Levofloxacin

Drug Usage Statistics, United States, 2004 - 2014

Number of Prescriptions Over Time (2004 - 2014)

Rank of Top Drugs Over Time

"Rank" refers to the frequency that a given medication is prescribed within a calendar year compared to all other medications. A rank of "4" would indicate that the medication was the fourth most commonly prescribed medication.

Year Rank Change
2004 142 -
2005 118  24
2006 127  9
2007 120  7
2008 132  12
2009 154  22
Year Rank Change
2010 187  33
2011 198  11
2012 191  7
2013 160  31
2014 136  24

Patient Out-Of-Pocket Cost Over Time (2004 - 2014)

"Out-of-pocket" cost refers to the payment made by the patient (either cash price or the copay amount). This value does not include reimbursement from a third party payer (eg, Medicare or private insurance) and does not represent the total drug cost.

Usage Statistics of Related Drugs

Drug Synonyms

Drug synonyms are used during the sanitation and standardization process of "cleaning" the original data source (MEPS). Occassionally, brand names may be listed below that are no longer on the market or are very infrequently used.

Brand Name Synonyms
  • Iquix
  • Levaquin
  • Levaquin IN Dextrose 5% IN Plastic Container
  • Levofloxacin IN Dextrose 5% IN Plastic Container
  • Quixin
Generic Drug Synonyms and Salts
  • Levofloxacin

FDA Approval Information

Established Pharmacologic Class (EPC): N/A
Initial FDA approval date: 12/20/1996
First FDA applicant: Janssen Pharmaceuticals Inc
First dosage form: Injectable (injection)

Prescription data source: Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS) 2004-2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), Rockville, MD. ClinCalc DrugStats Database version 17.0. Read more about the ClinCalc DrugStats database.

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