Loratadine

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 110 -
2005 114  4
2006 113  1
2007 93  20
2008 91  2
2009 105  14
Year Rank Change
2010 92  13
2011 99  7
2012 92  7
2013 80  12
2014 76  4

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
  • Alavert
  • Children's Claritin
  • Claritin
  • Claritin Hives Relief
  • Claritin Hives Relief Reditab
  • Claritin Reditabs
  • Loratadine Redidose
Generic Drug Synonyms and Salts
  • Loratadine

FDA Approval Information

Established Pharmacologic Class (EPC): N/A
Initial FDA approval date: 11/27/2002
First FDA applicant: Bayer Healthcare Llc
First dosage form: Syrup (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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