Hydrocodone; Chlorpheniramine

Drug Usage Statistics, United States, 2008 - 2018

Hydrocodone; Chlorpheniramine Summary for 2018

Estimated number of prescriptions in the United States 84,068
Top drug rank #427 ( 64)
Average total drug cost $76.32 (USD)
Average out-of-pocket cost $36.75 (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 500  25
2009 352  148
2010 578  226
2011 689  111
2012 729  40
2013 433  296
Year Rank Change
2014 477  44
2015 407  70
2016 394  13
2017 363  31
2018 427  64

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)
Acetaminophen; Hydrocodone Bitartrate 42,073,176
Tramadol Hydrochloride 24,952,328
Oxycodone 16,967,480
Cetirizine 13,799,352
Morphine 5,225,089
Hydromorphone Hydrochloride 2,378,610
Levocetirizine Dihydrochloride 2,348,312
Azelastine Hydrochloride 2,047,699
Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride 1,805,035
Fexofenadine Hydrochloride 1,787,629
Fentanyl 1,296,491
Codeine Sulfate 1,043,643
Fexofenadine; Pseudoephedrine 650,094
Loperamide Hydrochloride 582,891
Desloratadine 514,462
Hydrocodone Bitartrate 404,996
Azelastine; Fluticasone 363,053
Hydrocodone; Chlorpheniramine (this drug) 84,068
Carbinoxamine Maleate 5,454

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
  • Hydrocodone Bitartrate And Chlorpheniramine Maleate
  • Vituz
  • Hydrocodone Bitartrate, Chlorpheniramine Maleate And Pseudoephedrine Hydrochloride
  • Hydrocodone Bitartrate,Chlorpheniramine Maleate And Pseudoephedrine Hydrochloride
  • Zutripro
  • Hydrocodone Polistirex And Chlorpheniramine Polistirex
  • Hydrocodone Polistirex And Chlorpheniramne Polistirex
  • Tussicaps
  • Tussionex Pennkinetic
Generic Drug Synonyms and Salts
  • Chlorpheniramine Maleate; Hydrocodone Bitartrate
  • Chlorpheniramine Maleate; Hydrocodone Bitartrate; Pseudoephedrine Hydrochloride
  • Chlorpheniramine Polistirex; Hydrocodone Polistirex
  • Chlorpheniramine; Hydrocodone
  • Hydrocodone; Chlorpheniramine

FDA Approval Information

Established Pharmacologic Class (EPC): Opioid Agonist, Histamine-1 Receptor Antagonist
Initial FDA approval date: 12/31/1987
First FDA applicant: Discn
First dosage form: Suspension, Extended Release (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.

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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