Drug Usage Statistics, United States, 2008 - 2018

Mometasone Summary for 2018

Estimated number of prescriptions in the United States 2,464,820
Top drug rank #220 ( 23)
Average total drug cost $210.69 (USD)
Average out-of-pocket cost $23.12 (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 74  1
2009 93  19
2010 84  9
2011 70  14
2012 75  5
2013 88  13
Year Rank Change
2014 115  27
2015 134  19
2016 165  31
2017 197  32
2018 220  23

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
  • Asmanex Hfa
  • Asmanex Twisthaler
  • Elocon
  • Nasonex
  • Sinuva
Generic Drug Synonyms and Salts
  • Mometasone Furoate
  • Mometasone Furoate Monohydrate
  • Mometasone

FDA Approval Information

Established Pharmacologic Class (EPC): Corticosteroid
Initial FDA approval date: 4/30/1987
First FDA applicant: Discn
First dosage form: Ointment (topical)

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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