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Table 1 List of essential medicines included in the analysis

From: Availability, pricing and affordability of essential medicines in Eastern Ethiopia: a comprehensive analysis using WHO/HAI methodology

Generic name Dosage form and strength Originator brand (OB) Manufacturer
1. Salbutamol Inhaler, 0.1 mg/dose Ventoline GSK
2. Metformin Tablet, 500 mg Glucophage Bristol-Myers Squibb
3. Bisoprolol Cap/tab, 5 mg Concor Merck
4. Captopril Tab, 25 mg Capoten BMS
5. Simvastatin Cap/tab, 20 mg Zocor MSD
6. Amitriptyline Cap/tab, 25 mg Tryptizol MSD
7. Ciprofloxacin Cap/tab, 500 mg Ciproxin Bayer
8. Co-trimoxazole Suspension, 40 + 200 mg/5 ml Bactrim Roche
9. Amoxicillin Cap/tab, 500 mg Amoxil GSK
10. Ceftriaxone Injection, 1 g/vial Rocephin Roche
11. Diazepam Cap/tab, 5 mg Valium Roche
12. Diclofenac Cap/tab, 50 mg Voltaren/cataflam Novartis
13. Paracetamol Suspension, 24 mg/ml Panadol GSK
14. Omeprazole Cap/tab, 20 mg Losec Astra Zeneca
15. Glibenclamide Cap/tab, 5 mg Daonil Sanofi-Aventis
16. Atenolol Cap/tab, 50 mg Tenormin Astra Zeneca
17. Hyoscine Butylbromide Tab, 10 mg Buscopan Sanofi-Aventis
18. Metoclopramide HCl Tab, 10 mg Maxolon GSK
19. Bisacodyl Tab, 5 mg Dulcolax Sanofi-Aventis
20. Oral rehydration salt 1L powder
21. Loperamide Cap, 2 mg Imodium Johnson and Johnson
22. Amiodarone Tab, 200 mg Cordarone Sanofi-Aventis
23. Furosemide Tab, 40 mg Lasix Hoechst/Sanofi Aventis
24. Adrenaline Injection, 0.1%, 1:1000 1 mg/ml
25. Paracetamol Tab, 500 mg Panadol GSK
26. Acetylsalicylic Acid Tab, 300 mg Aspirin Bayer
27. Acetylsalicylic Acid Tab, 100 mg Aspirin Bayer
28. Ibuprofen Tab, 400 mg Brufen Abbott
29. Fluoxetine Cap, 20 mg Prozac Lilly
30. Sodium Valproate Tab, 200 mg Epilim Sanofi-Aventis
31. Risperidone Tab, 1 mg Risperdal Jansen Cilag
32. Haloperidol Tab, 5 mg (0.5 mg) Haldol Jansen Cilag
33. Carbamazepine Tab, 200 mg Tegretol Novartis
34. Allopurinol Tab, 100 mg Zyloprim Mylan
35. Amoxicillin Cap, 500 mg Amoxil GSK
36. Ampicillin Injection (Sodium), 500 mg in vial Totapen BMS
37. Cloxacillin Sodium Cap, 500 mg Orbenine Pfizer
38. Penicillin G Benzanthine Injection 2.4, MIU In Vial Penadur Wyeth
39. Azithromycin Cap, 250 mg Zithromax Pfizer
40. Ceftazidime Injection 1 g in vial Fortum GSK
41. Doxycycline Cap, 100 mg Vibramycin Pfizer
42. Metronidazole Cap, 250 mg Flagyl Sanofi-Aventis
43. Co-trimoxazole Tab, 400 mg + 80 mg Bactrim Roche
44. Fluconazole Tab, 200 mg Diflucan Pfizer
45. Clindamycin Cap, 150 mg Cleocin Pfizer
46. Hydrocortisone Injection 50 mg/ml in 2 ml ampoule Solu-Cortef Pfizer
47. Propylthiouracil Tab, 50 mg
48. Ferrous sulphate + Folic Acid Cap, 200 mg + 0.5 mg
49. Tetracycline HCl Eye ointment, 1% Aureomycine Frilab
50. Albendazole Tab, 200 mg Zentel GSK