Glycerin

Drug Usage Statistics, United States, 2013 - 2019

Glycerin Summary for 2019

Top drug rank #396 ( 102)
Estimated number of prescriptions in the United States (2019) 363,289
Estimated number of patients in the United States (2019) 108,613
 
Average total drug cost (USD)  
Per prescription $3.42
Per day of therapy $0.00/day
Average out-of-pocket cost (USD)  
Per prescription $0.63
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
2013 446  348
2014 441  5
2015 489  48
2016 490  1
Year Rank Change
2017 472  18
2018 498  26
2019 396  102

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)

Dosage Form Strength % of Dispensed Products
Solution 0.2/0.2/1 %/% 96.0%
Other, unspecified, or misc. 4.0%

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

Drug Name Total Prescriptions (2019)
Glycerin (this drug) 363,289

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
  • All-IN-one Cleanser
  • Amuldy S
  • AN Adc SP Intensive Wrinkle Eye
  • Ancee Dna Eye
  • Anti Wrinkle Eye Serum
  • Artificial Tears
  • Avedana Glycerin
  • Banacos Cica-aid Centella Peptide Toner
  • Biotrue Hydration Boost
  • Bliss Gvs
  • Body Hair Moisturizing Oil
  • Brucke A.C.C. Calming Mist
  • Care Cleansing Foam
  • Cellisys EX Egf Intense Mask
  • Cellisys EX Egf Wrinkle 29 Activator
  • Clear Eyes Advanced Dry And Itchy
  • Clenziderm Therapeutic Moisturizer
  • Colds Runny Nose
  • Cvs Pharmacy Glycerin
  • Diapia Adl Turmeric Pearl Foaming Cleanser
  • DR. Iaso UV Total Base Spf 46 PA
  • DR.Serse Serum
  • Dynarex Hydrogel
  • Eyeganics Organic Tears
  • Find Bichon Cleansing Mask
  • Fleet
  • Glycerin Liquid Laxative Enema(Kaisalilu)
  • Glycerinum
  • Glycerol-saline Control
  • Grain Timeless Perfection
  • Guerison All IN One Tocx
  • Herbal Skin Toner
  • I-drops Lubricant Eye Drops
  • Integral B Keep Calming Mist
  • Intensive Hydrating Cleanse Premium Dna Mask Pack
  • Isleaf Botanic Shield Deep Pore Cleasing Foam
  • Isleaf Botanic Shield Facial Barrier Gelcream
  • Isleaf Botanic Shield Pollutant Defending Mask
  • Isleaf Botanic Shield Shieldig Mist
  • Isleaf Clinic Lime Cleansing Foam
  • Isleaf Energy Water
  • Leader Glycerin
  • Lebody Face Renewal
  • Lemon
  • Lemon Glycerin
  • Lemon Glycerine
  • Lift Eyecream
  • Medactive Oral Relief
  • Mediskin Intensive Brightening Mask Pack
  • Mediskin Intensive Firming Mask Pack
  • Mediskin Intensive Moisture Calming Mask Pack
  • Melatonin Sheet Mask
  • Merdevie Firecream
  • Mianju Mask Pack
  • Mineral All-IN-one Cleansing
  • Mineral Multi Emulsion
  • Minica-s
  • Miracle OF The Mose Hair Bar
  • Monagra
  • Mycellcare
  • Niagara S
  • NO Itching
  • Oasis Tears
  • Oasis Tears PF
  • Oasis Tears PF Plus
  • Oasis Tears Plus
  • Optase
  • Optimel Manuka Dry Eye Drops
  • Optimel Manuka Forte Eye Gel
  • Pedia-lax
  • Perfect V Lifting Premium Black Mask
  • Perfect V Lifting Premium Eye Mask
  • Perfect V Lifting Premium Mask
  • Perfect V Lifting Premium Plus Mask
  • Plu Body Scrub Berry Mix
  • Plu Body Scrub Coconut
  • Plu Body Scrub Hazelnut
  • Plu Body Scrub Prestige Silk Edition
  • Premiu Serum Mask
  • Prevention Oncology Mouth Rinse
  • Queen79 Noble Gold Aquacream
  • Queen79 Noble Gold Eyecream
  • Queen79 Noble Gold Serum
  • Queen79 Noble Goldcream
  • Quick Cleansing Dry Tissue
  • Renewal Serum
  • Repove R.E.P
  • Repovesolutiona
  • Repovesolutionb
  • Rubelli Wine Foot Packs
  • Rubelli Wine Hand Packs
  • Siseundeusi Bless Bathandshampoo
  • Siseundeusi Bless Face And Body
  • Siseundeusi Bless Lip
  • Siseundeusi Luminant Pack Cleanser
  • Siseundeusi Scalp Essence
  • Siseundeusi Ultra Spot
  • Skinbutak GO Young Magic Toner
  • Skinbutak GO Young Magiccream
  • Skinbutak GO Young Magiclotion
  • Skinbutak Gold Magic Cleanser
  • Spearmint Aromatherapy Mask
  • Stratuscare Adult Glycerin
  • Stratuscare Glycerin Laxative Pediatric
  • The Cica Serum Plus
  • Topwin Speedy Enema
  • Ultra Moisturizing Essence
  • Walgreens Adult Glycerin
  • Walgreens Children Glycerin
  • Wet Wipes
  • Wrinkle Power Filling
Generic Drug Synonyms and Salts
  • Glycerin

FDA Approval Information

Established Pharmacologic Class (EPC): Non-Standardized Chemical Allergen
Initial FDA approval date: Prior to January 1, 1982
First FDA applicant: Discn
First dosage form: Injectable (injection)

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.

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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