Tolterodine Tartrate

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 136 -
2005 109  27
2006 98  11
2007 103  5
2008 125  22
2009 157  32
Year Rank Change
2010 186  29
2011 204  18
2012 231  27
2013 264  33
2014 255  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)
Solifenacin Succinate 2,127,859
Tolterodine Tartrate (this drug) 2,114,059

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
  • Detrol
  • Detrol LA
Generic Drug Synonyms and Salts
  • Tolterodine Tartrate

FDA Approval Information

Established Pharmacologic Class (EPC): Cholinergic Muscarinic Antagonist
Initial FDA approval date: 3/25/1998
First FDA applicant: Pharmacia And Upjohn Co
First dosage form: Tablet (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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