Brompheniramine Maleate; Dextromethorphan Hydrobromide; Pseudoephedrine Hydrochloride

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 819  21
2008 779  40
2009 549  230
2010 492  57
2011 533  41
2012 383  150
Year Rank Change
2013 335  48
2014 323  12
2015 310  13
2016 332  22
2017 326  6

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)
Brimonidine Tartrate 3,746,507
Epinephrine 1,629,652
Brompheniramine Maleate; Dextromethorphan Hydrobromide; Pseudoephedrine Hydrochloride (this drug) 987,695
Fexofenadine; Pseudoephedrine 837,025
Dextromethorphan Hydrobromide; Promethazine Hydrochloride 502,709

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
  • Bromanate DM
  • Bromfed-DM
  • Brompheniramine Maleate, Pseudoephedrine Hydrochloride And Dextromethorphan Hydrobromide
  • Dimetane-DX
Generic Drug Synonyms and Salts
  • Brompheniramine Maleate; Pseudoephedrine Hydrochloride; Dextromethorphan Hydrobromide
  • Dextromethorphan Hydrobromide; Brompheniramine Maleate; Phenylephrine Hydrochloride
  • Dextromethorphan Hydrobromide; Pseudoephedrine Hydrochloride; Brompheniramine Maleate
  • Pseudoephedrine Hydrochloride; Brompheniramine Maleate; Dextromethorphan Hydrobromide
  • Brompheniramine Maleate; Dextromethorphan Hydrobromide; Pseudoephedrine Hydrochloride

FDA Approval Information

Established Pharmacologic Class (EPC): Uncompetitive N-methyl-D-aspartate Receptor Antagonist, Sigma-1 Agonist, alpha-Adrenergic Agonist
Initial FDA approval date: 8/24/1984
First FDA applicant: Discn
First dosage form: Syrup (oral)

Prescription data source: Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS) 2007-2017. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), Rockville, MD. ClinCalc DrugStats Database version 20.1. Read more about the ClinCalc DrugStats database.


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