Ramipril

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 63  10
2007 73  10
2008 90  17
2009 101  11
2010 104  3
2011 130  26
Year Rank Change
2012 126  4
2013 115  11
2014 98  17
2015 122  24
2016 153  31

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)
Lisinopril 110,611,325
Hydrochlorothiazide; Lisinopril 14,862,224
Enalapril Maleate 8,342,017
Benazepril Hydrochloride 7,093,458
Amlodipine Besylate; Benazepril Hydrochloride 4,829,729
Ramipril (this drug) 4,206,514
Quinapril 2,610,035

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
  • Altace
Generic Drug Synonyms and Salts
  • Ramipril

FDA Approval Information

Established Pharmacologic Class (EPC): Angiotensin Converting Enzyme Inhibitor
Initial FDA approval date: 1/28/1991
First FDA applicant: Rx
First dosage form: Capsule (oral)

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

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