Gabapentin

Drug Usage Statistics, United States, 2008 - 2018

Gabapentin Summary for 2018

Estimated number of prescriptions in the United States 45,586,654
Top drug rank #10 ( 1)
Average total drug cost $113.26 (USD)
Average out-of-pocket cost $7.76 (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 31  7
2009 24  7
2010 23  1
2011 24  1
2012 17  7
2013 14  3
Year Rank Change
2014 12  2
2015 13  1
2016 11  2
2017 11 0
2018 10  1

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)
Gabapentin (this drug) 45,586,654
Lamotrigine 11,582,775
Divalproex Sodium 5,275,298
Oxcarbazepine 3,915,509
Phenytoin 1,643,498
Primidone 1,437,305

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
  • Gralise
  • Neurontin
Generic Drug Synonyms and Salts
  • Gabapentin

FDA Approval Information

Established Pharmacologic Class (EPC): Anti-epileptic Agent
Initial FDA approval date: 12/30/1993
First FDA applicant: Rx
First dosage form: Capsule (oral)

Prescription data source: Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS) 2008-2018. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), Rockville, MD. ClinCalc DrugStats Database version 21.0. Read more about the ClinCalc DrugStats database.

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