TABLEĀ 5

Top 25 prescribed drugs for bronchiectasis patients compared with matched control patients

ATC codeAgentBronchiectasis patientsMatched control patientp-value#
Prescriptions %Prescriptions nRankPrescriptions per patient nPrescriptions %Prescriptions nRankPrescriptions per patient
R03AC02Salbutamol30.6644916.9132.021.39616.620.75ns
R03AK07Formoterol/budesonide22.6433426.9618.2184947.080.96ns
J01CA04Amoxicillin21.239532.1118.6626632.160.82ns
J01MA02Ciprofloxacin20.7510542.3916.2420851.940.91ns
R03BB04Tiotropium bromide19.3434258.3413.5160576.800.82ns
J01DC02Cefuroxime17.9211763.0827.0132921.850.67ns
J01CR22Amoxicillin/clavulanic acid16.519272.638.80103131.780.45ns
J01FA10Azithromycin15.578782.648.65117142.050.004
R03AK06Salmeterol/fluticasone14.6225798.2913.2059996.890.66ns
R03BA02Budesonide14.15176105.8710.62355105.070.85ns
J01FA09Clarithromycin12.7457112.116.37117162.790.05ns
J01AA02Doxycycline12.2652122.0013.3517982.030.73ns
R03AC13Formoterol11.32181137.5414.5764666.730.47ns
R01AD09Mometasone10.85112144.875.31120193.430.41ns
R05CB01Acetylcysteine10.38133156.054.86120213.750.45ns
R03AK03Ipratropium bromide/fenoterol9.91141166.715.92316188.100.89ns
J01MA12Levofloxacin9.4391174.559.41120121.940.57ns
J01MA14Moxifloxacin8.9643182.266.0778171.950.64ns
J01FF01Clindamycin8.0232191.8810.32139112.040.89ns
J01FA06Roxithromycin8.0224191.418.19113152.091.0ns
R03DA04Theophylline6.6096216.864.102782410.300.60ns
J01CE02Phenoxymethylpenicillin6.6028212.005.1663201.850.23ns
J01EE01Sulfamethoxazole/trimethoprim6.6038212.714.2564232.290.09ns
R03BB05Aclidinium6.1348243.691.8265265.420.002
R03BB01Ipratropium bromide6.1372245.542.2870254.670.83ns

#: Chi-squared test. ns: nonsignificant.