Amoxicillin; Clavulanate Potassium

Drug Usage Statistics, United States, 2008 - 2018

Amoxicillin; Clavulanate Potassium Summary for 2018

Estimated number of prescriptions in the United States 7,974,978
Top drug rank #95 ( 21)
Average total drug cost $33.99 (USD)
Average out-of-pocket cost $7.46 (USD)

Number of Prescriptions Over Time (2008 - 2018)

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
2008 137  11
2009 134  3
2010 165  31
2011 143  22
2012 148  5
2013 124  24
Year Rank Change
2014 113  11
2015 78  35
2016 114  36
2017 116  2
2018 95  21

Drug Cost Over Time (2008 - 2018)

  • Total cost: The average total cost of the medication including the out-of-pocket cost (see below) plus the amount paid by other parties (Medicare, Medicaid, private insurance, Veterans Administration, TRICARE, other state/federal sources, Worker's compensation, and other miscellaneous sources)
  • Out-of-pocket cost: The average payment made by the patient which may include deductibles, coinsurance, copayments, or the cash price paid without insurance coverage.

Related Drugs

Drug Name Total Prescriptions (2018)
Amoxicillin 31,371,676
Amoxicillin; Clavulanate Potassium (this drug) 7,974,978
Ampicillin 300,088

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
  • Amoxicillin And Clavulanate Potassium
  • Augmentin '125'
  • Augmentin '200'
  • Augmentin '250'
  • Augmentin '400'
  • Augmentin '500'
  • Augmentin '875'
  • Augmentin ES-600
  • Augmentin XR
Generic Drug Synonyms and Salts
  • Clavulanate Potassium; Amoxicillin
  • Amoxicillin; Clavulanate Potassium

FDA Approval Information

Established Pharmacologic Class (EPC): Penicillin-class Antibacterial, beta Lactamase Inhibitor
Initial FDA approval date: 8/6/1984
First FDA applicant: Discn
First dosage form: Tablet (oral)

Prescription data source: Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS) 2008-2018. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), Rockville, MD. ClinCalc DrugStats Database version 21.1. Read more about the ClinCalc DrugStats database.

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