Potassium Citrate; Sodium Citrate; Citric Acid Monohydrate

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
2010 615 -
2011 619  4
Year Rank Change
2016 435 -

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)
Potassium 22,380,348
Sodium 2,421,240
Sodium Sulfate; Potassium Sulfate; Magnesium Sulfate 381,602
Potassium Citrate; Sodium Citrate; Citric Acid Monohydrate (this drug) 98,990
Sodium Picosulfate; Magnesium Oxide; Anhydrous Citric Acid 75,516

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
N/A
Generic Drug Synonyms and Salts
  • Potassium Citrate; Sodium Citrate; Citric Acid Monohydrate

FDA Approval Information

Established Pharmacologic Class (EPC): Calculi Dissolution Agent, Anti-coagulant
Initial FDA approval date:
First FDA applicant:
First dosage form:

Prescription data source: Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS) 2006-2016. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), Rockville, MD. ClinCalc DrugStats Database version 19.1. Read more about the ClinCalc DrugStats database.

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