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Table 3 Top 5 antibiotics used in self-medication

From: Pharmacology education and antibiotic self-medication among medical students: a cross-sectional study

Antibioticsa % (n = 33) Antibioticsa % (n = 77)
NFPE group FPE group
Amoxicillin 58 Amoxicillin 56
Ciprofloxacin 06 Co-amoxiclav 21
Tetracycline 06 Azithromycin 12
Co-amoxiclav 06 Ciprofloxacin 12
Cefalexin 03 Cefalexin 08
  1. NFPE No Formal Pharmacology Education, FPE Formal Pharmacology Education
  2. aA participant could name more than one antibiotic, therefore total of percentage can be >100