Description: Data on oral antibiotic prescriptions dispensed to outpatients in U.S. community pharmacies.
Dates: 2011-2015 (updated October 2017)
Source: Xponent database from QuintilesIMS (Danbury, Connecticut).
Federal healthcare facilities and pharmacies were not included.
Reported antibiotic classes:
The national data includes 10 antibiotic classes; the state data includes 4 common antibiotic classes such as:
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