 Low
92 Imipramine N06AA02 1 0.2 Low
93 Indacaterol R03AC18 2 0.3 Low
94 Indomethacin M01AB01 5 0.8 Low
95 Insulin A10AB02 40 6.7 Low
96 Ipratropium R01AX03 19 3.2 Low
97 Isoniazid J04 AC01 23 3.8 Low
98 Isosorbide mononitrite C01DA14 3 0.5 Low
99 Isosorbide dinitrite C01DA08 2 0.3 Low
100 Ketorolac M01AB15 43 7.2 Low
101 Lactulose A06AD11 49 8.2 Low
102 Labetalol C07AG01 3 0.5 Low
103 Leflunamide L04AA13 3 0.5 Low
104 Leviteracetam N03AX14 32 5.3 Low
105 Levodopa N04BA01 4 0.7 Low
106 Levofloxacin J01MA12 11 1.8 Low
107 Lisinopril C09AA03 8 1.3 Low
108 Loperamide A07DA03 5 0.8 Low
109 Losartan C09CA01 3 0.5 Low
110 Lovastatin C10AA02 2 0.3 Low
111 Lumefantrine P01BF01 1 0.2 Low
112 Mannitol B05BC01 27 4.5 Low
113 Mebeverine A03AA04 3 0.5 Low
114 Mecobalamine B03BA01 2 0.3 Low
115 Midazolam N05CD08 3 0.5 Low
116 Mercaptopurine L01BB02 1 0.2 Low
117 Meropenem J01DH02 4 0.7 Low
118 Metformin A10BA02 53 8.8 Low
119 Methotrexate L01BA01 3 0.5 Low
120 Metoclopramide A03FA01 86 14.3 Medium
121 Metoprolol C07AB02 1 0.2 Low
122 Metaproterenol R03AB03 1 0.2 Low
123 Metronidazole A01AB17 119 19.8 Medium
124 Midazolam N05CD08 15 2.5 Low
125 Mirtazapine M06AX11 3 0.5 Low
126 Misoprostol A02BB01 4 0.7 Low
127 Mg-hydroxide A02AA04 5 0.8 Low
128 Montelukast sodium R03DC03 16 2.7 Low
129 Morphine N02AA01 3 0.5 Low
130 Moxifloxacin J01MA14 23 3.8 Low
131 Nalbufine N02AF02 13 2.2 Low
132 Naltrexone V03AB30 6 1.0 Low
133 Natalizumab L04AA23 1 0.2 Low
134 Nedocromil R01AC07 3 0.5 Low
135 Nefazodone N06AX06 1 0.2 Low
136 Nifedipine C08CA05 2 0.3 Low
137 Nimodipine C08CA06 11 1.8 Low
138 Nitroglycerine C01DA02 6 1.0 Low
139 Nitropruside C02DD01 1 0.2 Low
140 Nitrazepam N05CD02 2 0.3 Low
141 Octreotide H01CB02 30 5.0 Low
142 Omeprazole A02BC01 308 51.3 High
143 Paracetamol N02BE01 305 50.8 High
144 Paclitaxel L01CD01 3 0.5 Low
145 Pantoprazole A02BC02 1 0.2 Low
146 Phenelzine N06AF03 2 0.3 Low
147 Phenytoin N03AB02 2 0.3 Low
148 Pipracilline J01CA12 1 0.2 Low
149 Prazosin C02CA01 2 0.3 Low
150 Prednisone H02AB07 1 0.2 Low
151 Prednisolone H02AB06 1 0.2 Low
152 Probenecid M04AB01 3 0.5 Low
153 Procainamide C01BA02 1 0.2 Low
154 Propoxyphene N02 AC04 2 0.3 Low
155 Propranolol C07AA05 20 3.3 Low
156 Propylthiouracil H03BA02 3 0.5 Low
157 Polymixin J01XB02 2 0.3 Low
158 Pyrazinamide J04AK01 23 3.8 Low
159 Pyridoxine A11HA02 17 2.8 Low
160 Quinine P01BC01 3 0.5 Low
161 Ranitidine A02BA02 37 6.2 Low
162 Rifampicin J04AB02 21 3.5 Low
163 Rifaxamin D06AX11 5 0.8 Low
164 Reserpine C02AA02 1 0.2 Low
165 Rituximab L01XX21 1 0.2 Low
166 Rosuvastatin C10AA07 17 2.8 Low
167 Salbutamol R03AC02 43 7.2 Low
168 Sulbactum J01CG01 11 1.8 Low
169 Salmeterol R03AC12 22 3.7 Low
170 Simvastatin C10AA01 63 10.5 Medium
171 Sitagliptin A10BH01 4 0.7 Low
172 Selegiline N04BD01 2 0.3 Low
173 Sertraline N06AB06 1 0.2 Low
174 Somatostatin H01CB01 1 0.2 Low
175 Solifenacin G04BD08 1 0.2 Low
176 Spironolactone C03DA01 7 1.2 Low
177 Streptomycin J01GA01 4 0.7 Low
178 Sucralfate A02BX02 9 1.5 Low
179 Sodium picosulfate A06AB08 1 0.2 Low
180 Sulfasalazine A07EC01 3 0.5 Low
181 Tamsulosin G04CA02 2 0.3 Low
182 Tazobactum J01CG02 19 3.2 Low
183 Theophylline R03DA04 5 0.8 Low
184 Thioridazine N05 AC02 1 0.2 Low
185 Thyroxin H03AA01 4 0.7 Low
186 Tizinidine M03BX02 1 0.2 Low
187 Terbutaline R03AC03 4 0.7 Low
188 Tramadol N02AX02 26 4.3 Low
189 Transemic acid B02AA02 7 1.2 Low
190 Telmisartan C09CA07 5 0.8 Low
191 Trustuzumab L01XC03 2 0.3 Low
192 Vancomycin J01XA01 23 3.8 Low
193 Venlafaxine N06AX16 1 0.2 Low
194 Verapamil C08DA01 7 1.2 Low
195 Vincristine L01CA02 1 0.2 Low
196 Ziprasidone N05AE04 1 0.2 Low
197 Zinc sulphate A12CB01 1 0.2 Low
  1. aPercentages given with respect to total sample size (n = 600)