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Table 4 The number of dental antibiotic prescriptions issued by pharmacies in the North East of England and Cumbria (NHS BSA prescribing data October 2016)

From: An audit of antimicrobial prescribing by dental practitioners in the north east of England and Cumbria

Antibiotic Number of Prescriptions Percent of prescriptions
Amoxicillin 9336 68.82
Metronidazole 3631 26.77
Erythromycin 420 3.10
Phenoxymethylpenicillin 44 0.32
Co-amoxiclav 33 0.24
Clarithromycin 30 0.22
Clindamycin 23 0.17
Cefalexin 21 0.15
Doxycycline 14 0.10
Tetracycline 8 0.06
Oxytetracycline 3 0.02
Azithromycin 2 0.01
Total 13,565 100.00