Fexofenadine; Pseudoephedrine

Drug Usage Statistics, United States, 2008 - 2018

Fexofenadine; Pseudoephedrine Summary for 2018

Estimated number of prescriptions in the United States 650,093
Top drug rank #367 ( 27)
Average total drug cost $22.2 (USD)
Average out-of-pocket cost $19.7 (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 258  30
2009 245  13
2010 215  30
2011 355  140
2012 597  242
2013 384  213
Year Rank Change
2014 374  10
2015 352  22
2016 383  31
2017 340  43
2018 367  27

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)
Cetirizine 13,799,352
Brimonidine Tartrate 3,929,927
Levocetirizine Dihydrochloride 2,348,312
Azelastine Hydrochloride 2,047,699
Epinephrine 2,036,712
Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride 1,805,035
Fexofenadine Hydrochloride 1,787,629
Brompheniramine Maleate; Dextromethorphan Hydrobromide; Pseudoephedrine Hydrochloride 1,228,853
Fexofenadine; Pseudoephedrine (this drug) 650,094
Desloratadine 514,462
Azelastine; Fluticasone 363,053
Hydrocodone; Chlorpheniramine 84,068
Carbinoxamine Maleate 5,454

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
  • Allegra-d 12 Hour Allergy And Congestion
  • Allegra-d 24 Hour Allergy And Congestion
  • Fexofenadine Hydrochloride And Pseudoephedrine Hydrochloride
Generic Drug Synonyms and Salts
  • Fexofenadine Hydrochloride; Pseudoephedrine Hydrochloride
  • Fexofenadine; Pseudoephedrine

FDA Approval Information

Established Pharmacologic Class (EPC): Histamine-1 Receptor Antagonist, alpha-Adrenergic Agonist
Initial FDA approval date: 4/14/2005
First FDA applicant: Discn
First dosage form: Tablet, Extended Release (oral)

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.

All ClinCalc DrugStats figures and graphs on this page are licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-SA 4.0).

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