Baclofen

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 198 -
2005 228  30
2006 189  39
2007 190  1
2008 178  12
2009 185  7
Year Rank Change
2010 178  7
2011 162  16
2012 147  15
2013 151  4
2014 146  5

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)
Zolpidem Tartrate 22,399,741
Baclofen (this drug) 4,764,198

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
  • Gablofen
  • Kemstro
  • Lioresal
Generic Drug Synonyms and Salts
  • Baclofen

FDA Approval Information

Established Pharmacologic Class (EPC): gamma-Aminobutyric Acid-ergic Agonist
Initial FDA approval date: Prior to January 1, 1982
First FDA applicant: Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp
First dosage form: Tablet (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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