Dextromethorphan; Doxylamine

Drug Usage Statistics, United States, 2013 - 2019

Dextromethorphan; Doxylamine Summary for 2019

Top drug rank #0 (0)
Estimated number of prescriptions in the United States (2019) 0
Estimated number of patients in the United States (2019) 0
Average total drug cost (USD)  
Per prescription $0.00
Per day of therapy $0.00/day
Average out-of-pocket cost (USD)  
Per prescription $0.00
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
2018 459 -

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

Therapeutic Classes


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
  • Careone Nighttime Cough
  • Careone Tussin DM
  • Childrens Robitussin Honey Nighttime Cough DM
  • Cough
  • Cough Relief
  • DG Health Cough
  • DG Health Tussin
  • Equaline Nighttime Cough Relief
  • Equate Nightime Cough
  • Equate Nite Time
  • Good Neighbor Pharmacy Night Time
  • Good Sense Nighttime Cough
  • Leader Nighttime Cough
  • Meijer Maximum Strength Nighttime Cough DM
  • Night Time
  • Night Time Cough
  • Night-time
  • Nighttime Cough
  • Nighttime Cough DM
  • Nighttime Cough DM Max
  • Nighttime Cough Relief
  • Nitetime
  • Nitetime Cough
  • Robitussin Honey Maximum Strength Nighttime Cough DM
  • Robitussin Maximum Strength Nighttime Cough DM
  • Safetussin
  • Topcare Nite Time
  • Topcare Tussin DM Max
  • Tussin DM
  • Tussin DM Cough
  • Tussin DM Max
  • Tussin DM Nighttime Cough
  • Tussin Nighttime Cough DM
  • UP And UP Nighttime Cough Control DM Max
  • Vicks Nyquil
  • Walgreens Adult Nighttime Wal Tussin DM Max Maximum Strength
Generic Drug Synonyms and Salts
  • Dextromethorphan Hydrobromide; Doxylamine Succinate
  • Dextromethorphan; Doxylamine Succinate
  • Dextromethorphan; Doxylamine

FDA Approval Information

Established Pharmacologic Class (EPC): N/A
Initial FDA approval date: 7/24/2002
First FDA applicant: Wal-mart Stores Inc
First dosage form: Solution (oral)

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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