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Table 1 List of medicines surveyed in Guatemala

From: Availability, prices and affordability of the World Health Organization’s essential medicines for children in Guatemala

No. Disease Name Strength Dosage form
1 Asthma Salbutamol* 100 mcg/dose Inhaler
2 Asthma Beclomethasone 100 mcg/dose Inhaler
3 Dehydration Zinc 20 mg Dispersible tab
4 Dehydration Oral Rehydration Solution 500 ml Solution
5 Dehydration Oral Rehydration Solution, powder* To make 500ml Powder
6 Infectious disease Amoxicillin 100 mg/ml Pediatric drops
7 Infectious disease Amoxicillin 125 mg/5ml Suspension
8 Infectious disease Amoxicillin* 250 mg/5ml Suspension
9 Infectious disease Amoxicillin + Clavulanic Acid 125 mg + 31.25mg/5ml Suspension
10 Infectious disease Amoxicillin + Clavulanic Acid* 250 mg + 62.5mg/5ml Suspension
11 Infectious disease Benzathine Penicillin G* 1.2 M units/vial Injection
12 Infectious disease Ceftriaxone* 500 mg/vial Injection
13 Infectious disease Chloramphenicol 1 g/vial Injection
14 Infectious disease Cotrimoxazole (Trimethoprin + Sulfamethoxazole)* 8 + 40 mg/ml Suspension
15 Infectious disease Gentamicin* 10mg/ml Injection
16 Infectious disease Procaine Penicillin G* 4 M units/vial Injection
17 Malaria Primaquine 15mg Cap/tab
18 Pain/inflammation Ibuprofen 200 mg Cap/tab
19 Pain/inflammation Paracetamol* 25 mg/ml syrup/susp
20 Pain Morphine Sulfate 10mg/ml Injection
21 Xerophthalmia Vitamin A 50,000 units Cap/tab
22 Tuberculosis Isoniazid 100 mg Cap/tab
23 Anemia Ferrous Salt* 125 mg/5ml Suspension
24 Seizure Disorder Diazepam 5 mg/ml Injection
25 Seizure Disorder Carbamazepine 100 mg/5ml Suspension
26 Seizure Disorder Phenobarbital 3mg/ml Oral liquid
27 Seizure Disorder Phenytoin 25 or 30mg/5ml Suspension
28 Device – asthma Spacer n/a n/a
  1. * = medicine listed on Lista Basica.