Hydrochlorothiazide; Triamterene

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 30  4
2008 37  7
2009 44  7
2010 65  21
2011 63  2
2012 73  10
Year Rank Change
2013 75  2
2014 75 0
2015 71  4
2016 60  11
2017 101  41

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)
Hydrochlorothiazide 42,037,081
Hydrochlorothiazide; Lisinopril 16,687,919
Hydrochlorothiazide; Losartan Potassium 11,752,545
Hydrochlorothiazide; Triamterene (this drug) 7,631,431
Hydrochlorothiazide; Valsartan 5,341,254
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
  • Dyazide
  • Maxzide
  • Maxzide-25
  • Triamterene And Hydrochlorothiazide
Generic Drug Synonyms and Salts
  • Triamterene; Hydrochlorothiazide
  • Hydrochlorothiazide; Triamterene

FDA Approval Information

Established Pharmacologic Class (EPC): Thiazide Diuretic, Potassium-sparing Diuretic
Initial FDA approval date: Prior to January 1, 1982
First FDA applicant: Discn
First dosage form: Capsule (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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