Prochlorperazine

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
2004 316 -
2005 259  57
2006 303  44
2007 308  5
2008 263  45
2009 309  46
Year Rank Change
2010 360  51
2011 336  24
2012 281  55
2013 337  56
2014 320  17
2015 297  23

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)
Promethazine Hydrochloride 5,120,845
Prochlorperazine (this drug) 1,444,153
Codeine Phosphate; Promethazine Hydrochloride 991,289
Dextromethorphan Hydrobromide; Promethazine Hydrochloride 914,940

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
  • Compazine
  • Compro
  • Prochlorperazine
  • Procomp
Generic Drug Synonyms and Salts
  • Prochlorperazine Maleate
  • Prochlorperazine

FDA Approval Information

Established Pharmacologic Class (EPC): Phenothiazine
Initial FDA approval date: Prior to January 1, 1982
First FDA applicant: Discn
First dosage form: Capsule, Extended Release (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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