Menthol; Camphor

Drug Usage Statistics, United States, 2013 - 2021

Menthol; Camphor Summary for 2021

Top drug rank #364 ( 116)
Estimated number of prescriptions in the United States (2021) 52,643
Estimated number of patients in the United States (2021) 16,936
Average total drug cost (USD)  
Per prescription $8.75
Per day of therapy $0.29/day
Average out-of-pocket cost (USD)  
Per prescription $8.03
Per day of therapy $0.27/day

Total Prescriptions and Patients Per Year (2013 - 2021)

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
2015 304 -
2019 493 -
Year Rank Change
2020 480  13
2021 364  116

Drug Cost Over Time (2013 - 2021)

  • 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 (2021)

No data available

Distribution of Days Supplied (2021)

"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
  • Cbd Unlimited Mistx
  • Cbd Unlimited Mistx Topical Analgesic
  • Cbd Unlimited Topical Analgesic
  • Medistik Cooling Roll-ON
  • Medistik Ice
  • Medistik Professional Ice Therapy
  • Arctic Blast Pain Drops
  • Cbd Clinic Pain Relief - Level 4
  • Cbd Clinic Pain Relief - Level 5
  • Ddsgen
  • Doctor Hoys Natural Pain Relief
  • Ice Quake Roll ON
  • KT Recovery Plus Pain Relief Gel
  • Magical Muscle Oil
  • Pluscbd Pain Cream (Penetrating) 2oz
  • Procbd Pain Cream (Muscle) 4oz
  • Procbd Pain Cream (Penetrating) 2oz
  • Rejuvaflex Natural Pain Relieving
  • Seldicine (Massage Cream)
  • Aching Head Rub
  • Asana Kisser
  • Ass Kisser
  • Dream Cream
  • Topicool Pain Relief
  • Vital Vapor
  • Aulief
  • Cbd Clinic Deep-rub Pain Relief - Level 5
  • Cbd Clinic Revive Massage
  • Cbd Clinic Ultimate Massage
  • Cbdmedic Active Sport Pain Relief
  • Cbdmedic Arthritis Aches And Pain Relief
  • Cbdmedic Back And Neck Pain Relief
  • Cbdmedic Foot And Ankle Pain Relief
  • Cbdmedic Massage Therapy Pain Relief
  • Cbdmedic Muscle And Joint Pain Relief
  • Fast Freeze
  • Flex24 Pain
  • Flex24 Tape
  • Medicated Balm Arthritis Pain Relieving Cream
  • Novarnica
  • Novarnica Foot Pain Reliever
  • Pluscbd Pain Cream (Arthritis) 2oz
  • Pluscbd Pain Cream (Muscle) 4oz
  • Pluscbd Sport Recovery Stick 1oz
  • Priyal Ice Gel
  • Procbd Pain Cream (Arthritis) 2oz
  • Wish Care
  • Xtracare Vaporizing Chest Rub
  • Earths Care Anti-itch
  • Menthol Camphor Cough Suppressant Rub
  • Menthol Camphor Vapor Rub
  • Mentholatum
  • Pain Relieving Liniment
  • Mountain Ice Sports
  • AY Bendito - Thermoactive
Generic Drug Synonyms and Salts
  • Camphor (Natural); Menthol
  • Camphor (Natural); Menthol, (+)-
  • Camphor (Natural); Menthol, Unspecified Form
  • Camphor Oil; Menthol
  • Camphor Oil; Menthol, Unspecified Form
  • Camphor; Menthol
  • Menthol, Unspecified Form; Camphor (Natural)
  • Menthol, Unspecified Form; Camphor Oil
  • Menthol; Camphor (Natural)
  • Menthol; Camphor Oil
  • Menthol; Camphor

FDA Approval Information

Established Pharmacologic Class (EPC): N/A
Initial FDA approval date: 5/10/2005
First FDA applicant: Doctor Hoy's, Llc
First dosage form: Gel (topical)

Prescription data source: Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS) 2013-2021. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), Rockville, MD. ClinCalc DrugStats Database version 2024.01. Read more about the ClinCalc DrugStats database.

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