Mycophenolate Mofetil

Drug Usage Statistics, United States, 2006 - 2016

Number of Prescriptions Over Time (2006 - 2016)

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
2006 320  47
2007 367  47
2008 302  65
2009 258  44
2010 309  51
2011 299  10
Year Rank Change
2012 223  76
2013 238  15
2014 227  11
2015 275  48
2016 328  53

Patient Out-Of-Pocket Cost Over Time (2006 - 2016)

"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 (2016)
Mycophenolate Mofetil (this drug) 1,015,823

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) 2006-2016. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), Rockville, MD. ClinCalc DrugStats Database version 19.0. Read more about the ClinCalc DrugStats database.


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