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Table 4 Prescribed quantities of targeted antibiotics, and their respective DDDs in inpatient wards of a hospital in Ujjain, India

From: Antibiotics and antibiotic-resistant bacteria in waters associated with a hospital in Ujjain, India

Antibiotics ATC code Quantity of prescribed antibiotics/6 days (in mg) No. of patients to whom antibiotic was prescribed DDD (mg) No of DDDs
Penicillins      
Amoxicillin J01CA04 19150 4 1000 19.15
Cephalosporins      
Ceftriaxone J01DD04 126700 24 2000 63.4
Amino glycosides      
Amikacin J01GB06 63825 26 1000 63.8
Fluoroquinolones      
Ofloxacin J01MA01 2700 (O) 4 400 6.8
   4200 (P)   400 10.5
Ciprofloxacin J01MA02 134700 (O) 66 1000 134.7
   29000 (P)   500 58.0
Norfloxacin J01MA06 47600 (O) 23 800 59.5
Levofloxacin J01MA12 3000 (O) 2 500 6
  1. O = orally administered, P = parenterally administered