Brompheniramine; Dextromethorphan; Phenylephrine

Drug Usage Statistics, United States, 2013 - 2021

Brompheniramine; Dextromethorphan; Phenylephrine Summary for 2021

Top drug rank #397 ( 49)
Estimated number of prescriptions in the United States (2021) 6,055
Estimated number of patients in the United States (2021) 6,055
Average total drug cost (USD)  
Per prescription $9.13
Per day of therapy $4.57/day
Average out-of-pocket cost (USD)  
Per prescription $9.13
Per day of therapy $4.57/day

Total Prescriptions and Patients Per Year (2013 - 2021)

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 444 -
2014 456  12
2015 478  22
2017 437 -
Year Rank Change
2018 425  12
2019 452  27
2020 446  6
2021 397  49

Drug Cost Over Time (2013 - 2021)

  • 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 (2021)

No data available

Distribution of Days Supplied (2021)

"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.

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
  • Presgen B
  • Rompe Pecho
  • Tussi Pres B
  • Altipres-b
  • Basic Care Childrens Cold And Cough
  • Careone Childrens Cold And Cough
  • Childrens Cold And Cough
  • Childrens Cold And Cough Relief
  • Childrens Dibromm Cold And Cough
  • Childrens Dimetapp Cold And Cough
  • Childrens Dimetapp Multi-symptom Cold Relief Dye-free
  • Childrens Metapp Daytime
  • Childrens Wal Tap
  • Cold And Cough
  • Cold And Cough DM
  • Cold And Cough Relief
  • DG Health Childrens Cold And Cough
  • Dibromm Cold And Cough
  • Dimaphen DM
  • Endacof DM
  • Equaline Childrens Cold And Cough
  • Equate Childrens Cold And Cough
  • Good Neighbor Pharmacy Cold And Cough
  • Good Sense Childrens Cold And Cough
  • Health Mart Cold And Cough
  • Leader Childrens Cold And Cough
  • Lohist DM
  • Rynex
  • Signature Care Childrens Cold And Cough
  • Sunmark Cold And Cough DM
  • Topcare Childrens Cold And Cough
  • UP And UP Childrens Cold And Cough
Generic Drug Synonyms and Salts
  • Brompheniramine Maleate; Dextromethorphan Hydrobromide; Phenylephrine Hydrochloride
  • Brompheniramine Maleate; Phenylephrine Hydrochloride; Dextromethorphan Hydrobromide
  • Dextromethorphan Hydrobromide; Brompheniramine Maleate; Phenylephrine Hydrochloride
  • Dextromethorphan Hydrobromide; Phenylephrine Hydrochloride; Brompheniramine Maleate
  • Brompheniramine; Dextromethorphan; Phenylephrine

FDA Approval Information

Established Pharmacologic Class (EPC): Sigma-1 Agonist, Uncompetitive N-methyl-D-aspartate Receptor Antagonist, alpha-1 Adrenergic Agonist
Initial FDA approval date: 8/11/2006
First FDA applicant: Meijer Distribution Inc
First dosage form: Solution (oral)

Prescription data source: Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS) 2013-2021. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), Rockville, MD. ClinCalc DrugStats Database version 2024.01. Read more about the ClinCalc DrugStats database.

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