Aminoglycoside Antibacterial

Established Pharmacologic Class (EPC) Comparison, United States, 2015

Total Prescriptions in (2015)

Drug Name Total Prescriptions (2015) Percent Share
Tobramycin 1,054,543 34.2%
Neomycin; Polymyxin B; Hydrocortisone 651,318 21.1%
Dexamethasone; Neomycin Sulfate; Polymyxin B Sulfate 466,524 15.1%
Gentamicin 460,793 14.9%
Dexamethasone; Tobramycin 453,877 14.7%

Prescription data source: Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS) 2005-2015. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), Rockville, MD. ClinCalc DrugStats Database version 18.0. Read more about the ClinCalc DrugStats database.


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