Bimatoprost

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 185  49
2008 249  64
2009 217  32
2010 231  14
2011 221  10
2012 221 0
Year Rank Change
2013 207  14
2014 214  7
2015 253  39
2016 254  1
2017 231  23

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)
Latanoprost 9,937,127
Travoprost 2,416,251
Bimatoprost (this drug) 2,188,471

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
  • Latisse
  • Lumigan
Generic Drug Synonyms and Salts
  • Bimatoprost

FDA Approval Information

Established Pharmacologic Class (EPC): Prostaglandin Analog
Initial FDA approval date: 3/16/2001
First FDA applicant: Discn
First dosage form: Solution/Drops (ophthalmic)

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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