Omega-3-acid Ethyl Esters

Drug Usage Statistics, United States, 2005 - 2015

Number of Prescriptions Over Time (2005 - 2015)

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
2005 561 -
2006 351  210
2007 276  75
2008 203  73
2009 151  52
2010 173  22
Year Rank Change
2011 155  18
2012 136  19
2013 165  29
2014 140  25
2015 153  13

Patient Out-Of-Pocket Cost Over Time (2005 - 2015)

"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 (2015)
Omega-3-acid Ethyl Esters (this drug) 4,310,586

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
  • Lovaza
Generic Drug Synonyms and Salts
  • Omega-3-acid Ethyl Esters

FDA Approval Information

Established Pharmacologic Class (EPC): Omega-3 Fatty Acid
Initial FDA approval date: 11/10/2004
First FDA applicant: Rx
First dosage form: Capsule (oral)

Prescription data source: Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS) 2005-2015. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), Rockville, MD. ClinCalc DrugStats Database version 18.0. Read more about the ClinCalc DrugStats database.

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