Carvedilol

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 55  19
2008 45  10
2009 42  3
2010 35  7
2011 31  4
2012 32  1
Year Rank Change
2013 38  6
2014 31  7
2015 26  5
2016 30  4
2017 29  1

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)
Metoprolol 68,076,157
Carvedilol (this drug) 22,974,069
Tamsulosin Hydrochloride 20,313,916
Atenolol 20,208,476
Propranolol Hydrochloride 17,749,819
Nebivolol Hydrochloride 4,473,865
Timolol 4,369,477
Doxazosin Mesylate 4,313,778
Terazosin 2,936,434
Labetalol 2,420,203
Prazosin Hydrochloride 2,248,204
Dorzolamide Hydrochloride; Timolol Maleate 2,135,489
Alfuzosin Hydrochloride 1,606,983
Bisoprolol Fumarate 1,558,830
Atenolol; Chlorthalidone 1,256,080
Bisoprolol Fumarate; Hydrochlorothiazide 967,296

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
  • Coreg
  • Coreg CR
Generic Drug Synonyms and Salts
  • Carvedilol Phosphate
  • Carvedilol

FDA Approval Information

Established Pharmacologic Class (EPC): alpha-Adrenergic Blocker, beta-Adrenergic Blocker
Initial FDA approval date: 9/14/1995
First FDA applicant: Rx
First dosage form: Tablet (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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