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Table 4 Depicts frequencies of most common self medicated drugs

From: Prevalence of using non prescribed medications in economically deprived rural population of Pakistan

Frequency Pain killers Anti pyretics Anti allergics Antibiotics
Once 72 (13 %) 45 (11 %) 45 (15 %) 65 (21 %)
2–3 times/yr 111 (20 %) 90 (22 %) 136 (45 %) 151 (49 %)
Every few months 216 (39 %) 172 (42 %) 76 (25 %) 59 (19 %)
Every few weeks 105 (19 %) 70 (17 %) 30 (10 %) 22 (7 %)
All the time 50 (9 %) 33 (8 %) 15 (5 %) 12 (4 %)