TABLE 4 Compliance-Enhancing Ranking of Antibiotic Suspensions STRONGLY COMPLIANCE-ENHANCING * Amoxicillin * Cefdinir (Omnicef) * Loracarbef (Lorabid
) * Cefaclor (Ceclor) * Cefixime (Suprax) MODERATELY COMPLIANCE-ENHANCING * Cefprozil (Cefzil) * Ceftibuten (Cedax) EQUIVOCAL COMPLIANCE-ENHANCING * Azithromycin (Zithromax) NOT COMPLIANCE-ENHANCING * Amoxicillin-clavulanate (Augmentin) * Erythromycin-sulfasoxazole (Pediazole) * TMP-SMX (Bactrim or Septra) DISCOURAGES COMPLIANCE * Cefpodoxime (Vantin) * Cefuroxime (Ceftin) * Clarithromycin (Biaxin) TMP-SMX, trimethoprim sulfamethoxazole Sources: Adapted from Steele RW, et al.
* Eli Lilly and Co.'s major products include Prozac (an antidepressant), Axid (antiulcer), Kefzol, Ceclor, Lorabid
(antibiotics), Zyprexa (schizophrenia), Humatrope (human growth hormone), Humulin (insulin), Reopro (angioplasty) and Evista (osteoporosis).
In another instance, second-generation cephalosporin antibiotics on the approved list include Cefaclor, Cefaclor ER, Ceftin, Cefzil, Ceptaz, and Rocephin, while Ceclor CD, Ceclor, Cefotan, and Lorabid
must receive authorization.
In another instance, second-generation cephalosporin antibiotics on the state's approved list include Cefaclor, Cefaclor ER, Ceftin, Cefril, Ceptaz, and Rocephin, while Cedor CD, Ceclor, Cefotan, and Lorabid
must receive prior authorization.
Michigan's prior authorization list, for example, allows second-generation cephalosporin antibiotics Cefaclor, Cefaclor ER, Ceftin, Cefzil, Ceptaz, and Rocephin without prior authorization, while Ceclor CD, Ceclor, Cefotan, and Lorabid
must receive authorization.
 Amoxicillin 01 Amoxicillin and Clavulanic Acid (Augmentin) 02 Azithromycin (Zithromax) 03 Cafaclor (Ceclor) 04 Cefixime (Suprax) 05 Cefpodoxime (Vantin) 06 Cefprozil (Cefzil) 07 Cetriaxone (Rocephin) 08 Clarithromycin (Biaxin) 09 Erythromycin and Sulfisoxazone (Pediazole) 10 Loracarbef (Lorabid
) 11 Trimethoprim and Sulfamethoxazole (Bactrim, Septra) 12 Other 13 No Data 99
(7.) Lilly's earnings in the 1999 period include a $67.8 million onetime gain for the sale of Lorabid
(23) Successful brands introduced since 1990 with substantial use by the elderly include Floxin and Lorabid
, while sales of other older brands such as Ceftin and Cipro (introduced in 1987) have also grown substantially.
At its 140-acre, 85-building site, Clinton Laboratories makes antibiotics such as Ceclor, Keftabl and Lorabid
, as well as animal-health products such as Montban, Rumensin and Tylan.
Amoxicillin/clavulanate * Augmentin Azithromycin * Zithromax Cefdinir * Omnicef Cefixime * Suprax Cefpodoxime * Vantin Cefprozil * Cefzil Ceftriaxone * Rocephin Cefuroxime * Ceftin Clarithromycin * Biaxin Erythromycin-sulfisoxazole * Eryzole, Pediazole Gatifloxacin * Tequin Levofloxacin * Levaquin Loracarbef * Lorabid
Telithromycin * Ketek TMP-SMZ * Bactrim, Cotrim, Septra, Sulfatrim
A total of 4,782 children were randomized to treatment with 10 days of penicillin, or 5 days of amoxicillin and potassium clavulanate (Augmentin), ceftibuten (Cedax), cefuroxime axetil (Ceftin), loracarbef (Lorabid
), clarithromycin (Biaxin), or erythromycin.
(10.)Eli Lilly and Co.'s earnings in the 1999 period included a $67.8 million onetime gain for the sale of Lorabid