Hydrochlorothiazide; Olmesartan Medoxomil

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 265 -
2005 164  101
2006 148  16
2007 122  26
2008 118  4
2009 141  23
Year Rank Change
2010 145  4
2011 169  24
2012 184  15
2013 194  10
2014 262  68

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 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
  • Benicar Hct
  • Olmesartan Medoxomil And Hydrochlorothiazide
Generic Drug Synonyms and Salts
  • Olmesartan Medoxomil; Hydrochlorothiazide
  • Hydrochlorothiazide; Olmesartan Medoxomil

FDA Approval Information

Established Pharmacologic Class (EPC): N/A
Initial FDA approval date: 6/5/2003
First FDA applicant: Daiichi Sankyo Inc
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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