Propafenone

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 344 -
2005 424  80
2006 280  144
2007 336  56
2008 431  95
2009 393  38
Year Rank Change
2010 392  1
2011 438  46
2012 421  17
2013 273  148
2014 256  17

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)
Lidocaine 3,203,739
Amiodarone Hydrochloride 3,132,328
Sotalol Hydrochloride 2,068,570
Flecainide Acetate 1,405,420
Dronedarone 545,222
Chondroitin Sulfate Sodium (Bovine); Capsaicin; Lidocaine; Glucosamine 263,451

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
  • Rythmol
  • Rythmol SR
Generic Drug Synonyms and Salts
  • Propafenone Hydrochloride
  • Propafenone

FDA Approval Information

Established Pharmacologic Class (EPC): Antiarrhythmic
Initial FDA approval date: 11/27/1989
First FDA applicant: Rx
First dosage form: Tablet (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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