Somalia Esssential Drugs List 2003

Publication date: 2003

_________________________________ Chapter two Somalia Essential Drugs list 2003 ________________________________________________________________________________________  A list - Drugs for health facilities away from referral cites B list - Drugs for health facilities close to referral cites Hospital list Drugs for special programmes     OPD/ MCH     Drug name A B Hospitals Acetylsalicylic acid tabs, 300 mg X X X Aluminium hydroxide tabs, 500 mg X X X Aminophylline inj, 25 mg/ml     X Aminophylline tabs, 100 mg     X Amitryptilline tabs, 25 mg     X Amoxycillin tabs, 250 mg X X X Ampicillin powder inj, 1g vial     X Ascorbic acid tabs, 50 mg X X X Atenolol tabs 40 mg     X Bendrofluazide tabs, 5mg     X Benzathine Penicillin inj, 2.4 MIU   X X Benzoic acid 6%+salicylic acid ointment, 3%, 500g X X X Benzyl Benzoate loion, 25%, 1L X X X Benzylpenicillin inj, 5 MIU X X X Butylscopolamine bromide tabs, 10 mg   X X Butylscopolamine bromide, inj 20 mg/ml, 1 ml     X Cetrimide + chlorohexidine X X X Chloramphenicol caps, 250 mg     X Chloramphenicol powder inj, 1 g     X Chlorhexidine sol. 5%   X X Chloroquine phosphate tabs, 150 mg base X X X Chlorpheniramin tabs, 4 mg X X X Chlorpromazine inj, 25 mg/ml, 2 ml     X Chlorpromazine tabs, 100 mg     X Cimetidine tabs, 200 mg     X Clofazimine caps, 100 mg     X Cloxacillin caps, 500 mg     X Dapsone tabs, 100 mg     X Dexamethasone inj. 4 mg/ml, 1 ml     X Dextrose inj, 5%, 500 ml   X X Dextrose inj, 50%, 20 ml     X Diazepam inj, 5 mg/ml, 2 ml   X X Diethylcarbamazine tabs, 50 mg     X Digoxin tabs, 0.25 mg     X Doxcycyline tabs, 100 mg   X X Epinephrine (Adrenaline) inj, 1mg/ml, 1 amp   X X Ergometrine inj, 0.2mg/ml amp   X X Ergometrine tabs, 0.2 mg X X X Erythromycine tabs, 250 mg   X X Ethambutol tabs, 400 mg     X Ferrous sulphate tabs, 200 mg+Folic acid 0.25 mg X X X Folic acid tabs, 5mg X X X Furosemide inj, 10mg/ml, 2 ml     X Furosemide tabs, 40 mg     X Gentamycin inj, 40mg/ml, 2 ml     X Gentian violet crystals 25 g X X X Glibenclamide tabs, 5 mg     X Griseofulvin tabs, 125 mg     X Hydralazine inj, 20mg/ml amp   X X Hydrocortisone acetate ointment, 1%, 15 g     X Hydrocortisone powder inj, 100 mg     X Ibuprofen tabs, 400 mg X X X Insulin medium and short acting     X Ketamine inj, 50mg/ml     X Lidocaine 2%, 20 ml+Adrenaline inj, 2.2ml     X Lidocaine Gel 2%, 30 g tube     X Lidocaine inj, 1%     X Mebendazole tabs, 100 mg, 500 mg X X X Meglumine antimoniate, injection, 30%, equivalent to approximately 8.1% antimony, in 5-ml ampoule X Methyldopa tabs, 250 mg     X Metronidazole inj, 5 mg/ml, 100 ml     X Metronidazole tabs, 250 mg X X X Niclosamide tabs, 500 mg     X Nicotinamide tabs, 50 mg     X Nystatin pessaries, 100 000 IU (vaginal) X X X Oral rehydration salt (ORS) X X X Oxytocin inj, 10 IU/ml, 1 ml     X Paracetamol tabs, 