Relative cost of antibiotics per day

formulary drugs included

Drug Usual daily dose $/day
Ampicillin 3gm $
Ampicillin/sulbactam 12gm $$
Cefadroxil 1000mg $
Cefazolin 3gm $$
Ceftriaxone 1gm $
Cefepime 4gm $$
Ciprofloxacin IV 800mg $
Clindamycin 1800mg $$
Daptomycin 500mg $$$$
Ertapenem 1gm $$$$
Gentamicin 500mg $
Imipenem 1500mg $$$$
Levofloxacin 750mg $
Linezolid 1200mg $$$$
Pip/taz 10.125gm $$
Rifampin 600mg $$$
Tigecycline 100mg $$$$
Tobramycin 500mg $
TMP/SMX IV 700mg $$
  • $=0.00 – 10.00/d
  • $$=10.01 – 20.00/d
  • $$$=20.01 – 30.00/d
  • $$$$= >30.01/d