You are viewing the site in preview mode

Skip to main content

Advertisement

Table 2 Constituents in sample areas from 2011 to 2013 and counted by pharmacological action and function

From: Trends analysis for drug utilization in county public hospitals: a sample study of the pilot area of health care reform in China

Medicine 2011 2012 2013 Constituent Ratio (%)
A B C A B C A B C
Chemical Medicine
 respiratory system agents 27 15 37 33 20 44 55 35 68 4.11
 anti-inflammatory drugs 24 37 62 31 43 90 57 57 116 6.36
 psychotropics 11 10 17 13 13 20 18 18 25 1.78
 anti-infectious agents 86 85 113 94 82 132 147 114 197 12.92
 anti-allergic agents 8 7 16 9 7 17 13 11 23 1.36
 anti-parasitic agent 2 2 5 2 2 6 1 2 6 0.34
 anti-neoplastic 25 6 24 33 14 31 43 21 42 2.94
 narcotics 14 14 28 17 16 31 22 24 46 2.61
 urinary system agents 10 3 13 11 8 17 27 15 30 1.65
 immunomodulators 10 5 19 18 5 10 19 11 22 1.46
 other drugs 24 56 114 36 68 120 37 95 154 8.66
 endocrine system agents 47 26 66 52 33 79 85 48 116 6.79
 nervous system agents 36 30 69 49 34 72 71 73 134 6.98
 biological 4 2 2 4 2 5 7 3 3 0.39
 saccharides, salts, acid-base balance adjuvant 31 25 53 35 28 56 60 59 103 5.53
 Vitamins, minerals and trace elements 24 20 54 26 21 52 41 32 73 4.22
 digestive system drugs 45 38 83 57 46 90 101 78 147 8.42
 cardiovascular agents 69 53 114 86 64 125 137 106 190 11.61
 blood system agents 26 25 50 33 26 55 48 45 77 4.73
 nutritional therapy agents 8 12 12 10 12 12 18 20 20 1.52
 analgesics 14 0 26 22 0 0 26 0 0 1.08
 specialist drugs 35 0 0 45 0 0 54 0 0 1.65
Chinese Medicine
 internal medicine drugs 91 2 223 122 106 798 353 202 744 66.03
 other drugs 1 78 11 3 3 28 6 3 24 3.93
 gynaecological drugs 15 8 29 16 20 92 35 20 73 7.7
 surgical drugs 8 10 38 10 13 62 42 18 137 8.45
 orthopaedics drugs 13 12 41 13 23 87 14 23 52 6.95
 otolaryngology drugs 7 4 16 7 6 37 9 14 15 2.88
 paediatric 0 2 0 0 3 0 0 3 0 0.2
 ophthalmology 1 1 6 2 1 21 3 2 13 1.25
 oncology 11 2 8 12 3 19 23 13 14 2.63
  1. Note: In accordance with the “Notice for clinical medication of the People’s Republic of China Pharmacopoeia” 2010 edition classification, the other drugs include disinfection, antisepsis of chemical medicine, antidote, X-ray imaging and diagnostic medicine; obstetrics and gynaecology medication; and dermatologist, oculist, otolaryngology and dental and paediatric drug use. The other drugs of Chinese medicine include those for dermatology and stomatology