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Table 2 Categories of medications purchased from OPs

From: Online medication purchasing during the Covid-19 pandemic: A pilot study from the United Arab Emirates

Medication category Frequency Percentage Medication name
Analgesic 26 19.8% Panadol (Panadol cold and flu)
Brufen (ibuprofen)
Voltfast (Diclofenac potassium)
Aspirin + vit C
Ponstan (Mefenamic acid)
Anti-cough medicine 14 10.7% Prospan
Propolsaft
Amydramin
Mucosulvan
Toplexil
Zecuf
Dietary supplements 66 50.4% Manuka honey
Royal jelly
Propolis
Echinacea
Vitamin C
Zinc
Vitamin D
Immune booster
Velvet power
Black elderberry
Multivitamins & mineral s
Nasal spray 10 7.6% Otrivin spray
Betadine Cold Defence
Betadine Soothing Relief
Normal saline
Normal saline + propolis
Normal saline + copper
Antihistamine 15 11.5% Telfast (Fexofenadine HCL)
Aerius (Desloratadine)
Claritine (Loratadine)