Olmesartan Medoxomil

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 107  3
2007 96  11
2008 106  10
2009 110  4
2010 110 0
2011 127  17
Year Rank Change
2012 130  3
2013 140  10
2014 167  27
2015 186  19
2016 164  22

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)
Losartan Potassium 49,281,055
Hydrochlorothiazide; Losartan Potassium 9,772,429
Valsartan 8,406,000
Hydrochlorothiazide; Valsartan 5,000,778
Olmesartan Medoxomil (this drug) 3,805,976
Irbesartan 3,615,078
Telmisartan 1,989,676
Amlodipine; Valsartan 1,179,362
Hydrochlorothiazide; Telmisartan 1,008,022

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
  • Benicar
Generic Drug Synonyms and Salts
  • Olmesartan Medoxomil

FDA Approval Information

Established Pharmacologic Class (EPC): Angiotensin 2 Receptor Blocker
Initial FDA approval date: 4/25/2002
First FDA applicant: Rx
First dosage form: Tablet (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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