Brompheniramine Maleate; Dextromethorphan Hydrobromide; Pseudoephedrine Hydrochloride

Drug Usage Statistics, United States, 2008 - 2018

Brompheniramine Maleate; Dextromethorphan Hydrobromide; Pseudoephedrine Hydrochloride Summary for 2018

Estimated number of prescriptions in the United States 1,228,852
Top drug rank #300 ( 19)
Average total drug cost $20.64 (USD)
Average out-of-pocket cost $11.45 (USD)

Number of Prescriptions Over Time (2008 - 2018)

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
2008 778  41
2009 549  229
2010 492  57
2011 533  41
2012 383  150
2013 335  48
Year Rank Change
2014 323  12
2015 310  13
2016 331  21
2017 319  12
2018 300  19

Drug Cost Over Time (2008 - 2018)

  • 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.

Related Drugs

Drug Name Total Prescriptions (2018)
Brimonidine Tartrate 3,929,927
Epinephrine 2,036,712
Brompheniramine Maleate; Dextromethorphan Hydrobromide; Pseudoephedrine Hydrochloride (this drug) 1,228,853
Dextromethorphan Hydrobromide; Promethazine Hydrochloride 867,626
Fexofenadine; Pseudoephedrine 650,094

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) 2008-2018. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), Rockville, MD. ClinCalc DrugStats Database version 21.1. Read more about the ClinCalc DrugStats database.

All ClinCalc DrugStats figures and graphs on this page are licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-SA 4.0).

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