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Table 3 Individual median price ratios (MPRs) for surveyed antibiotics

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

Medicine Name Type MPR 25%tile 75%tile Min Max
Cap. Doxycycline 100 mg J01AA02 OB 4.33 4.33 4.33 3.75 4.34
LPG 2.90 1.70 3.92 1.36 4.94
Cap. Ampicillin 500 mg J01CA01 OB 1.50 1.35 1.50 1.25 1.50
LPG NA NA NA NA NA
Cap. Amoxicillin 500 mg J01CA04 OB 2.60 2.60 2.61 2.48 2.61
LPG 1.87 1.51 2.26 1.06 2.59
Inj. Benzyl penicillin 1MIU J01CE01 OB NA NA NA NA NA
LPG 1.79 1.66 1.82 1.28 1.92
Tab. Co-amoxiclav 625 mg J01CR04 OB 1.20 1.19 1.20 1.19 1.20
LPG 1.10 1.08 1.11 0.86 1.17
Inj. Piperacillin + tazobactum 4500 mg J01CR05 OB 2.45 2.45 2.45 2.34 2.45
LPG 2.07 2.07 2.07 2.34 2.45
Cap. Cefalexin 500 mg J01DB01 OB 1.94 1.92 1.95 1.92 1.99
LPG 1.83 1.69 1.93 1.53 1.95
Inj. Cefotaxime 1 g J01DD01 OB 2.32 2.32 2.32 2.32 2.32
LPG 1.47 0.88 1.96 0.86 2.01
Inj. Ceftriaxone 1 g inj J01DD04 OB 15.31 15.31 15.31 15.31 15.31
LPG 6.38 6.04 6.38 4.78 8.66
Cap. Cefixime 400 mg J01DD08 OB NA NA NA NA NA
LPG 2.17 2.14 2.47 1.32 2.47
Inj. Meropenem 1 g J01DH02 OB NA NA NA NA NA
LPG 1.44 1.44 1.80 0.73 2.06
Tab. Sulfamethoxazole + trimethoprim 960 mg J01EE01 OB 0.74 0.73 1.48 0.71 1.50
LPG NA NA NA NA NA
Tab.Clarithromycin 500 mg J01FA09 OB 2.34 2.34 2.34 1.78 2.38
LPG 1.55 1.27 1.55 1.16 1.58
Tab. Azithromycin 250 mg J01FA10 OB NA NA NA NA NA
LPG 1.98 1.70 2.14 1.55 3.29
Tab. Clindamycin 300 mg J01FF01 OB 2.50 2.50 2.54 2.49 3.33
LPG NA NA NA NA NA
Inj. Gentamicin 40 mg/ml J01GB03 OB NA NA NA NA NA
LPG 3.04 3.03 3.05 3.02 3.07
Inj. Amikacin 50 mg/ml J01GB06 OB NA NA NA NA NA
LPG 1.88 1.87 1.88 1.87 12.44
Tab. Ciprofloxacin 500 mg J01MA02 OB 12.42 12.34 12.45 12.15 12.45
LPG 5.77 5.23 6.81 2.53 6.96
Inj. Vancomycin 500 mg J01XA01 OB 4.06 4.06 4.42 3.33 5.37
LPG 3.73 3.54 4.06 3.42 4.06
Tab. Metronidazole 400 J01XD01 OB 1.21 1.21 1.23 1.15 1.41
LPG 1.16 1.15 1.18 1.15 1.20
  1. Cap Capsule, Tab Tablet, Inj Injection, MPR Median Price Ratio
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