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Table 3 Therapeutic category of drugs prescribed for different diseases

From: Disease proportions and drug prescribing pattern observed in a free health camp organized at Dhorphirdi Village Development Committee of Western Nepal

Disease NSAIDs Antibiotics Antipeptic ulcer Antiallergic and anticold Antihypertensive Antihelmintic Vitamins and supplements Antispasmodics Antifungals Bronchodilators Others
Symptomatic disorder 89 4 13 3 0 4 29 0 0 0 0
Respiratory disorder 10 18 2 19 0 5 7 0 1 4 1
Gastrointestinal disorder 29 16 75 2 0 15 19 7 3 0 2
Cardiovascular disorder 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Inflammatory disorder 15 1 6 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0
Ear problems 0 4 0 2 0 1 2 0 0 0 0
Gynaecological disorder 2 16 1 0 0 0 12 0 8 0 2
Skin disorder 2 4 1 6 0 3 4 0 10 1 5
Blood disorder 1 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0
Urinary disorder 1 4 1 0 0 1 2 1 1 0 0
Dental problems 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 150 68 99 32 2 32 81 8 23 5 10
  1. Supplements: calcium, iron, enzymes; others: antiseptic, oral rehydrating solution, contraceptives pills