Phenazopyridine

Drug Usage Statistics, United States, 2013 - 2019

Phenazopyridine Summary for 2019

Top drug rank #349 ( 11)
Estimated number of prescriptions in the United States (2019) 817,524
Estimated number of patients in the United States (2019) 581,438
 
Average total drug cost (USD)  
Per prescription $30.08
Per day of therapy $6.54/day
Average out-of-pocket cost (USD)  
Per prescription $14.12
Per day of therapy $3.31/day

Total Prescriptions and Patients Per Year (2013 - 2019)

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
2013 351  21
2014 338  13
2015 293  45
2016 372  79
Year Rank Change
2017 363  9
2018 360  3
2019 349  11

Drug Cost Over Time (2013 - 2019)

  • Cost Per Prescription Fill: Average cost per filled prescription regardless of how many days of therapy the prescription is filled for (e.g. 10 days, 30 days, 90 days, etc.)
  • Cost per Day of Therapy: The average cost per prescription fill divided by the days of therapy. For example, a 10-day antibiotic course costing $30 would be $3 per day. Similarly, a 30-day supply of an oral antihypetensive costing $30 would be $1 per day.

  • 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.

Cost Per Prescription Fill (USD)

Cost Per Day of Therapy (USD/day)

Distribution of Dispensed Dosage Forms (2019)

Dosage Form Strength % of Dispensed Products
Tablet/capsule 200 mg 58.0%
Tablet/capsule 100 mg 42.0%

Distribution of Days Supplied (2019)

"Days supply" is defined as the number of days that a prescription should last. For example, a prescription of 60 tablets that is taken twice daily has a day supply of 30 days.

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
  • Pyridium
  • Azo
  • Azo Urinary Pain Relief
  • Care One Maximum Strength Urinary Pain Relief
  • Cheeky Bonsai Uti Pain Relief
  • Cvs Health Maximum Strength Urinary Pain Relief
  • Cvs Health Urinary Pain Relief
  • Cvs Maximum Strength Urinary Pain Relief
  • Discount Drug Mart Maximum Strength Urinary Pain Relief
  • Discount Drugmart Maximum Strength Urinary Pain Relief
  • Dollar General Maximum Strength Urinary Pain Relief
  • Equate Maximum Strength Urinary Pain Relief
  • Family Dollar Maximum Strength Urinary Pain Relief
  • Family Wellness Maximum Strength Urinary Pain Relief
  • Good Neighbor Maximum Strength Urinary Pain Relief
  • Good Neighbor Pharmacy Maximum Strength Urinary Pain Relief
  • Good Neighbor Pharmacy Urinary Pain Relief
  • Harris Teeter Maximum Strength Urinary Pain Relief
  • Healthmart Maximum Strength Urinary Pain Relief
  • Healthmart Urinary Pain Relief
  • Kroger Maximum Strength Urinary Pain Relief
  • Kroger Urinary Pain Relief
  • Leader Maximum Strength Urinary Pain Relief
  • Leader Urinary Pain Relief
  • Maximum Strength Urinary Pain Relief
  • Meijer Maximum Strength Urinary Pain Relief
  • Phenazopyridine Hcl 100mg
  • Phenazopyridine Hcl 200mg
  • Preferred Maximum Strength Urinary Pain Relief
  • Preferred Plus Maximum Strength Urinary Pain Relief
  • Preferred Urinary Pain Relief
  • Premier Value Maximum Strength Urinary Pain Relief
  • Quality Choice Maximum Strength Urinary Pain Relief
  • Quality Choice Urinary Pain Relief
  • Quality Choice Urinary Pain Relief Maximum Strength
  • Rite Aid Maximum Strength Urinary Pain Relief
  • Rite Aid Urinary Pain Relief
  • Signature Care Maximum Strength Urinary Pain Relief
  • Skopko Urinary Pain Relief
  • Stix Maximum Strength Urinary Pain Relief
  • Sunmark Maximum Strength Urinary Pain Relief
  • Sunmark Urinary Pain Relief
  • Sunmark Urinary Pain Relief Maximum Strength
  • Topcare Maximum Strength Urinary Pain Relief
  • Topcare Urinary Pain Relief
  • Uqora Maximum Strength Urinary Pain Relief
  • Uricalm
  • Urinary Pain Relief
  • Uristat Ultra
  • Walgreens Maximum Strength Urinary Pain Relief
  • Walgreens Urinary Pain Relief
  • Walgreens Urinary Pain Relief Maximum Strength
  • Wallgreens Maximum Strength Urinary Pain Relief
  • Walmart Maximum Strength Urinary Pain Relief
Generic Drug Synonyms and Salts
  • Phenazopyridine Hydrochloride
  • Phenazopyridine

FDA Approval Information

Established Pharmacologic Class (EPC): N/A
Initial FDA approval date: 9/10/1987
First FDA applicant: Discn
First dosage form: Tablet (oral)

Prescription data source: Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS) 2013-2019. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), Rockville, MD. ClinCalc DrugStats Database version 2021.10. Read more about the ClinCalc DrugStats database.

All ClinCalc DrugStats figures and graphs on this page are licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-SA 4.0).

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