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Table 4 Top 10 prescribed antibiotic classes in primary healthcare institutions in Beijing, 2018

From: Antibiotic use and irrational antibiotic prescriptions in 66 primary healthcare institutions in Beijing City, China, 2015–2018

ATC Code Antibiotic class Antibiotic Rx in 2018, n (%) Ranking in 2015
CHC
n = 455
CHS
n = 2159
All
n = 2614
J01DC Second-generation cephalosporins 144 (38.2) 1029 (52.0) 1173 (49.8) 1
J01MA Fluoroquinolones 104 (27.6) 316 (16.0) 420 (17.8) 3
J01FA Macrolides 56 (14.9) 296 (15.0) 352 (14.9) 2
J01CR Penicillin plus β -lactamaseinhibitors 19 (5.0) 124 (6.3) 143 (6.1) 4
J01DD Third-generation cephalosporins 30 (8.0) 70 (3.5) 100 (4.2) 10
J01XD Imidazoles 14 (3.7) 71 (3.6) 85 (3.6) 5
J01DB First-generation cephalosporins 0 (0.0) 62 (3.1) 62 (2.6) 6
J01XX01 Fosfomycin 6 (1.6) 8 (0.4) 14 (0.6) 9
J01JB Aminoglycosides 2 (0.5) 3 (0.2) 5 (0.2) 7
J01FF Lincosamides 2 (0.5) 0 (0.0) 2 (0.1) 7
  1. Abbreviations: CHCs community healthcare centres, CHSs community healthcare stations