Sodium Sulfate; Potassium Sulfate; Magnesium Sulfate

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
2016 389 -

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
Lactulose 1,083,618
Sodium Sulfate; Potassium Sulfate; Magnesium Sulfate (this drug) 381,602
Polyethylene Glycol 3350;;;; 308,458
Potassium Citrate; Sodium Citrate; Citric Acid Monohydrate 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
  • Colprep Kit
  • Sodium Sulfate, Potassium Sulfate And Magnesium Sulfate
  • Suprep Bowel Prep Kit
Generic Drug Synonyms and Salts
  • Magnesium Sulfate; Potassium Sulfate; Sodium Sulfate
  • Sodium Sulfate; Potassium Sulfate; Magnesium Sulfate

FDA Approval Information

Established Pharmacologic Class (EPC): Calculi Dissolution Agent, Osmotic Laxative
Initial FDA approval date: 8/5/2010
First FDA applicant: Rx
First dosage form: Solution (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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