Table 1

 Most commonly prescribed items during the Olympic Games (prescribed more than 50 times)

MedicineNo of prescriptionsPercentage of total prescriptions dispensed
Paracetamol 500-mg tablets45610.95
Ibuprofen 400-mg tablets1623.89
Diclofenac sodium 50-mg gastro-resistant tablets1323.17
Ibuprofen 200-mg tablets962.30
Strepsil lozenges962.30
Amoxicillin 500-mg capsules872.09
Hydrocortisone 1% cream791.90
Amoxicillin 250-mg capsules781.87
Xylometazoline 0.1% nasal spray771.85
Cetirizine 10-mg tablets731.75
Loratadine 10-mg tablets721.73
Omeprazole 20-mg ­gastro-resistant ­capsules631.51
Diclofenac 1% gel601.44
Diclofenac sodium 75-mg ­modified-release tablets571.37