Benzoyl Peroxide; Clindamycin

Drug Usage Statistics, United States, 2013 - 2019

Benzoyl Peroxide; Clindamycin Summary for 2019

Top drug rank #383 ( 10)
Estimated number of prescriptions in the United States (2019) 466,106
Estimated number of patients in the United States (2019) 188,617
 
Average total drug cost (USD)  
Per prescription $361.69
Per day of therapy $13.68/day
Average out-of-pocket cost (USD)  
Per prescription $31.21
Per day of therapy $1.82/day

Total Prescriptions and Patients Per Year (2013 - 2019)

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
2013 335  119
2014 373  38
2015 394  21
Year Rank Change
2016 361  33
2018 393 -
2019 383  10

Drug Cost Over Time (2013 - 2019)

  • Cost Per Prescription Fill: Average cost per filled prescription regardless of how many days of therapy the prescription is filled for (e.g. 10 days, 30 days, 90 days, etc.)
  • Cost per Day of Therapy: The average cost per prescription fill divided by the days of therapy. For example, a 10-day antibiotic course costing $30 would be $3 per day. Similarly, a 30-day supply of an oral antihypetensive costing $30 would be $1 per day.

  • 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.

Cost Per Prescription Fill (USD)

Cost Per Day of Therapy (USD/day)

Distribution of Dispensed Dosage Forms (2019)

Dosage Form Strength % of Dispensed Products
Gel 1/5 %/% 100.0%

Distribution of Days Supplied (2019)

"Days supply" is defined as the number of days that a prescription should last. For example, a prescription of 60 tablets that is taken twice daily has a day supply of 30 days.

Related Drugs

Drug Name Total Prescriptions (2019)
Clindamycin 5,588,598
Benzoyl Peroxide; Clindamycin (this drug) 466,107

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
  • Acanya
  • Benzaclin
  • Clindamycin Phosphate And Benzoyl Peroxide
  • Duac
  • Onexton
  • Neuac
Generic Drug Synonyms and Salts
  • Benzoyl Peroxide; Clindamycin Phosphate
  • Clindamycin Phosphate; Benzoyl Peroxide
  • Clindamycin; Benzoyl Peroxide
  • Benzoyl Peroxide; Clindamycin

FDA Approval Information

Established Pharmacologic Class (EPC): Lincosamide Antibacterial
Initial FDA approval date: 12/21/2000
First FDA applicant: Rx
First dosage form: Gel (topical)

Prescription data source: Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS) 2013-2019. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), Rockville, MD. ClinCalc DrugStats Database version 2021.10. Read more about the ClinCalc DrugStats database.

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