Camphor; Menthol; Methyl Salicylate

Drug Usage Statistics, United States, 2013 - 2019

Camphor; Menthol; Methyl Salicylate Summary for 2019

Top drug rank #460 (no previous rank)
Estimated number of prescriptions in the United States (2019) 57,884
Estimated number of patients in the United States (2019) 39,345
Average total drug cost (USD)  
Per prescription $20.54
Per day of therapy $0.00/day
Average out-of-pocket cost (USD)  
Per prescription $6.34
Per day of therapy $0.00/day

Total Prescriptions and Patients Per Year (2013 - 2019)

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
2019 460 -

Drug Cost Over Time (2013 - 2019)

  • 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 (2019)

No data available

Distribution of Days Supplied (2019)

"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.

Related Drugs

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
  • Artrex
  • Calmadol
  • Coralite Muscle Joint
  • DR. J.I.S Arthritis Plus Gel
  • Lucky Supersoft
  • Profoot
  • Shexiang Zhuanggu Gao
  • Wok Lok Pain Relieving Oil
  • YU Long You Pain Relieving
  • Refined Gou PI Pain Relieving Plaster
  • Shang Shi Zhi Tong Pain Relieving Plaster
  • Zhuang GU Feng Shi Pain Relieving Plaster
  • Manteca Maslac
  • Turmeric Infused Hemp Pain Cream
  • Turmeric Pain Relieving Cream
  • Earths Care Pain Relieving
  • Green Compass Reduce Topical Pain
  • Quality Choice Ultra Strength Pain Relieving Cream
  • Pain Relief Herbal Balm
  • SC Pain Relief Balm
  • Valtrum Aerobic Sports
  • Valtrum Topical Analgesic Roll ON
  • Mobility
  • Relief Recovery
  • Pain Ease
  • Eos The Fixer Heal Repair Medicated Analgesic Lip
Generic Drug Synonyms and Salts
  • Camphor (Natural); Menthol, Unspecified Form; Methyl Salicylate
  • Camphor (Natural); Menthol; Methyl Salicylate
  • Camphor (Natural); Menthol; Phenol
  • Camphor (Natural); Menthol; Turpentine
  • Camphor (Natural); Methyl Salicylate; Menthol
  • Camphor Oil; Menthol; Methyl Salicylate
  • Menthol, Unspecified Form; Methyl Salicylate; Camphor (Natural)
  • Menthol; Camphor (Natural); Allantoin
  • Menthol; Camphor (Natural); Methyl Salicylate
  • Menthol; Methyl Salicylate; Camphor (Natural)
  • Methyl Salicylate; Camphor (Natural); Menthol
  • Methyl Salicylate; Menthol, Unspecified Form; Camphor (Natural)
  • Methyl Salicylate; Menthol; Camphor (Natural)
  • Methyl Salicylate; Menthol; Camphor Oil; Capsicum Oleoresin
  • Camphor; Menthol; Methyl Salicylate

FDA Approval Information

Established Pharmacologic Class (EPC): N/A
Initial FDA approval date: 8/16/1976
First FDA applicant: International Nature Nutraceuticals
First dosage form: Plaster (topical)

Prescription data source: Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS) 2013-2019. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), Rockville, MD. ClinCalc DrugStats Database version 2021.10. Read more about the ClinCalc DrugStats database.

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