Atenolol; Chlorthalidone

Drug Usage Statistics, United States, 2006 - 2016

Number of Prescriptions Over Time (2006 - 2016)

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
2006 221  30
2007 204  17
2008 108  96
2009 139  31
2010 166  27
2011 137  29
Year Rank Change
2012 121  16
2013 176  55
2014 158  18
2015 280  122
2016 262  18

Patient Out-Of-Pocket Cost Over Time (2006 - 2016)

"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 (2016)
Metoprolol 74,019,646
Atenolol 26,739,323
Carvedilol 23,338,867
Propranolol Hydrochloride 18,416,025
Nebivolol Hydrochloride 5,686,450
Chlorthalidone 3,551,730
Dorzolamide Hydrochloride; Timolol Maleate 2,794,086
Labetalol 2,147,725
Atenolol; Chlorthalidone (this drug) 1,690,331
Bisoprolol Fumarate 1,473,455
Nadolol 1,453,528
Bisoprolol Fumarate; Hydrochlorothiazide 1,114,559

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
  • Atenolol And Chlorthalidone
  • Tenoretic 100
  • Tenoretic 50
Generic Drug Synonyms and Salts
  • Atenolol; Chlorthalidone

FDA Approval Information

Established Pharmacologic Class (EPC): beta-Adrenergic Blocker, Thiazide-like Diuretic
Initial FDA approval date: 6/8/1984
First FDA applicant: Rx
First dosage form: Tablet (oral)

Prescription data source: Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS) 2006-2016. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), Rockville, MD. ClinCalc DrugStats Database version 19.0. Read more about the ClinCalc DrugStats database.

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