Amlodipine Besylate; Olmesartan Medoxomil

Drug Usage Statistics, United States, 2005 - 2015

Number of Prescriptions Over Time (2005 - 2015)

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
2008 430 -
2009 293  137
2010 252  41
2011 290  38
Year Rank Change
2012 287  3
2013 282  5
2014 331  49
2015 278  53

Patient Out-Of-Pocket Cost Over Time (2005 - 2015)

"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 (2015)
Amlodipine Besylate 70,986,227
Losartan Potassium 46,983,234
Hydrochlorothiazide; Losartan Potassium 14,262,498
Valsartan 7,865,273
Amlodipine Besylate; Benazepril Hydrochloride 6,485,664
Nifedipine 5,903,051
Hydrochlorothiazide; Valsartan 5,839,790
Irbesartan 4,104,291
Olmesartan Medoxomil 3,333,072
Amlodipine Besylate; Olmesartan Medoxomil (this drug) 1,640,937
Amlodipine; Valsartan 1,372,336
Telmisartan 1,305,974
Felodipine 940,399

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 And Olmesartan Medoxomil
  • Azor
Generic Drug Synonyms and Salts
  • Amlodipine Besylate; Olmesartan Medoxomil

FDA Approval Information

Established Pharmacologic Class (EPC): Dihydropyridine Calcium Channel Blocker, Angiotensin 2 Receptor Blocker
Initial FDA approval date: 9/26/2007
First FDA applicant: Rx
First dosage form: Tablet (oral)

Prescription data source: Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS) 2005-2015. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), Rockville, MD. ClinCalc DrugStats Database version 18.0. Read more about the ClinCalc DrugStats database.


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