Trazodone Hydrochloride

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 52 -
2005 48  4
2006 48 0
2007 54  6
2008 59  5
2009 54  5
Year Rank Change
2010 42  12
2011 42 0
2012 33  9
2013 33 0
2014 28  5

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)
Sertraline Hydrochloride 37,723,879
Citalopram 29,737,922
Trazodone Hydrochloride (this drug) 25,521,675
Fluoxetine Hydrochloride 23,867,189
Escitalopram Oxalate 19,639,202
Paroxetine 15,020,666

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
  • Desyrel
  • Oleptro
  • Trialodine
Generic Drug Synonyms and Salts
  • Trazodone Hydrochloride

FDA Approval Information

Established Pharmacologic Class (EPC): Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitor
Initial FDA approval date: Prior to January 1, 1982
First FDA applicant: Pragma Pharmaceuticals Llc
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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