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Table 2 Prescribed antibiotics as DDD and DID, and percentages

From: Antibiotic prescriptions in primary health care in a rural population in Crete, Greece

Effective Substance Frequency DDD DID % DDD
Children     
Penicillins J01C     
   • Phenoxymethyl-penicillin J01CE02 1 6 0.17 0.8
   • Amoxicillin J01CA04 5 42 1.16 5.3
   • Amoxicillin-clavulanate J01CR02 28 346 9.57 43.4
Cephalosporins J01DA 24 154 4.26 19.3
Macrolides J01F 24 216 5.98 27.1
Sulphonamides QJ01EQ 1 14.4 0.4 1.8
Antifungals D01 2 10.5 0.29 1.3
Antiviral J05A 1 2.5 0.07 0.3
Antiprotozoal-anthelminthics (P01-P02) 1 6 0.17 0.8
Total 87 797 22.1  
Adults     
Penicillins J01C     
   • Phenoxymethyl-penicillin J01CE02 2 12 0.21 0.9
   • Amoxicillin J01CA04 12 162 2.79 11.5
   • Amoxicilline-clavunalate J01CR02 16 272 4.68 19.3
Cephalosporins J01DA 43 418 7.2 29.7
Macrolides J01F 50 389 6.7 27.7
Quinolones J01M 5 55 0.95 3.9
Imidazoles J01XD 2 15 0.26 1.1
Sulphonamides QJ01EQ 3 30 0.52 2.1
Lincozamides J01F 2 8 0.14 0.6
Antifungals D01 5 46 0.79 3.3
Total 140 1407 24.2  
  1. DDD = daily defined doses of antibiotics, DID = daily defined doses of antibiotics for 1000 people/day.