Relative cost of antibiotics per day

formulary drugs included

DrugUsual daily dose$/day
Ampicillin3gm$
Ampicillin/sulbactam12gm$$
Cefadroxil1000mg$
Cefazolin3gm$$
Ceftriaxone1gm$
Cefepime4gm$$
Ciprofloxacin IV800mg$
Clindamycin1800mg$$
Daptomycin500mg$$$$
Ertapenem1gm$$$$
Gentamicin500mg$
Imipenem1500mg$$$$
Levofloxacin750mg$
Linezolid1200mg$$$$
Pip/taz10.125gm$$
Rifampin600mg$$$
Tigecycline100mg$$$$
Tobramycin500mg$
TMP/SMX IV700mg$$
  • $=0.00 – 10.00/d
  • $$=10.01 – 20.00/d
  • $$$=20.01 – 30.00/d
  • $$$$= >30.01/d