TABLE 5.

Community antimicrobial consumption in Spain

WHO ATC codeAntibioticConsumption (DDD/1,000 inhabitants/day) in:Variation (%)
19972006
J01Cβ-Lactam antibacterials, penicillins
    J01CA04Amoxicillin6.54.1-36.9
    J01CR02Amoxicillin plus β-lactamase inhibitor4.47.2+63.6
J01DCephalosporins
    J01DC04Cefaclor0.40.1-75.0
    J01DC02Cefuroxime1.21.0-16.7
    J01DD08Cefixime0.50.3-40.0
J01EE01Trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole0.70.3-54.1
J01FAMacrolides
    J01FA09Clarithromycin1.20.9-25.0
    J01FA10Azithromycin0.50.8+60.0