Table 5.

Percentage Distribution of Antibiotic Fills According to Visit

1991–1992Follow-up Visits
Index
Visit %
UAOM*
%
1st
%
2st
%
3rd
%
4th
%
5th
%
6th
%
7th
%
8th
%
Antibiotic
 Amoxicillin65.78.045.844.433.426.424.219.718.318.3
 Cefaclor12.025.516.616.318.019.017.017.314.616.4
 Trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole9.132.512.616.117.320.119.120.326.422.0
 Erythromycin/sulfisoxazole5.613.57.67.69.68.710.110.07.37.6
 Amoxicillin/clavulanate3.48.06.06.08.010.812.012.411.412.1
 Cefixime3.010.56.06.69.68.410.711.913.116.3
 Other1.12.05.63.04.16.66.98.38.97.3
Total antibiotic fills14 519  19583860442824241500893515335170
  • * UAOM is the visit with unresponsive acute otitis media when an antibiotic was changed within 24 days.

  • Additional antibiotics, each prescribed at fewer than 1% of the visits.