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Table 1 Antibiotics categorized in access, watch, reserve and fixed dose combinations of antibiotics

From: Antibiotic prescribing among patients with severe infectious diseases in two private sector hospitals in Central India – a time series analysis over 10 years

ATC-codeAntibiotic groupSpecific antibioticsAntibiotic category
J01C group 1: J01CA,
Penicillins with extended spectrum,
Beta-lactamase sensitive penicillins, beta-lactamase resistant penicillins, beta-lactamase inhibitors
Amoxicillin, ampicillin, benzathine benzylpenicillin, benzylpenicillin, cloxacillin, phenoxymethylpenicillin, procaine benzylpenicillin, piperacillin, tazobactamAccess
J01CRCombinations of penicillins including beta-lactamase inhibitorsAmoxicillin with clavulanic acidAccess
Piperacillin with tazobactamWatch
J01DBeta-lactam antibioticsCefalexin, cefazolin, cefadroxile, cefradine, cefuroximeAccess
Cefixime, ceftriaxone, cefotaxime, cefoperazone, cefodoxime, ceftazidime, meropenem, imipenem, cilastin, faropenemWatch
Aztreonam, cefepime, ceftarolineReserve
J01ESulfonamides and trimethoprimSulfamethoxazole with TrimethoprimAccess
Azithromycin, clarithromycin, erythromycin, lincomycin, roxithromycinWatch
J01GAminoglycosidsGentamicin, netilmicin, kanamycin, tobramycin, streptomycin, amikacinAccess
J01MQuinolones and fluoroquinolonesCiprofloxacin, levofloxacin, moxifloxacin, norfloxacin, orfloxacin, gemifloxacin, pazufloxacin, gatifloxacin, prulifloxacinWatch
J01RCombinations of antibioticsAmpicillin with Cloxacillin.
Amoxicillin with Cloxacillin
Azithromycin with Ambroxol
Cefixime with Ornidazole
Cefoperazone with Sulbactam
Ceftriaxone with Sulbactam
Ceftriaxone with Tazobactam
Norfloxacin with Tinidazole
Ofloxacin with Ornidazole
Ofloxacin with Tinidazole
Cefixime with Clavulanate Potassium
Cefixime with Clavulanic Acid
Cefixime with Cloxacilline
Cefixime with Ofloxacin
Cefixime with Tazobactam
Cefotaxime with Sulbactam
Cefpodoxime with Clavulanic Acid
Cefpodoxime with Cloxacillin
Cefpodoxime with Dicloxacillin
Meropenem with Sulbactam
Ceftazidime with Tazobactam
Cefuroxime with Clavulanic Acid
Ciprofloxacin with Ornidazole
Ciprofloxacin with Tinidazole
Efoperazone with Sulbactam
Levofloxacin with Ornidazole
Cefixime with Azithromycin
Cefpodoxime with Potassium Clavulanate
Ceftriaxone with Clavulanic Acid
FDCs of antibiotics
J01XOther antibioticsMetronidazole (J01XD01), nitrofurantoin, tinidazole, ornidazole, spectinomycinAccess (P01AB01 Metronidazole included)
Teicoplanin, vancomycinWatch
Polymyxin B, colistin, fosfomycin, linezolid, daptomycinReserve
  1. Abbreviations: ATC Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification, FDC Fixed dose combination