Table 3

Availability of surveyed medicines for chronic diseases in various public sector facilities in NCT, Delhi, India
Medicines GNCT Delhi (n=40) MCD (n=40) CG (LH) CG (RML) CG (SJH) GNCTD (LNH) MCD (HRH)
(Depression Psychoanaleptics)
Amitriptyline 10.0% 0.0% Available N.A N.A N.A N.A
Fluoxetine 2.5% 0.0% Available N.A Available N.A N.A
Hypertension
Amlodipine 92.5% 90.0% Available N.A Available Available Available
Atenolol 85.0% 90.0% Available Available Available Available Available
Enalapril 42.5% 47.5% Available Available N.A Available N.A
Diabetes
Glibenclamide 77.5% 42.5% Available N.A N.A N.A N.A
Gliclazide 0.0% 35.0% N.A N.A N.A N.A N.A
Metformin 60.0% 70.0% Available Available Available Available Available
Acid related disorder
Ranitidine 85.0% 17.5% Available Available Available Available N.A
Omeprazole 85.0% 85.0% Available N.A Available Available Available
Epilepsy
Phenytoin 60.0% 15.0% Available Available Available Available Available
Hyperlipidemia
Atorvastatin 27.5% 2.5% Available N.A N.A Available Available
Simvastatin 2.5% 0.0% N.A N.A N.A N.A N.A
Obstructive airways diseases
Beclomethasone inhaler 0.0% 0.0% N.A N.A N.A N.A N.A
Budesonide inhaler 22.5% 5.0% Available N.A N.A Available N.A
Budesonide+Formoterol inhaler 0.0% 0.0% N.A N.A N.A N.A N.A
Salbutamol inhaler 85.0% 0.0% N.A N.A N.A Available N.A

GNCT Delhi: Government of NCT Delhi; MCD: Municipal Corporation of Delhi; CH: Central government; LH: Lady Hardinge Medical College and Hospital; RML: Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital; SJH: Safdarjung Hospital; LNH: Lok Nayak Hospital; HRH: Hindu Rao Hospital.

Percent availability depicts availability of medicines in all the facilities surveyed for Government of NCT Delhi and for Municipal Corporation of Delhi. Available and Not available (N.A) is used for availability of the medicine for only one tertiary care facility.

Availability depicted as 0.0% indicates the medicine was not available in any of the 40 facilities surveyed.

Availability depicted as N.A indicates that the particular medicine is not available in the mentioned tertiary care facility on the day of the survey.

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Kotwani BMC Health Services Research 2013 13:285   doi:10.1186/1472-6963-13-285

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