Atovaquone; Proguanil Hydrochloride

Drug Usage Statistics, United States, 2008 - 2018

Atovaquone; Proguanil Hydrochloride Summary for 2018

Estimated number of prescriptions in the United States 297,388
Top drug rank #404 (no previous rank)
Average total drug cost $104.78 (USD)
Average out-of-pocket cost $19.7 (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 599  151
2009 568  31
2010 600  32
2011 588  12
Year Rank Change
2012 692  104
2015 371 -
2018 404 -

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)
Hydroxychloroquine 5,406,191
Atovaquone; Proguanil Hydrochloride (this drug) 297,388

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
  • Atovaquone And Proguanil Hydrochloride
  • Malarone
  • Malarone Pediatric
Generic Drug Synonyms and Salts
  • Atovaquone; Proguanil Hydrochloride

FDA Approval Information

Established Pharmacologic Class (EPC): Antimalarial, Antiprotozoal
Initial FDA approval date: 7/14/2000
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 21.1. Read more about the ClinCalc DrugStats database.

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