Ketoconazole

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 296  46
2007 285  11
2008 269  16
2009 300  31
2010 293  7
2011 293 0
Year Rank Change
2012 296  3
2013 270  26
2014 218  52
2015 246  28
2016 205  41

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)
Fluconazole 3,553,998
Ketoconazole (this drug) 2,654,870
Clotrimazole 1,071,868
Betamethasone Dipropionate; Clotrimazole 857,844

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
  • Extina
  • Ketozole
  • Nizoral
  • Nizoral A-d
  • Xolegel
Generic Drug Synonyms and Salts
  • Ketoconazole

FDA Approval Information

Established Pharmacologic Class (EPC): Azole Antifungal
Initial FDA approval date: Prior to January 1, 1982
First FDA applicant: Discn
First dosage form: Tablet (oral)

Prescription data source: Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS) 2006-2016. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), Rockville, MD. ClinCalc DrugStats Database version 19.0. Read more about the ClinCalc DrugStats database.

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