Medroxyprogesterone Acetate

Drug Usage Statistics, United States, 2008 - 2018

Medroxyprogesterone Acetate Summary for 2018

Estimated number of prescriptions in the United States 2,866,848
Top drug rank #202 ( 20)
Average total drug cost $35.44 (USD)
Average out-of-pocket cost $6.65 (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 241  7
2009 234  7
2010 245  11
2011 231  14
2012 208  23
2013 226  18
Year Rank Change
2014 221  5
2015 205  16
2016 252  47
2017 222  30
2018 202  20

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.

Related Drugs

Drug Name Total Prescriptions (2018)
Norethindrone 5,100,249
Medroxyprogesterone Acetate (this drug) 2,866,848
Levonorgestrel 334,828
Drospirenone 72,826

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
  • Amen
  • Curretab
  • Cycrin
  • Depo-provera
  • Depo-subq Provera 104
  • Provera
Generic Drug Synonyms and Salts
  • Medroxyprogesterone Acetate

FDA Approval Information

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

Prescription data source: Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS) 2008-2018. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), Rockville, MD. ClinCalc DrugStats Database version 21.1. Read more about the ClinCalc DrugStats database.

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