Brief Overview of Antibiotic Sales as Prescription Drug in Marketplace


  • Selpina Kurniasih Universitas Muhammadiyah A.R. Fachruddin
  • Yeni Sulistiawati Universitas Muhammadiyah A.R. Fachruddin



As an online trading platform, marketplace offers a wide range of pharmaceutical products that can be accessed easily and quickly. In fact, it is easy to find some prescription drugs, such as antibiotics in marketplace even without a doctor's prescription. This study aims to describe antibiotic sale as prescription drugs through the marketplace in 2022. This study used a descriptive approach that was carried out prospectively using observation sheets with a technique of total sampling data collection in June 2022. The results showed that there were countless numbers of antibiotic sales as prescription drugs through the marketplace, including the antibiotic class of tetracycline, penicillin, quinolones, cephalosporins, aminoglycosides and other groups. The dosage of drugs sold in the marketplace was provided in the forms of solutions, powders, tablets, capsules, injections, and ointments. The type of antibiotic that is most widely sold is pharmaceutical product with a trademark. All accounts that sell antibiotics in the marketplace are illegal accounts that do not have an official license to sell prescription drug products.




How to Cite

Kurniasih, S., & Sulistiawati, Y. (2022). Brief Overview of Antibiotic Sales as Prescription Drug in Marketplace. Proceedings of The International Halal Science and Technology Conference, 15(1), 24–31.