Hydrochlorothiazide; Valsartan

Drug Usage Statistics, United States, 2008 - 2018

Hydrochlorothiazide; Valsartan Summary for 2018

Estimated number of prescriptions in the United States 3,261,560
Top drug rank #182 ( 49)
Average total drug cost $116.1 (USD)
Average out-of-pocket cost $12.06 (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 69  9
2009 61  8
2010 79  18
2011 83  4
2012 90  7
2013 129  39
Year Rank Change
2014 122  7
2015 125  3
2016 134  9
2017 133  1
2018 182  49

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)
Losartan Potassium 50,479,750
Hydrochlorothiazide 40,575,076
Hydrochlorothiazide; Lisinopril 15,932,877
Hydrochlorothiazide; Losartan Potassium 13,880,262
Valsartan 7,694,037
Hydrochlorothiazide; Triamterene 6,007,405
Irbesartan 3,490,431
Hydrochlorothiazide; Valsartan (this drug) 3,261,560
Olmesartan Medoxomil 2,068,392
Bisoprolol Fumarate; Hydrochlorothiazide 1,556,623
Telmisartan 1,295,783
Sacubitril; Valsartan 1,249,669
Benazepril Hydrochloride; Hydrochlorothiazide 1,001,353

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
  • Diovan Hct
  • Valsartan And Hydrochlorothiazide
Generic Drug Synonyms and Salts
  • Valsartan; Hydrochlorothiazide
  • Hydrochlorothiazide; Valsartan

FDA Approval Information

Established Pharmacologic Class (EPC): Thiazide Diuretic, Angiotensin 2 Receptor Blocker
Initial FDA approval date: 3/6/1998
First FDA applicant: Rx
First dosage form: Tablet (oral)

Prescription data source: Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS) 2008-2018. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), Rockville, MD. ClinCalc DrugStats Database version 21.1. Read more about the ClinCalc DrugStats database.

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