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Table 3 Drugs with the highest number of misspelt variations

From: Combining string and phonetic similarity matching to identify misspelt names of drugs in medical records written in Portuguese

Drug nameNumber of similar wordsInexact Phonetic MatchF1-Score when using only string match
  PrecisionRecallF1ED≤1ED≤2ED≤3ED≤4
Propanolol520.9600.9790.9670.3100.8190.9450.955
Glibenclamida491.0001.0001.0000.8290.9560.9550.961
Anlodipino490.9130.9760.9440.6120.9380.9520.942
Medroxiprogesterona471.0000.9140.9550.7630.8810.9550.927
Metoclopramida461.0000.9770.9890.7500.9770.9650.964
Loratadina460.8370.9470.8890.7740.9730.9630.955
Dexametasona451.0000.8000.8890.6150.9150.9540.952
Furosemida430.9631.0000.9810.8441.0000.9760.961
Prednisona421.0000.8780.9350.7300.9520.9760.956
Hidroclorotiazida411.0000.9750.9870.7760.9620.9520.940
Diclofenaco410.9230.9470.9350.8120.9140.9500.912
Ciprofloxacino371.0000.9180.9580.5200.8780.9350.922
Espironolactona361.0001.0001.0000.7140.9410.9480.962
Salbutamol361.0000.9720.9860.8190.9560.9760.943
Clonazepam341.0001.0001.0000.6920.9690.9610.939
Beclometasona331.0000.9670.9840.7770.9350.9610.921
Dexclorfeniramina311.0000.9030.9490.7080.8720.9600.959
Metronidazol300.9650.9650.9650.8160.9640.9420.926
Prednisolona300.9650.9650.9650.7390.9250.9760.966
Isossorbida290.9631.0000.9810.7610.9600.9570.936
Average F1-score0.9630.7180.9340.9580.945
  1. The best F1 score is highlighted for each drug