Prochlorperazine

Drug Usage Statistics, United States, 2008 - 2018

Prochlorperazine Summary for 2018

Estimated number of prescriptions in the United States 536,923
Top drug rank #377 (no previous rank)
Average total drug cost $24.32 (USD)
Average out-of-pocket cost $2.54 (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 264  44
2009 310  46
2010 360  50
2011 336  24
2012 282  54
Year Rank Change
2013 337  55
2014 320  17
2015 298  22
2016 288  10
2018 377 -

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.

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
  • Compazine
  • Compro
  • Prochlorperazine
  • Procomp
Generic Drug Synonyms and Salts
  • Prochlorperazine Maleate
  • Prochlorperazine

FDA Approval Information

Established Pharmacologic Class (EPC): Phenothiazine
Initial FDA approval date: Prior to January 1, 1982
First FDA applicant: Discn
First dosage form: Suppository (rectal)

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.

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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