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Table 4 Brand premium (%) of originator brand products compared to lowest price generic equivalents

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

Medicine name Brand median price (BMP) Generic median price (GMP) Brand premium (%) = [(BMP-GMP)/GMP]*100
Amoxicillin 8.61 6.20 38.87
Co-amoxiclav 21.66 20.00 8.30
Cefalexin 16.87 15.91 6.03
Cefotaxime 276.00 175.00 57.71
Ceftriaxone 672.00 280.00 140.00
Ciprofloxacin 51.10 23.75 115.16
Clarithromycin 65.74 43.50 51.13
Doxycycline 6.35 4.25 49.41
Metronidazole 1.57 1.51 3.97
Piperacillin + tazobactum 955.00 805.00 18.63
Vancomycin 854.50 785.00 8.85
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