Diphenhydramine; Zinc

Drug Usage Statistics, United States, 2013 - 2021

Diphenhydramine; Zinc Summary for 2021

Top drug rank #404 (no previous rank)
Estimated number of prescriptions in the United States (2021) 0
Estimated number of patients in the United States (2021) 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 - 2021)

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
2021 404 -

Drug Cost Over Time (2013 - 2021)

  • 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 (2021)

No data available

Distribution of Days Supplied (2021)

"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 Name Total Prescriptions (2021)
Cetirizine 13,929,421
Azelastine 4,011,209
Levocetirizine 2,550,953
Fexofenadine 1,232,280
Fexofenadine; Pseudoephedrine 829,016
Azelastine; Fluticasone 274,995
Zinc 260,748
Desloratadine 108,857
Carbinoxamine 70,370
Cetirizine; Pseudoephedrine 66,267
Chlorpheniramine; Hydrocodone 52,828
Chlorpheniramine; Phenylephrine 39,904
Chlorpheniramine; Codeine; Phenylephrine 12,423
Bepotastine 5,747
Diphenhydramine; Zinc (this drug) 0

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
  • Dermamine
  • Allergic Itch Relief
  • Anti Itch
  • Anti Itch And Skin Protectant
  • Anti Itch Topical Analgesic
  • Anti-itch
  • Anti-itch Cream
  • Anti-itch Wal-dryl
  • Armand Regular Strength Itch Stopping
  • Banophen
  • Benadryl Extra Strength
  • Benadryl Extra Strength Itch Cooling
  • Benadryl Extra Strength Itch Relief
  • Benadryl Original Strength
  • Benadryl Original Strength Itch Stopping
  • Careone Allergy
  • Cvs Extra Strength Itch Stopping
  • Cvs Regular Strength Itch Stopping
  • DG Anti-itch
  • DG Health Anti Itch
  • Diphenhydramine Hcl And Zinc Acetate
  • Discount Drug Mart Extra Strength Itch Stopping
  • Discount Drug Mart Regular Strength Itch Stopping
  • Equaline
  • Equate Anti Itch
  • Extra Strength
  • Extra Strength Wal-dryl Itch Relief
  • Family Wellness
  • Good Sense Itch Relief
  • Harris Teeter Anti-itch
  • Industrial Itch And Pain Relief
  • Itch Relief
  • Itch Relief Cream
  • Leader Anti Itch
  • Leader Anti Itch Maximum Strength
  • Lucky
  • Meijer
  • Publix
  • Rugid Itch And Pain Relief
  • Signature Care Itch Relief
  • Sunmark
  • Topcare
  • Topcare Anti Itch
  • UP And UP Itch Relief
  • Wal- Dryl Itch Relief
  • Walgreens Original Strength Anti Itch
  • Weeks And Leo Extra Strength Itch Stopping
  • Welly Calm Balm
  • Winco Original Strength Anti-itch
  • Best Choice Itch Relief
  • Cvs Itch Relief
  • Good Neighbor Pharmacy Itch Relief
  • Quality Choice Itch Relief
Generic Drug Synonyms and Salts
  • Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride; Zinc Acetate
  • Diphenhydramine; Zinc Acetate
  • Zinc Acetate; Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride
  • Diphenhydramine; Zinc

FDA Approval Information

Established Pharmacologic Class (EPC): Copper Absorption Inhibitor, Histamine-1 Receptor Antagonist
Initial FDA approval date: 6/8/2005
First FDA applicant: Cvs Pharmacy
First dosage form: Cream (topical)

Prescription data source: Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS) 2013-2021. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), Rockville, MD. ClinCalc DrugStats Database version 2024.01. Read more about the ClinCalc DrugStats database.

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