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Table 4 Classes of drugs involved in the identified DTPs in the medical ward of DRH, March 01 to May 31, 2014

From: A prospective observational study of drug therapy problems in medical ward of a referral hospital in northeast Ethiopia

Class of drugs N (%)
Antibiotics 75 (40.32)
Diuretics 40 (21.51)
ACEIs 15 (8.06)
Beta blockers 12 (6.45)
NSAIDs 9 (4.84)
Iron, Ca++, vitamins and other supplements 9 (4.84)
Antihyperlipidemics 7 (3.76)
Dextromethrophan 6 (3.23)
Antiretroviral drugs 4 (2.15)
Antacid and antiulcer 4 (2.15)
Digoxin 3 (1.61)
Dextrometrophan 2 (1.06)
Total 186 (100)
  1. Abbreviations: ACEI angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitor, NSAID Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug