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THE MOST FREQUENT PRESCRIBED ANTIMICROBIAL IN HOSPITALS OF NINEVEH, IRAQ – 2019
Shaymaa H. Saeed, Haimn A. Tawfiq, Nada Jabir Abdullah, Bushra M. Yaseen and *Dr. Hajir H. Al-Ridhwany
Context: Antimicrobials are one of the most successful forms of chemotherapy in the history of medicine. It saves many lives and significantly contributes to the control of infectious diseases. Aim: The current study is aiming for determining the most frequent prescribed antibiotics in hospitals in Nineveh governorate at the north of Iraq. Method and Subjects: A cross-sectional study design was adopted to analyze data that were collected from statistics which were referred formally from hospitals to the Department of Pharmacy in Nineveh Health Directorate during the period from January 1st to the end of December 31st, 2019. Results: The current study had found that penicillin group was the most frequent antibiotic that was prescribed to hospitalized patients (66.42%); followed by Cephalosporin Group (13.32%) and Quinolones Group. Conclusion: Antibiotic that are belong to penicillin, cephalosporin and quinolones groups are the most frequently prescribed to hospitalized patients in Nineveh Governorate. Recommendation: The use of all antibiotics in general, and penicillin group in particular is recommended to be balanced.[Full Text Article]