Temazepam

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 172 -
2005 127  45
2006 146  19
2007 117  29
2008 138  21
2009 169  31
Year Rank Change
2010 164  5
2011 151  13
2012 157  6
2013 135  22
2014 144  9

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)
Alprazolam 28,897,889
Clonazepam 21,068,438
Lorazepam 15,947,170
Diazepam 9,134,522
Temazepam (this drug) 4,796,392

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
  • Restoril
  • Temaz
Generic Drug Synonyms and Salts
  • Temazepam

FDA Approval Information

Established Pharmacologic Class (EPC): Benzodiazepine
Initial FDA approval date: Prior to January 1, 1982
First FDA applicant: Mallinckrodt Inc
First dosage form: Capsule (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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