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Table 4 Pattern of prescribed antimicrobials among pregnant women from the Eastern region of Saudi Arabia (n = 688)

From: Patterns of infections and antimicrobial drugs’ prescribing among pregnant women in Saudi Arabia: a cross sectional study

Variables Group Frequency (n) Percentage (%)
Prescribed medication B-lactams 307 44.6
  Azoles 208 30.2
  Macrolides 53 7.7
  Quinolones 46 6.7
  Other antibiotics 45 6.5
  Aminoglycosides 11 1.6
  Antivirals 6 0.9
  Other anti-fungals 6 0.9
  Antimalarials 5 0.7
  Tetracyclines 1 0.1