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Table 8 Key essential drugs selected in DRH, HFSUH and KGH, eastern Ethiopia, Sep1-Nov 30, 2014 (n = 30)

From: Evaluation of rational drug use based on World Health Organization core drug use indicators in selected public hospitals of eastern Ethiopia: a cross sectional study

Lists of key drugs DR H HFSUH KGH
Amoxicillin capsule
Artemether + lumefantrine (Quartem)  
Ceftriaxone injection  
Cimetidine   
Chloramphenicol   
Ciprofloxacin tablet
Cloxacillin capsule    
Diclofenac injection  
Diclofenac tablet  
Doxycycline   
Enalapril   
Erythromycin   
Ferrous sulfate   
Fluoxetine   
Glibenclamide   
Haloperidol   
Metformin   
Metoprolol   
Metronidazole  
Norfloxacin tablet  
NPH insulin   
Omeprazole
Oral rehydration salt (ORS)    
Paracetamol    
Regular insulin   
RH(Rifampin + Isoniazid)  
RHZE(Rifampine + Isoniazide + Pyrazineamide + Etambutol)  
Sulphametoxazole + trimetoprime(cotrimoxazole)  
Tetanus antitoxoid    
Terra cortil®(oxytetracycline, hydrocortisone and polymyxin B sulfate)   
Percentage of essential drugs 50a 50a 50a
WHO standard 100%   
  1. aDeviation from WHO essential drug criteria by half