Drug Usage Statistics, United States, 2008 - 2018

Quinapril Summary for 2018

Estimated number of prescriptions in the United States 1,012,587
Top drug rank #327 ( 58)
Average total drug cost $30.21 (USD)
Average out-of-pocket cost $10.57 (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 112  1
2009 116  4
2010 132  16
2011 149  17
2012 155  6
2013 168  13
Year Rank Change
2014 191  23
2015 224  33
2016 208  16
2017 269  61
2018 327  58

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.

Related Drugs

Drug Name Total Prescriptions (2018)
Lisinopril 97,608,879
Hydrochlorothiazide; Lisinopril 15,932,877
Benazepril Hydrochloride 5,920,053
Enalapril Maleate 5,182,854
Ramipril 3,989,667
Amlodipine Besylate; Benazepril Hydrochloride 3,284,178
Quinapril (this drug) 1,012,588
Benazepril Hydrochloride; Hydrochlorothiazide 1,001,353

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
  • Accupril
Generic Drug Synonyms and Salts
  • Quinapril Hydrochloride
  • Quinapril

FDA Approval Information

Established Pharmacologic Class (EPC): Angiotensin Converting Enzyme Inhibitor
Initial FDA approval date: 11/19/1991
First FDA applicant: Rx
First dosage form: Tablet (oral)

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.

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