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Table 3 Antibiotics prescribed among study population

From: Causality and preventability assessment of adverse drug events of antibiotics among inpatients having different lengths of hospital stay: a multicenter, cross-sectional study in Lahore, Pakistan

Antibiotics Class ATC code Number of patients received antibiotics, N = 1249, n (%) Number of prescribed antibiotics, N = 2686, n (%)
β – Lactams
 Penicillins J01C 194 (15.5) 261 (9.7)
 Carbapenem J01DH 106 (8.5) 234 (8.7)
 Cephalosporins J01D 223 (17.9) 292 (10.9)
Non- β Lactams
 Flouroquinolones J01 M 291 (23.3) 316 (11.8)
 Aminoglycosides J01G 192 (15.4) 226 (8.4)
 Tetracyclines J01AA 193 (15.5) 221 (8.2)
 Lincosamide J01FF 127 (10.2) 209 (7.8)
 Macrolides J01FA 252 (20.2) 311 (11.6)
 Glycopeptide J01XA 91 (7.3) 214 (7.9)
 Oxazolidones J01XX 102 (8.2) 186 (6.9)
 Imidazole derivatives G01AF 113 (9.5) 216 (8.0)
  1. ATC Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification System