Table 10.

Expenditures for Otitis Media-related Antibiotic Fills Prescribed to All Children <13 Years of Age Enrolled Continuously or Discontinuously in Colorado Medicaid During 1991 and 1992

Fills%Expenditures ($)%
Antibiotic
 Amoxicillin46 09446.6184 735  9.2
 Cefactor17 12417.3888 890  44.3
 Trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole13 31013.488 618  4.4
 Amoxicillin/clavulanate68867.0384 938  19.2
 Erythromycin/sulfisoxazole66296.7142 512  7.1
 Cefixime57315.8273 346  13.6
 Sulfisoxazole14431.522 585  1.1
 Erythromycin7780.88822  0.4
 Cephalexin7350.710 254  0.5
 Ampicillin2330.21145  0.1
 Ciprofloxacin80.0467  0.0
 Tetracycline50.011  0.0
Total98 976100.02 006 372  100.0