Ipratropium

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 151 -
2005 150  1
2006 192  42
2007 240  48
2008 236  4
2009 247  11
Year Rank Change
2010 232  15
2011 227  5
2012 226  1
2013 187  39
2014 193  6

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)
Tiotropium 11,046,497
Albuterol Sulfate; Ipratropium Bromide 4,445,835
Benztropine Mesylate 4,023,387
Ipratropium (this drug) 3,256,722
Dicyclomine Hydrochloride 2,962,065
Scopolamine 322,195

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
  • Atrovent
  • Atrovent Hfa
Generic Drug Synonyms and Salts
  • Ipratropium Bromide
  • Ipratropium Bromide Anhydrous
  • Ipratropium

FDA Approval Information

Established Pharmacologic Class (EPC): Anticholinergic
Initial FDA approval date: 12/29/1986
First FDA applicant: Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals Inc
First dosage form: Aerosol, Metered (inhalation)

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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