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Table 2 Prescribed medications for ambulatory patients with type 2 diabetes on follow up at HFSUH from July–December 2018, Harar, Ethiopia

From: Assessment of drug-related problems among type 2 diabetic patients on follow up at Hiwot Fana Specialized University Hospital, Harar, Eastern Ethiopia

MedicationsFrequencyPercentage
Anti-diabetic medications
 Metformin5537.2
 Metformin + glibenclamide4127.7
 Basal insulin2416.2
 Metformin + basal insulin1912.8
 Glibenclamide64.1
 Glibenclamide + basal insulin32
 Total148100
Other medications
 Enalapril2522.1
 Nifedipine1614.2
 Hydrochlorothiazide1513.3
 Aspirin1412.4
 Atorvastatin108.8
 Metoprolol87.1
 Anti-asthmatics76.2
 Furosemide76.2
 Othersa119.7
 Total113100
Total number of drug per patient
 < 513691.9
 ≥ 5128.1
 Total148100
  1. aSpironolactone, amitriptyline and benzyl penicillin