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Table 2 Availability of lowest price medications by sector

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

  Public hospital Public PROAM Private
Medicines not found in any Amoxicillin pediatric drops Amoxicillin pediatric drops Chloramphenicol injection
outlets * Amoxicillin suspension Amoxicillin suspension Ferrous Salt suspension
  125mg 125mg Gentamicin injection
  Amoxicillin-Clav Amoxicillin-Clav Isoniazid tablets
  suspension 125mg suspension 125mg Morphine Sulfate
  Amoxicillin-Clav Carbamazepine injection
  suspension 250mg suspension Primaquine tablets
  Carbamazepine Chloramphenicol Zinc dispersible tablets
  suspension Injection  
  Ibuprofen tablets Diazepam Injection  
  Salbutamol (Albuterol) Ibuprofen tablets  
  inhaler Isoniazid tablets  
  Spacer Morphine Sulfate  
   Primaquine tablets  
   Zinc dispersible tablets  
Medicines found in less than 25% of outlets Primaquine tablets Ferrous salt suspension Amoxicillin pediatric
  Vitamin A tablets Oral Rehydration drops
  Zinc dispersible tablets Solution Amoxicillin-Clav
   Vitamin A tablets suspension 250mg
    Diazepam injection
    Vitamin A
Medicines found in 25 to 49.9% of outlets   Ceftriaxone Injection Amoxicillin suspension
   Gentamicin injection 125mg
   Procaine Penicillin G Amoxicillin suspension
   Salbutamol (Albuterol) 250mg
   Inhaler Amoxicillin-Clav
    suspension 125mg
    Procaine Penicillin G
Medicines found in 50 to 74.9% of outlets Amoxicillin suspension Amoxicillin suspension Benzathine Penicillin G
  250mg 250mg injection
  Chloramphenicol Amoxicillin-Clav Ibuprofen tablets
  Injection 250mg suspension Oral Rehydration
  Isoniazid tablets Cotrimoxazole Solution, powder
  Oral Rehydration Solution (Trimethoprim + Sulfamethoxazole Salbutamol (Albuterol) Inhaler
   Paracetamol (Acetaminophen)  
Medicines found in 75% or more of outlets Benzathine Penicillin G Benzathine Penicillin G Ceftriaxone injection
  injection injection Cotrimoxazole
  Ceftriaxone Injection Oral Rehydration (Trimethoprim +
  Cotrimoxazole Solution, powder Sulfamethoxazole)
  (Trimethoprim +   Oral Rehydration
  Sulfamethoxazole)   Solution
  Diazepam Injection   Paracetamol
  Ferrous salt suspension   (Acetaminophen)
  Gentamicin Injection   
  Morphine Sulfate   
  Oral Rehydration   
  Solution, powder   
  Paracetamol (Acetaminophen)   
  Procaine Penicillin G   
  1. *in the PROAM sector, the Lista Basica determines the medications stocked in the pharmacy. Medications not found in any PROAM outlets were medications not on the Lista Basica.