Ipratropium

Drug Usage Statistics, United States, 2008 - 2018

Ipratropium Summary for 2018

Estimated number of prescriptions in the United States 2,023,254
Top drug rank #235 ( 19)
Average total drug cost $169.55 (USD)
Average out-of-pocket cost $8.88 (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 235  6
2009 246  11
2010 233  13
2011 228  5
2012 227  1
2013 187  40
Year Rank Change
2014 193  6
2015 217  24
2016 182  35
2017 216  34
2018 235  19

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.

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
  • Atrovent
  • Atrovent Hfa
Generic Drug Synonyms and Salts
  • Ipratropium Bromide
  • Ipratropium Bromide Anhydrous
  • Ipratropium

FDA Approval Information

Established Pharmacologic Class (EPC): Anticholinergic
Initial FDA approval date: 12/29/1986
First FDA applicant: Discn
First dosage form: Aerosol, Metered (inhalation)

Prescription data source: Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS) 2008-2018. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), Rockville, MD. ClinCalc DrugStats Database version 21.0. Read more about the ClinCalc DrugStats database.

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