Amlodipine Besylate; Benazepril Hydrochloride

Drug Usage Statistics, United States, 2004 - 2014

Number of Prescriptions Over Time (2004 - 2014)

Rank of Top Drugs Over Time

"Rank" refers to the frequency that a given medication is prescribed within a calendar year compared to all other medications. A rank of "4" would indicate that the medication was the fourth most commonly prescribed medication.

Year Rank Change
2004 53 -
2005 57  4
2006 54  3
2007 51  3
2008 65  14
2009 60  5
Year Rank Change
2010 102  42
2011 131  29
2012 143  12
2013 103  40
2014 132  29

Patient Out-Of-Pocket Cost Over Time (2004 - 2014)

"Out-of-pocket" cost refers to the payment made by the patient (either cash price or the copay amount). This value does not include reimbursement from a third party payer (eg, Medicare or private insurance) and does not represent the total drug cost.

Usage Statistics of Related Drugs

Drug Name Total Prescriptions (2014)
Lisinopril 115,508,573
Amlodipine Besylate 63,722,510
Hydrochlorothiazide; Lisinopril 23,095,054
Enalapril Maleate 8,768,774
Ramipril 7,511,223
Benazepril Hydrochloride 7,389,230
Nifedipine 6,887,748
Amlodipine Besylate; Benazepril Hydrochloride (this drug) 5,450,572
Quinapril 3,276,074
Amlodipine; Valsartan 2,473,021
Fosinopril Sodium 1,634,531
Felodipine 1,387,678
Amlodipine Besylate; Olmesartan Medoxomil 1,016,996

Drug Synonyms

Drug synonyms are used during the sanitation and standardization process of "cleaning" the original data source (MEPS). Occassionally, brand names may be listed below that are no longer on the market or are very infrequently used.

Brand Name Synonyms
  • Amlodipine Besylate And Benazepril Hydrochloride
  • Lotrel
Generic Drug Synonyms and Salts
  • Amlodipine Besylate; Benazepril Hydrochloride

FDA Approval Information

Established Pharmacologic Class (EPC): Dihydropyridine Calcium Channel Blocker, Angiotensin Converting Enzyme Inhibitor
Initial FDA approval date: 3/3/1995
First FDA applicant: Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp
First dosage form: Capsule (oral)

Prescription data source: Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS) 2004-2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), Rockville, MD. ClinCalc DrugStats Database version 17.0. Read more about the ClinCalc DrugStats database.


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