Table 4

Most common medications by category

ClassExamples
AnalgesicsParacetamol/acetaminophenDiclofenacTramadolPethidine/meperidine
AntibioticsCeftriaxoneCloxacillinGentamicinMetronidazole
AntimalarialsArtemether/lumefantrineQuinineArtesunateSulfadoxine/pyrimethamine
Nutritional supplementsDextroseoral rehydration therapyMultivitaminReady-to-use therapeutic food
RespiratoryOxygenSalbutamolCough suppressantNebulised magnesium
GastrointestinalOmeprazoleMetoclopramideRanitidineBisacodyl
NeurologicDiazepamHaloperidolMannitolAmitriptyline
CardiacFurosemideNifedipineAspirinDigoxin