Baclofen

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 190  1
2008 178  12
2009 184  6
2010 178  6
2011 162  16
2012 147  15
Year Rank Change
2013 151  4
2014 146  5
2015 138  8
2016 124  14
2017 140  16

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)
Zolpidem Tartrate 15,899,894
Baclofen (this drug) 4,587,436

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
  • Gablofen
  • Kemstro
  • Lioresal
  • Ozobax
Generic Drug Synonyms and Salts
  • Baclofen

FDA Approval Information

Established Pharmacologic Class (EPC): gamma-Aminobutyric Acid-ergic Agonist
Initial FDA approval date: Prior to January 1, 1982
First FDA applicant: Discn
First dosage form: Tablet (oral)

Prescription data source: Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS) 2007-2017. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), Rockville, MD. ClinCalc DrugStats Database version 20.0. Read more about the ClinCalc DrugStats database.

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