Benztropine Mesylate

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 282  36
2007 227  55
2008 231  4
2009 249  18
2010 265  16
2011 288  23
Year Rank Change
2012 244  44
2013 237  7
2014 166  71
2015 213  47
2016 211  2

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)
Tiotropium 8,306,843
Hydroxyzine 8,082,371
Albuterol Sulfate; Ipratropium Bromide 3,774,881
Dicyclomine Hydrochloride 3,502,152
Ipratropium 3,400,104
Benztropine Mesylate (this drug) 2,568,272
Atropine Sulfate; Diphenoxylate Hydrochloride 1,247,814

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
  • Cogentin
Generic Drug Synonyms and Salts
  • Benztropine Mesylate

FDA Approval Information

Established Pharmacologic Class (EPC): Anticholinergic, Antihistamine
Initial FDA approval date: Prior to January 1, 1982
First FDA applicant: Rx
First dosage form: Injectable (injection)

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.

Search

Related Links

Follow Us!

New and Popular

Loading...

Open Menu

Cite This Page

Show AMA citation

©2018 - ClinCalc LLC. All rights reserved.
Disclaimer - Privacy Policy - Contact Us
Updated Jul 19, 2018
Back to Top
Top