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Table 4 Assessments of labeling of OTC (DDA listed) medicines where certain information required to write in Nepali language (n = 88)

From: Assessment of primary labeling of medicines manufactured by Nepalese pharmaceutical industries

Information Categories n(%)
Drug name (brand) in Nepali language Yes 87 (98.9)
Method of use in Nepali language Yes 13(14.8)
No 3(3.4)
Unable to assess 69(78.4)
Category of drug in Nepali language Yes 85(96.6)
Precaution taken in Nepali language Yes 74(84.1)
No 13(14.8)
Unable to assess 1(1.1)
*Price Nepali language Yes 15(17.0)
No 67(76.1)
Unable to assess 6(6.8)
Date of production in Nepali language Yes 14(15.9)
No 73(83)
Unable to assess 1(1.1)
Date of expiry in Nepali language Yes 14(15.9)
Batch number in Nepali language Yes 14(15.9)
  1. *Percentage do not add up to 100 due to single decimal