Benazepril Hydrochloride

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
2004 98 -
2005 96  2
2006 97  1
2007 115  18
2008 93  22
2009 104  11
Year Rank Change
2010 97  7
2011 87  10
2012 79  8
2013 100  21
2014 101  1
2015 119  18

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)
Lisinopril 112,923,790
Hydrochlorothiazide; Lisinopril 22,027,209
Enalapril Maleate 9,191,299
Amlodipine Besylate; Benazepril Hydrochloride 6,485,664
Benazepril Hydrochloride (this drug) 6,118,658
Ramipril 6,031,523
Quinapril 2,596,752
Benazepril Hydrochloride; Hydrochlorothiazide 1,030,026

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
  • Lotensin
Generic Drug Synonyms and Salts
  • Benazepril Hydrochloride

FDA Approval Information

Established Pharmacologic Class (EPC): Angiotensin Converting Enzyme Inhibitor
Initial FDA approval date: 6/25/1991
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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