Issuing the Antibiotics for Children with and without Prescription in Pharmacies in Republic of Macedonia

Angelovska, Bistra and Drakalska, Elena and Atanasova, Marija and Kostik, Vesna and Trajkoska, Jasmina (2016) Issuing the Antibiotics for Children with and without Prescription in Pharmacies in Republic of Macedonia. Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology, 4 (1). pp. 5-9. ISSN 2328-2150

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Abstract

Abstract: The use of medicines for infants and children is presenting one unique set of challenges, because children are the most vulnerable population in any society. In this study, we set out to present the characteristics and classification of antibiotics recommended for children according to WHO, EMA and EBM. Also, the aim of this study was to analyze the most prescribed pediatric antibiotics in 2013 in Republic of Macedonia compared with standard treatments. Presented data was collected according to the number of prescribed recipes of pediatric dosage forms covered by the Fund of Republic of Macedonia. The obtained results showed that the most prescribed pediatric antibiotic is amoxicillin with clavulanic acid (875mg + 125mg) in form of tablet, with 280 863 prescribed recipes which corresponds to the recommendations of EBM. Key words: Antibiotic, WHO, recipes, children.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Medical and Health Sciences > Other medical sciences
Divisions: Faculty of Medical Science
Depositing User: Bistra Angelovska
Date Deposited: 22 Jan 2016 11:56
Last Modified: 22 Jan 2016 11:56
URI: http://eprints.ugd.edu.mk/id/eprint/14905

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