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Table 1 Availability of individual antibiotics in surveyed pharmacies

From: WHO key access antibiotics prices, availability and affordability in private sector pharmacies in Pakistan

Availability (Percentiles) Originator Brands Lowest Price Generics
0% Cefazolin, chloramphenicol, Cloxacillin, gentamicin, nitrofurantoin, phenoxymethylpenicillin, spectinomycin Cefazolin, chloramphenicol, nitrofurantoin, Cloxacillin, phenoxymethylpenicillin,clindamycin, spectinomycin
 < 25% Amikacin, Azithromycin, Cefixime, Meropenem,, Benzyl penicillin Ampicillin, sulfamethoxazole + trimethoprim
25–50% Doxycycline, Piperacillin + Tazobactum, vancomycin Amoxicillin, Cefalexin, Cefotaxime, Gentamicin, Metronidazole, Benzyl penicillin
51–75% Sulfamethoxazole + trimethoprim Amikacin, doxycycline, Meropenem, Piperacillin + Tazobactum, Vancomycin, co-amoxiclav
75%–99% Ampicillin, Cefotaxime, Ceftriaxone, Ciprofloxacin, Clindamycin, Cefalexin, Amoxicillin Cefixime, Ceftriaxone, Clarithromycin
100% Co-amoxiclav, Clarithromycin, Metronidazole Azithromycin, Ciprofloxacin,
  1. Antibiotics in italics are entered in WHO EML as both WACTCH and ACCESS group medicines
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