Enoxaparin Sodium

Drug Usage Statistics, United States, 2008 - 2018

Enoxaparin Sodium Summary for 2018

Estimated number of prescriptions in the United States 774,401
Top drug rank #354 ( 55)
Average total drug cost $670.38 (USD)
Average out-of-pocket cost $32.44 (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 415  15
2009 391  24
2010 362  29
2011 385  23
2012 316  69
2013 358  42
Year Rank Change
2014 272  86
2015 348  76
2016 294  54
2017 299  5
2018 354  55

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)
Enoxaparin Sodium (this drug) 774,402

Multum 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
  • Enoxaparin Sodium (Preservative Free)
  • Lovenox
  • Lovenox (Preservative Free)
Generic Drug Synonyms and Salts
  • Enoxaparin Sodium

FDA Approval Information

Established Pharmacologic Class (EPC): Low Molecular Weight Heparin
Initial FDA approval date: 3/29/1993
First FDA applicant: Rx
First dosage form: Injectable (subcutaneous)

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.

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