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Table 3 Overall medications prescribed

From: Diabetes, hypertension and dyslipidemia medication prescribing in Qatari primary care settings: a retrospective analysis of electronic medical records

Diagnosis Medication ATC code N %
Hypertension Angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors, plain [C09AA]- 69,409 8.3
Dihydropyridine derivatives [C08CA]- 55,356 6.6
Angiotensin II antagonists, plain [C09CA]- 40,709 4.9
Beta blocking agents, plain, selective [C07AB]- 31,336 3.7
Angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors and diuretics [C09BA]- 24,463 2.9
Angiotensin II antagonists and diuretics [C09DA]- 21,569 2.6
Angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors and calcium channel blockers [C09BB]- 15,887 1.9
Sulfonamides, plain (low ceiling diuretics) [C03BA]- 15,143 1.8
Angiotensin II antagonists and calcium channel blockers [C09DB]- 14,710 1.8
Sulfonamides, plain (high ceiling diuretics) [C03CA]- 3779 0.4
Alpha and beta blocking agents [C07AG]- 3178 0.4
Beta blocking agents, selective, and thiazides [C07BB]- 2308 0.3
Thiazides, plain [C03AA]- 2038 0.2
Beta blocking agents, plain, non-selective [C07AA]- 1654 0.2
Clonidine and analogues [C02AC 849 0.1
Methyldopa [C02AB]- 698 0.1
Total 303,086 36.2
T2DM Biguanides [A10BA]- 115,690 13.8
Sulfonamides, urea derivatives [A10BB]- 88,935 10.6
Combinations of oral blood glucose lowering drugs [A10BD]- 62,340 7.4
Insulins and analogues for injection, long-acting [A10AE]- 28,457 3.4
Dipeptidyl peptidase 4 (dpp-4) inhibitors [A10BH]- 25,246 3.0
Insulins and analogues for injection, intermediate-acting combined with fast-acting [A10AD]- 13,686 1.6
Insulins and analogues for injection, fast-acting [A10AB]- 11,594 1.4
Thiazolidinediones [A10BG 11,405 1.4
Insulins and analogues for injection, intermediate-acting [A10AC]- 2688 0.3
Other oral blood glucose lowering drugs [A10BX]- 1095 0.1
Glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) analogues [A10BJ]- 433 0.1
Alpha glucosidase inhibitors [A10BF]- 308 0.0
Total 361,877 43.2
Dyslipidaemia HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors [C10AA]- 169,301 20.2
Other lipid modifying agents [C10AX]- 2679 0.3
Fibrates [C10AB]- 183 0.0
Total 172,163 20.5
Grand total 837,126