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Table 1 Top 10 drugs in prescriptions dispensed at SPC Anuradhapura 2015

From: Drug utilization, prescription errors and potential drug-drug interactions: an experience in rural Sri Lanka

Total Government Private & Unclassified
Drug % (n = 3668) Drug % (n = 519) Drug % (n = 3149)
Atorvastatin 4.0 Atorvastatin 7.1 Atorvastatin 3.5
Losartan 3.8 Losartan 7.1 Metformin 3.5
Metformin 3.6 Aspirin 6.5 Losartan 3.3
Pantoprazole 2.9 Metformin 4.2 Pantoprazole 2.9
Aspirin 2.7 Clopidogrel 3.3 Gliclazide 2.5
Gliclazide 2.5 Pantoprazole 2.9 Aspirin 2.1
Diclofenac sodium 1.8 Gliclazide 2.7 Diclofenac sodium 1.9
Celecoxib 1.6 Amlodipine 2.5 Celecoxib 1.7
Clopidogrel 1.6 Domperidone 2.5 Esomeprazole 1.6
Omeprazole 1.6 Omeprazole 2.1 Prednisolone 1.6