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Table 3 Frequently prescribed medicines (n = 2448) and antibiotics (n = 339)

From: Assessment of prescription pattern and prescription error in outpatient Department at Tertiary Care District Hospital, Central Nepal

S.N. Frequently prescribed medicine Frequency (Percentage) S.N. Frequently prescribed Antibiotic Frequency (Percentage)
1 Pantoprazole 139 (5.7%) 1 Azithromycin 68 (20.1%)
2 Rabeprazole 127 (5.2%) 2 Amoxicillin + Clavulanic acid 65 (19.2%)
3 Ibuprofen + Acetaminophen 102 (4.2%) 3 Cefixime 48 (14.2%)
4 Levocetirizine 82 (3.3%) 4 Amoxycilin 25 (7.4%)
5 Fexofenadine 79 (3.2%) 5 Mupirocin 17 (5%)
6 Azithromycin 68 (2.8%) 6 Levofloxacin 15 (4.4%)
7 Amoxicillin + Clavulanic acid 65 (2.7%) 7 Cefadroxil 11 (3.2%)
8 Aceclofenac 56 (2.3%) 8 Clarithromycin 10 (3%)
9 Cefixime 48 (2.0%) 9 Cefpodoxime 8 (2.4%)
10 Diclofenac 48 (2.0%) 10 Doxycycline 8 (2.4%)
    11 Metronidazole 8 (2.4%)