Fosinopril Sodium

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 132 -
2005 138  6
2006 149  11
2007 159  10
2008 190  31
2009 183  7
Year Rank Change
2010 271  88
2011 358  87
2012 292  66
2013 259  33
2014 279  20

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)
Lisinopril 115,508,573
Hydrochlorothiazide; Lisinopril 23,095,054
Enalapril Maleate 8,768,774
Ramipril 7,511,223
Benazepril Hydrochloride 7,389,230
Amlodipine Besylate; Benazepril Hydrochloride 5,450,572
Quinapril 3,276,074
Fosinopril Sodium (this drug) 1,634,531

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
  • Monopril
Generic Drug Synonyms and Salts
  • Fosinopril Sodium

FDA Approval Information

Established Pharmacologic Class (EPC): Angiotensin Converting Enzyme Inhibitor
Initial FDA approval date: 5/16/1991
First FDA applicant: Bristol Myers Squibb Co Pharmaceutical Research Institute
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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