Amoxicillin; Clavulanate Potassium

Drug Usage Statistics, United States, 2006 - 2016

Number of Prescriptions Over Time (2006 - 2016)

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
2006 151  28
2007 148  3
2008 137  11
2009 134  3
2010 165  31
2011 143  22
Year Rank Change
2012 148  5
2013 124  24
2014 113  11
2015 78  35
2016 114  36

Patient Out-Of-Pocket Cost Over Time (2006 - 2016)

"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 Name Total Prescriptions (2016)
Amoxicillin 28,117,285
Amoxicillin; Clavulanate Potassium (this drug) 6,579,604
Ampicillin 246,390

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: Rx
First dosage form: For Suspension (oral)

Prescription data source: Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS) 2006-2016. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), Rockville, MD. ClinCalc DrugStats Database version 19.0. Read more about the ClinCalc DrugStats database.

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