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Fig. 2 | BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies

Fig. 2

From: Characteristics of prescriptions and costs for acute upper respiratory tract infections in Chinese outpatient pediatric patients: a nationwide cross-sectional study

Fig. 2

The percentages and cumulative percentages of prescription frequencies and costs of drugs. Cat. 1 = Chinese traditional patent medicine, Cat. 2 = Antibiotic anti-infective drugs, Cat. 3 = Antipyretic-analgesics drugs, Cat. 4 = Respiratory system drugs, Cat. 5 = Water, electrolyte & acid-base balance regulating drugs, Cat. 6 = Non-antibiotic anti-infective drugs#, Cat. 7 = Antiallergic drugs, Cat. 8 = Digestive system drugs, Cat. 9 = Vitamins & minerals, Cat. 10 = Hormones & endocrine regulating drugs, Cat. 11 = Specialist drugs, Cat. 12 = Immunoregulation drugs, Cat. 13 = Chinese herbal medicines, Cat. 14 = Others, # Refer to anti-infective drugs other than antibiotics, such as antiviral drugs, antifungal agents, etc., † Refer to medicines especially for specialist diseases, such as Norfloxacin cream, one of the Dermatology medications

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