Haloperidol

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 314 -
2005 388  74
2006 441  53
2007 343  98
2008 376  33
2009 433  57
Year Rank Change
2010 294  139
2011 374  80
2012 368  6
2013 295  73
2014 298  3

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)
Haloperidol (this drug) 1,392,215

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
  • Haldol
  • Haldol Solutab
Generic Drug Synonyms and Salts
  • Haloperidol

FDA Approval Information

Established Pharmacologic Class (EPC): Typical Antipsychotic
Initial FDA approval date: Prior to January 1, 1982
First FDA applicant: Ortho Mcneil Pharmaceutical
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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