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Table 2 Course of treatment with antibiotics

From: Prevalence of self-medication with antibiotics and associated factors in the community of Asmara, Eritrea: a descriptive cross sectional survey

When do you stop taking the antibiotics? Frequency %
After a few days regardless of the outcome 11 2.3
After the symptoms disappeared 115 23.9
A few days after the recovery 30 6.2
After antibiotics run out 110 22.9
At the completion of the course of treatment 205 42.6
After consulting a medical personnel/ pharmacist 9 1.9
For one day 1 0.2