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Table 3 Most commonly prescribed drugs for patients with mild/moderate CAP

From: An evaluation of prescribing practices for community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) in Mongolia

Drug name Prescribed frequency (N=1100) Percentage (%) ATC Code
Aminopenicillins 163 16.0 J01CA04
Vitamin C 67 8.8 A11GA01
Bromhexine (Mucolyitic) 62 5.6 R05CB02
Paracetamol 57 3.5 N02BE01
Ciprofloxacin 52 4.7 J01MA02
Salbutamol 37 3.4 R03CC02
Erythromycin 36 3.3 J01FA01
Cotrimoxazole 34 2.7 J01EE01
Ketotifen (Antihistamine) 33 3.0 R06AX17
Calcium gluconate 32 2.9 A12AA03
Cefazoline 31 2.8 J01DB04
Sodium chloride 31 2.8 A12CA01
Chlorphenamine 29 2.6 R06AB04
Chitamona 23 2.1 Herbal
Vitamin B Complex 17 1.6 A11EA
  1. aLocal product containing Glycyrrhiza uralensis Fisch, Thermopsis dahurica Czefr.