Drug Usage Statistics, United States, 2013 - 2019

Hypochlorite Summary for 2019

Top drug rank #486 (no previous rank)
Estimated number of prescriptions in the United States (2019) 13,649
Estimated number of patients in the United States (2019) 10,392
Average total drug cost (USD)  
Per prescription $13.36
Per day of therapy $1.72/day
Average out-of-pocket cost (USD)  
Per prescription $2.86
Per day of therapy $0.10/day

Total Prescriptions and Patients Per Year (2013 - 2019)

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
2013 435 -
2017 450 -
Year Rank Change
2019 486 -

Drug Cost Over Time (2013 - 2019)

  • Cost Per Prescription Fill: Average cost per filled prescription regardless of how many days of therapy the prescription is filled for (e.g. 10 days, 30 days, 90 days, etc.)
  • Cost per Day of Therapy: The average cost per prescription fill divided by the days of therapy. For example, a 10-day antibiotic course costing $30 would be $3 per day. Similarly, a 30-day supply of an oral antihypetensive costing $30 would be $1 per day.

  • 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.

Cost Per Prescription Fill (USD)

Cost Per Day of Therapy (USD/day)

Distribution of Dispensed Dosage Forms (2019)

Dosage Form Strength % of Dispensed Products
Solution 0.5% 66.7%
Solution 0.125% 33.3%

Distribution of Days Supplied (2019)

"Days supply" is defined as the number of days that a prescription should last. For example, a prescription of 60 tablets that is taken twice daily has a day supply of 30 days.

Related Drugs

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
  • (Qiqing) Sodium Hypochlorite Disinfectant
  • Airocare
  • Daily Doctor Sterilization Plus
  • Disinfection Wash Free Hand Sanitizer
  • Naoclean E-water
  • Nat Hypochlorosum
  • Natrum Hypochlorosum
  • Qian Bao Disinfectant
  • Absoclean-s Sanitizing Mist
  • Aeidar Hand Disinfectant
  • Aktive Multi Purpose Antibacterial
  • All Clean Water
  • Allvirusu
  • Aqunova. Water Innovation
  • Belson Alcohol Free Hand Saniziter
  • Biodefender (Hypochlorous Acid Water)
  • Brille Brille Sterilizing Water Mist
  • Caruche Premium Hypochlorous Acid Water
  • Cela NO-clean Hypochlorous Acid Disinfectant
  • Champuregreen
  • Clean-US Purichlo Sanitizer-spray
  • Cloh Living Hand Sanitizer
  • Cloravir Hand Sanitizer
  • Daily Doctor Hypochlorous Acid Disinfectant Liquid
  • Demon Gun
  • Disinfectant
  • Disinfectant Liquid Antibacterial
  • DR Virur Safe
  • DR Virursolution
  • DR.Devirus
  • Eanclean
  • Ecotok Magic Water
  • Eko Disinfectant
  • Electrolyzed Water
  • Enaclean
  • Family Disinfectant
  • Good Bye-rus
  • H Biotics
  • Hand Sanitizer
  • Hcio Disnfectant
  • Hclo Disinfectant
  • HI Cleaner
  • HI Hand Clean
  • Hoci Antibacterial Cleanser
  • Huoting Slight Acid Hypochlorite Disinfectant
  • Huureka Sanitizer
  • Hypochlorous Acid Disinfectant
  • Hypochlorous Acid Hand Sanitizer
  • Incare All IN One Plus
  • Jikimi Phytoncide
  • Joobiry Hypochlorous Acid Disinfectant
  • Khurb Clean Disinfection Water
  • Mediaqua Premium
  • Mediblue
  • Mistthirty
  • Multi-purpose Sanitiser
  • Noblips JB-100 Sanitizer
  • Phoebusbio Hypochlorous Acid Disinfectant
  • Physical Water
  • Puro Medi
  • Purple K
  • Raon Bio Safe Sanitizer Water
  • Raysain Wash Free Hand Sanitizer
  • Runyi Miaojie Bacteriostatic Solution
  • S9 Soseang-SU
  • Saerasu
  • Sane Water
  • Sanit-aqua (Sanitizer)
  • Sanitized Pro Multi-purpose Antibacterial Wipes
  • Sanitizer
  • Sanitizer Refreshingspray
  • Sci Multi-purpose Antibacterial Wipes
  • Shield V
  • Sibarc
  • Ssacsu
  • Ssacsu Hand Sanitizer
  • Ste-medi
  • Sufiya
  • Tok And Care Sanitizer
  • VI-clean
  • VI-trap
  • Virurcatcher
  • Vitaplus Eco Hygiene
  • Yesdentok Khurb Clean Disinfection Water
Generic Drug Synonyms and Salts
  • Hypochlorous Acid
  • Sodium Hypochlorite
  • Hypochlorite

FDA Approval Information

Established Pharmacologic Class (EPC): N/A
Initial FDA approval date: 6/1/2012
First FDA applicant: Washington Homeopathic Products
First dosage form: Pellet (oral)

Prescription data source: Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS) 2013-2019. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), Rockville, MD. ClinCalc DrugStats Database version 2021.10. Read more about the ClinCalc DrugStats database.

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