Hydrocodone; Chlorpheniramine

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 541  25
2007 524  17
2008 501  23
2009 352  149
2010 580  228
2011 692  112
Year Rank Change
2012 731  39
2013 433  298
2014 477  44
2015 408  69
2016 394  14

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)
Acetaminophen; Hydrocodone Bitartrate 43,109,574
Tramadol Hydrochloride 19,479,378
Oxycodone 14,693,850
Hydrocodone Bitartrate 6,591,400
Morphine 3,989,646
Levocetirizine Dihydrochloride 3,868,303
Hydromorphone Hydrochloride 2,544,721
Fentanyl 2,450,839
Loperamide Hydrochloride 1,796,511
Azelastine Hydrochloride 1,658,903
Acetaminophen; Tramadol Hydrochloride 1,106,365
Desloratadine 546,295
Fexofenadine; Pseudoephedrine 424,246
Hydrocodone; Chlorpheniramine (this drug) 354,229
Carbinoxamine Maleate 50,520

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) 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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