Bimatoprost

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 229 -
2005 206  23
2006 234  28
2007 185  49
2008 249  64
2009 217  32
Year Rank Change
2010 230  13
2011 220  10
2012 220 0
2013 207  13
2014 214  7

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)
Latanoprost 7,594,871
Travoprost 3,735,625
Bimatoprost (this drug) 2,818,964

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
  • Latisse
  • Lumigan
Generic Drug Synonyms and Salts
  • Bimatoprost

FDA Approval Information

Established Pharmacologic Class (EPC): Prostaglandin Analog
Initial FDA approval date: 3/16/2001
First FDA applicant: Allergan Inc
First dosage form: Solution/Drops (ophthalmic)

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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