Hydrochlorothiazide; Losartan Potassium

Drug Usage Statistics, United States, 2007 - 2017

Number of Prescriptions Over Time (2007 - 2017)

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
2007 110  5
2008 100  10
2009 121  21
2010 138  17
2011 112  26
2012 76  36
Year Rank Change
2013 62  14
2014 61  1
2015 60  1
2016 80  20
2017 67  13

Patient Out-Of-Pocket Cost Over Time (2007 - 2017)

"Out-of-pocket" cost refers to the payment made by the patient (either cash price or the copay amount). This value does not include reimbursement from a third party payer (eg, Medicare or private insurance) and does not represent the total drug cost.

Usage Statistics of Related Drugs

Drug Name Total Prescriptions (2017)
Losartan Potassium 51,989,444
Hydrochlorothiazide 42,037,081
Hydrochlorothiazide; Lisinopril 16,687,919
Hydrochlorothiazide; Losartan Potassium (this drug) 11,752,545
Valsartan 9,231,280
Hydrochlorothiazide; Triamterene 7,631,431
Hydrochlorothiazide; Valsartan 5,341,254
Irbesartan 2,355,199
Olmesartan Medoxomil 2,309,370
Telmisartan 1,820,213
Bisoprolol Fumarate; Hydrochlorothiazide 967,296
Benazepril Hydrochloride; Hydrochlorothiazide 844,857

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
  • Hyzaar
  • Losartan Potassium And Hydrochlorothiazide
Generic Drug Synonyms and Salts
  • Losartan Potassium; Hydrochlorothiazide
  • Hydrochlorothiazide; Losartan Potassium

FDA Approval Information

Established Pharmacologic Class (EPC): Angiotensin 2 Receptor Blocker, Thiazide Diuretic
Initial FDA approval date: 4/28/1995
First FDA applicant: Discn
First dosage form: Tablet (oral)

Prescription data source: Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS) 2007-2017. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), Rockville, MD. ClinCalc DrugStats Database version 20.1. Read more about the ClinCalc DrugStats database.


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