Emtricitabine; Tenofovir Disoproxil Fumarate

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
2005 468 -
2006 334  134
2007 469  135
2008 522  53
Year Rank Change
2009 476  46
2010 347  129
2011 316  31
2012 426  110
2015 264 -

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)
Emtricitabine; Tenofovir Disoproxil Fumarate (this drug) 1,846,324
Entecavir 169,734

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
  • Emtricitabine And Tenofovir Disoproxil Fumarate
  • Truvada
Generic Drug Synonyms and Salts
  • Tenofovir Disoproxil Fumarate; Emtricitabine
  • Emtricitabine; Tenofovir Disoproxil Fumarate

FDA Approval Information

Established Pharmacologic Class (EPC): Human Immunodeficiency Virus Nucleoside Analog Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitor, Hepatitis B Virus Nucleoside Analog Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitor
Initial FDA approval date: 8/2/2004
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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