Table 4

Availability of surveyed medicines for acute 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)
Antibacterial
Amoxicillin+Clavulanic acid 27.5% 52.5% Available N.A Available Available Available
Amoxicillin 500 70.0% 20.0% Available N.A N.A Available Available
Azithromycin 2.5% 2.5% Available N.A N.A N.A N.A
Benzathine Penicillin Powder 2.5% 0.0% N.A Available Available Available N.A
Cefixime 20.0% 27.5% N.A N.A N.A N.A Available
Ceftriaxone injection 12.5% 0.0% Available Available Available Available N.A
Cefuroxime axetil 50.0% 47.5% N.A N.A N.A Available N.A
Cephalexin 47.5% 20.0% N.A Available N.A N.A N.A
Ciprofloxacin 50.0% 72.5% Available Available Available Available Available
Doxycycline 52.5% 70.0% Available N.A N.A N.A Available
Erythromycin Stearate 47.5% 0.0% Available Available Available Available N.A
Gentamicin injection 10.0% 0.0% Available Available Available Available N.A
Norfloxacin 82.5% 2.5% Available Available Available N.A N.A
Ofloxacin 45.0% 47.5% Available Available N.A Available Available
Roxithromycin 47.5% 7.5% N.A N.A N.A Available N.A
Antifungal for topical use
Clotrimazole topical cream 62.5% 2.5% N.A N.A Available Available N.A
Psycholeptic
Diazepam 10.0% 5.0% Available Available Available N.A N.A
Antifilarial
Diethylcarbamazine citrate 2.5% 0.0% N.A N.A N.A N.A N.A
Anti-inflammatory/antirheumatic
Diclofenac 35.0% 7.5% Available Available N.A Available N.A
Ibuprofen 92.5% 15.0% Available Available Available Available N.A
Antibiotic for ophthalmic use
Gentamicin eye drops 62.5% 12.5% Available N.A Available Available N.A
Amoebia and other protozoal infections
Metronidazole 57.5% 32.5% Available N.A Available N.A 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.

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

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