Ketorolac Tromethamine

Drug Usage Statistics, United States, 2007 - 2017

Number of Prescriptions Over Time (2007 - 2017)

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
2007 316  11
2008 294  22
2009 337  43
2010 248  89
2011 263  15
2012 357  94
Year Rank Change
2013 327  30
2014 265  62
2015 268  3
2016 296  28
2017 271  25

Patient Out-Of-Pocket Cost Over Time (2007 - 2017)

"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 (2017)
Ibuprofen 24,070,990
Meloxicam 19,793,507
Naproxen 11,334,306
Diclofenac 8,557,078
Celecoxib 7,036,321
Ketorolac Tromethamine (this drug) 1,528,858
Indomethacin 1,304,150
Nabumetone 1,072,017
Etodolac 855,234
Bromfenac Sodium 764,518
Nepafenac 428,046
Sulindac 318,301
Ketoprofen 147,971
Diflunisal 133,871
Oxaprozin 103,473
Diclofenac Sodium; Misoprostol 51,101
Piroxicam 46,787
Flurbiprofen 35,307
Fenoprofen Calcium 17,230

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
  • Acular
  • Acular LS
  • Acular Preservative Free
  • Acuvail
  • Sprix
  • Toradol
Generic Drug Synonyms and Salts
  • Ketorolac Tromethamine

FDA Approval Information

Established Pharmacologic Class (EPC): Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Drug, Cyclooxygenase Inhibitor
Initial FDA approval date: 11/30/1989
First FDA applicant: Discn
First dosage form: Injectable (injection)

Prescription data source: Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS) 2007-2017. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), Rockville, MD. ClinCalc DrugStats Database version 20.1. Read more about the ClinCalc DrugStats database.

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