Amlodipine Besylate; Benazepril Hydrochloride

Drug Usage Statistics, United States, 2007 - 2017

Number of Prescriptions Over Time (2007 - 2017)

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
2007 51  3
2008 65  14
2009 60  5
2010 102  42
2011 131  29
2012 143  12
Year Rank Change
2013 103  40
2014 132  29
2015 110  22
2016 140  30
2017 160  20

Patient Out-Of-Pocket Cost Over Time (2007 - 2017)

"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 (2017)
Lisinopril 104,779,319
Amlodipine 72,508,879
Hydrochlorothiazide; Lisinopril 16,687,919
Benazepril Hydrochloride 7,163,351
Nifedipine 6,213,121
Enalapril Maleate 6,121,954
Ramipril 5,318,556
Amlodipine Besylate; Benazepril Hydrochloride (this drug) 3,896,258
Quinapril 1,536,944
Benazepril Hydrochloride; Hydrochlorothiazide 844,857

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
  • Amlodipine Besylate And Benazepril Hydrochloride
  • Lotrel
Generic Drug Synonyms and Salts
  • Amlodipine Besylate; Benazepril Hydrochloride

FDA Approval Information

Established Pharmacologic Class (EPC): Dihydropyridine Calcium Channel Blocker, Angiotensin Converting Enzyme Inhibitor
Initial FDA approval date: 3/3/1995
First FDA applicant: Rx
First dosage form: Capsule (oral)

Prescription data source: Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS) 2007-2017. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), Rockville, MD. ClinCalc DrugStats Database version 20.1. Read more about the ClinCalc DrugStats database.


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