Mycophenolate Mofetil

Drug Usage Statistics, United States, 2008 - 2018

Mycophenolate Mofetil Summary for 2018

Estimated number of prescriptions in the United States 2,176,530
Top drug rank #234 ( 20)
Average total drug cost $197.02 (USD)
Average out-of-pocket cost $86.33 (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 303  64
2009 259  44
2010 309  50
2011 299  10
2012 224  75
2013 238  14
Year Rank Change
2014 227  11
2015 275  48
2016 327  52
2017 254  73
2018 234  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)
Mycophenolate Mofetil (this drug) 2,176,531

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
  • Cellcept
Generic Drug Synonyms and Salts
  • Mycophenolate Mofetil Hydrochloride
  • Mycophenolate Mofetil

FDA Approval Information

Established Pharmacologic Class (EPC): Antimetabolite Immunosuppressant
Initial FDA approval date: 5/3/1995
First FDA applicant: Rx
First dosage form: Capsule (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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