Mupirocin

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 297  26
2008 292  5
2009 292 0
2010 314  22
2011 239  75
2012 222  17
Year Rank Change
2013 239  17
2014 216  23
2015 218  2
2016 199  19
2017 186  13

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)
Mupirocin (this drug) 3,140,100

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
  • Bactroban
  • Centany
  • Mupirocin
Generic Drug Synonyms and Salts
  • Mupirocin Calcium
  • Mupirocin

FDA Approval Information

Established Pharmacologic Class (EPC): RNA Synthetase Inhibitor Antibacterial
Initial FDA approval date: 12/31/1987
First FDA applicant: Discn
First dosage form: Ointment (topical)

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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