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Table 3 Medication classes identified as difficult to manage+ (303 evaluable respondents*)

From: Prescribing habits and caregiver satisfaction with resources for dosing children: Rationale for more informative dosing guidance

Rank Classes/Agents Cited within Specialty
  Allergy and Immunology; Infectious Disease Cardiology Emergency Medicine General Pediatrics Neurology Oncology
1 Antibiotic, Antifungal Anticoagulant Antibiotics, Anticonvulsant, Antiemetic Anticonvulsant Anticonvulsant Antineoplastic
2 Antiviral Antiarrhythmic Antianxiety, Antiarrhythmic, CNS Agents Antibiotic Antibiotics, Anticoagulant Anticonvulsant, Orphan Drug
3 Anti-infective, Asthma Antihypertensive, Immunosuppressant Antidepressants, Immunosuppressant ADHD Antiarrhythmic, CNS Agents Anticoagulant, Antifungal
4 Antihistamine Antibiotic ADHD, Antihypertensive, Antineoplastic Antidepressant, CNS Agents Antihypertensive Antianxiety, Antidepressant
5 AIDS, Immunosuppressant Anti-anxiety, Anticonvulsant, CNS Agents, Orphan Drugs Anticoagulant, Antifungal, Anti-infective, Orphan Drugs Anticoagulant, Antifungal Antifungal, Orphan Drugs ADHD
  1. * Note: Responses pooled across caregiver role
  2. + Tied ranks listed based on equivalent respondent counts