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Table 5 Drugs most commonly prescribed off-label

From: Incidence of unlicensed and off-label prescription in children

Generic name Trade name Prescriptions Patients Approved for patients older than (years)
Salbutamol Ventolin inhaler N 200 × 100RG 43 42 4
Desloratadine Aerius tbl.dis. 90 × 2,5 mg 48 47 6
Mometasone Nasonex nasal spray 140 × 50RG 32 30 6
Desloratadine Aerius tbl. 90 × 5 mg 34 33 12
Cetirizine Zodac gtt. 1 × 20 ml 28 28 2
Clarithromycin Klacid tbl. 14 × 250 mg 28 26 12
Fluticasone furoate Avamys nasal spray 120 × 27,5RG 25 22 6
Codeine Codein Slovakofarma tbl. 10 × 15 mg 14 13 12
Promethazine Prothazin tbl. 20 × 25 mg 14 14 10
Montelukast Singulair 5 Junior tbl.mnd. 98 × 5 mg 14 14 6
Phenoxymethylpenicillin Ospen 500 tbl. 30 × 500KU 17 17 6
Desloratadine Aerius tbl. 50 × 5 mg 14 14 12
  1. tbl. – tablet.
  2. tbl. dis. – orodispersible tablet.
  3. tbl. mnd. – chewable tablet.