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Table 1 Antibiotic agents prescribed most commonly - number of prescriptions per 1000 children and percentage of all prescriptions (in the brackets)

From: Antibiotic prescription preferences in paediatric outpatient setting in Estonia and Sweden

  Estonia Sweden
1 Amoxicillin 189 (30.6) Phenoxymethylpenicillin 169 (49.7)
2 Clarithromycin 127 (20.6) Amoxicillin 35 (10.3)
3 Amoxicillin + clavulanic acid 81 (13.2) Flucloxacillin 26 (7.5)
4 Sulfamethoxazol + trimethoprim 46 (7.4) Cefadroxil 23 (6.6)
5 Cefprozil 35 (5.6) Erythromycin 21 (6)
6 Cefuroxime 34 (5.5) Amoxicillin + clavulanic acid 16 (4.9)
7 Cefadroxil 32 (5.2) Trimethoprim 9 (2.7)
8 Phenoxymethylpenicillin 24 (4) Sulfamethoxazol + trimethoprim 7 (2)
9 Azitromycin 15 (2.4) Pivmecillinam 6 (1.6)
10 Doxycyclin 6 (1) Doxycyclin 5 (1.6)
  Others 28 (4.5) Others 24.9 (7)