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Table 4 Most frequently used pharmacopuncture types

From: Usage report of pharmacopuncture in musculoskeletal patients visiting Korean medicine hospitals and clinics in Korea

Pharmacopuncture in inpatient care n (%) Pharmacopuncture in outpatient care n (%)
Total 32,947 (100) Total 289,860 (100)
Shinbaro 1 17,733 (53.8) Shinbaro 1 80,893 (27.9)
Hwangryunhaedok (黃蓮解毒) 11,596 (35.2) Bee venom 49,279 (17.0)
Bee venom 10,560 (32.1) Hwangryunhaedok (黃蓮解毒) 42,173 (14.5)
Shinbaro2 4622 (14.0) Shinbaro2 25,188 (8.7)
Joongseongouhyul (中性瘀血) 2001 (6.1) Joongseongouhyul (中性瘀血) 19,418 (6.7)
Hominis placenta (紫河車) 1233 (3.7) Hominis placenta (紫河車) 8788 (3.0)
Shinbaro 3 1137 (3.5) Muscle relaxation 4585 (1.6)
Muscle relaxation 358 (1.1) Shinbaro3 4550 (1.6)