Aripiprazole

Drug Usage Statistics, United States, 2008 - 2018

Aripiprazole Summary for 2018

Estimated number of prescriptions in the United States 7,406,248
Top drug rank #98 ( 14)
Average total drug cost $293.74 (USD)
Average out-of-pocket cost $16.24 (USD)

Number of Prescriptions Over Time (2008 - 2018)

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
2008 126  36
2009 99  27
2010 126  27
2011 110  16
2012 114  4
2013 113  1
Year Rank Change
2014 119  6
2015 133  14
2016 131  2
2017 112  19
2018 98  14

Drug Cost Over Time (2008 - 2018)

  • Total cost: The average total cost of the medication including the out-of-pocket cost (see below) plus the amount paid by other parties (Medicare, Medicaid, private insurance, Veterans Administration, TRICARE, other state/federal sources, Worker's compensation, and other miscellaneous sources)
  • Out-of-pocket cost: The average payment made by the patient which may include deductibles, coinsurance, copayments, or the cash price paid without insurance coverage.

Related Drugs

Drug Name Total Prescriptions (2018)
Quetiapine Fumarate 12,962,564
Aripiprazole (this drug) 7,406,248
Risperidone 3,909,622
Olanzapine 2,354,779
Lurasidone Hydrochloride 2,006,353
Ziprasidone 1,059,725

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
  • Abilify
  • Abilify Maintena Kit
  • Abilify Mycite Kit
Generic Drug Synonyms and Salts
  • Aripiprazole

FDA Approval Information

Established Pharmacologic Class (EPC): Atypical Antipsychotic
Initial FDA approval date: 11/15/2002
First FDA applicant: Rx
First dosage form: Tablet (oral)

Prescription data source: Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS) 2008-2018. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), Rockville, MD. ClinCalc DrugStats Database version 21.0. Read more about the ClinCalc DrugStats database.

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