Hydrochlorothiazide; Losartan Potassium

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 116 -
2005 125  9
2006 115  10
2007 110  5
2008 100  10
2009 120  20
Year Rank Change
2010 138  18
2011 112  26
2012 76  36
2013 62  14
2014 61  1

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)
Hydrochlorothiazide 50,428,399
Losartan Potassium 37,330,150
Hydrochlorothiazide; Lisinopril 23,095,054
Hydrochlorothiazide; Losartan Potassium (this drug) 14,028,830
Hydrochlorothiazide; Triamterene 10,970,465
Valsartan 8,880,977
Hydrochlorothiazide; Valsartan 6,148,008
Olmesartan Medoxomil 4,016,252
Irbesartan 2,889,039
Bisoprolol Fumarate; Hydrochlorothiazide 2,885,296
Amlodipine; Valsartan 2,473,021
Telmisartan 1,333,237
Amlodipine Besylate; Olmesartan Medoxomil 1,016,996

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
  • Hyzaar
  • Losartan Potassium And Hydrochlorothiazide
Generic Drug Synonyms and Salts
  • Losartan Potassium; Hydrochlorothiazide
  • Hydrochlorothiazide; Losartan Potassium

FDA Approval Information

Established Pharmacologic Class (EPC): Angiotensin 2 Receptor Blocker, Thiazide Diuretic
Initial FDA approval date: 4/28/1995
First FDA applicant: Merck Sharp And Dohme Corp
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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