100 mg X X X Paracetamol tabs, 500 mg X X X Pethidine inj, 50mg/ml     X Pethidine tabs, 50 mg     X Phenobarbital tabs, 50 mg     X Phenoxymethylpenicillin tabs, 250 mg X X X Polygyeline 3,5%, 500 ml     X Povidone iodine solution, 10%, 5 L X X X Praziquantel tabs, 600 mg     X Prednisolone tabs, 5 mg     X Probenecid tabs, 500 mg     X Procaine Pencillin 3 MUI+Benzylpenicillin 1MUI, vials     X Promethazine inj, 25mg/ml, 2 ml     X Proquanil tabs, 100mg     X Pyrazinamide tabs, 500 mg     X Pyrazinamide 500 mg     X Pyridoxine tabs, 250 mg     X Quinine inj, 300 mg/ml, 2 ml   X X Quinine tabs, 300 mg   X X Retinol (Vitamin A) capsules, 100,000 Units X X X Rifampicin + Isoniazide (150 mg/100 mg) tabs     X Rifampicin + isoniazide (150 mg/150 mg) tabs     X Rifampicin tabs, 300 mg     X Rifater (Rifampicin 120 mg+ Isoniazide 50 mg+ pyrazinamide 300-400 mg) tabs     X Ringer lactate sol (bottle), 500 ML   X X Salbutamol tabs, 4 mg X X X Sodium chloride sol. 0.9%, 500 ML   X X Spironolactone tabs, 25 mg     X Streptomycin 1g     X Sulphadoxine/pyrimethamine tabs (500mg+25 mg)     X Sulphamethoxazole 400mg + trimethoprim 80mg X X X Sulphamethoxazole 100mg + trimethoprim 20mg X X X Tetracycline 1% eye ointment, 5 g X X X Vitamin B1 tabs, 50 mg     X Zinc oxide 10%, 500 g tin X X X DRUGS FOR SPECIAL PROGRAMMES Antituberculosis medicines Rifampicin + isoniazide (150 mg/150 mg) tabs Rifampicin + Isoniazide (150 mg/100 mg) tabs Rifater (Rifampicin 120 mg+ Isoniazide 50 mg+ pyrazinamide 300-400 mg) tabs Ethambutol 400 mg tabs Pyrazinamide 400 mg Pyrazinamide 500 mg Streptomycin 1g Vaccines for universal immunization BCG vaccine Diphtheria vaccine Hepatitis vaccine Heasles vaccine Pertussis vaccine Poliomyelitis vaccine Tetanus vaccine Rabies vaccine Drugs for Lebra Clofazimine capsule, 50 mg, 100 mg Dapsone tablet, 25 mg, 50 mg, 100 mg Rifampicin capsule or tablet, 150 mg, 300 mg Drugs for Sexually Transmitted Diseases Erythromycine tabs, 250 mg Benzathine Penicillin inj, 2.4 MIU Amoxycillin tabs, 250 mg Probenecid tabs, 500 mg Augmentin tabs, 375 mg Doxcycyline tabs, 100 mg Metronidazole tabs, 250 mg Nystatin pessaries, 100 000 IU Tetracycline 1% eye ointment, 5 g Sulphamethoxazole 400mg + trimethoprim 80mg Ceftriaxone, powder for injection, 250 mg (as sodium salt) in vial Norfloxacin tabs, 400 mg** Clotrimazole pessary, 500 mg** Spectinomycin tabs, 2g* Ciprofloxacin tabs, 500 mg* Drugs for Leishmaniasis Meglumine antimoniate, injection, 30%, equivalent to approximately 8.1% antimony, in 5-ml ampoule Pentamidine powder for injection, 200 mg, 300 mg (isetionate) in vial *Not included in the Somalia Essential Drugs List. ** Not included neither in the WHO nor in the Somalia Essential Drugs List. A=Health centre close to referral B=Health centre away from referral SOMALIA ESSENTIAL DRUGS LIST 2003 PAGE 144

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