Hydrochlorothiazide; Telmisartan

Drug Usage Statistics, United States, 2006 - 2016

Number of Prescriptions Over Time (2006 - 2016)

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
2006 319  15
2007 267  52
2008 224  43
2009 268  44
Year Rank Change
2010 328  60
2011 329  1
2012 340  11
2016 330 -

Patient Out-Of-Pocket Cost Over Time (2006 - 2016)

"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 (2016)
Losartan Potassium 49,281,055
Hydrochlorothiazide 43,472,270
Hydrochlorothiazide; Lisinopril 14,862,224
Hydrochlorothiazide; Triamterene 12,735,627
Hydrochlorothiazide; Losartan Potassium 9,772,429
Valsartan 8,406,000
Hydrochlorothiazide; Valsartan 5,000,778
Olmesartan Medoxomil 3,805,976
Irbesartan 3,615,078
Telmisartan 1,989,676
Amlodipine; Valsartan 1,179,362
Bisoprolol Fumarate; Hydrochlorothiazide 1,114,559
Hydrochlorothiazide; Telmisartan (this drug) 1,008,022

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
  • Micardis Hct
  • Telmisartan And Hydrochlorothiazide
Generic Drug Synonyms and Salts
  • Telmisartan; Hydrochlorothiazide
  • Hydrochlorothiazide; Telmisartan

FDA Approval Information

Established Pharmacologic Class (EPC): Thiazide Diuretic, Angiotensin 2 Receptor Blocker
Initial FDA approval date: 11/17/2000
First FDA applicant: Rx
First dosage form: Tablet (oral)

Prescription data source: Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS) 2006-2016. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), Rockville, MD. ClinCalc DrugStats Database version 19.1. Read more about the ClinCalc DrugStats database.

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