Tiotropium

Drug Usage Statistics, United States, 2008 - 2018

Tiotropium Summary for 2018

Estimated number of prescriptions in the United States 6,762,985
Top drug rank #107 ( 25)
Average total drug cost $612.84 (USD)
Average out-of-pocket cost $41.13 (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 135  3
2009 94  41
2010 101  7
2011 74  27
2012 70  4
2013 70 0
Year Rank Change
2014 74  4
2015 87  13
2016 95  8
2017 82  13
2018 107  25

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)
Tiotropium (this drug) 6,762,986
Albuterol Sulfate; Ipratropium Bromide 4,789,979
Dicyclomine Hydrochloride 3,076,089
Ipratropium 2,023,254
Umeclidinium Bromide; Vilanterol Trifenatate 1,821,792
Umeclidinium Bromide 1,814,590
Benztropine Mesylate 1,717,960
Atropine Sulfate; Diphenoxylate Hydrochloride 765,429

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
  • Spiriva
  • Spiriva Respimat
Generic Drug Synonyms and Salts
  • Tiotropium Bromide
  • Tiotropium Bromide Anhydrous
  • Tiotropium Bromide Monohydrate
  • Tiotropium

FDA Approval Information

Established Pharmacologic Class (EPC): Anticholinergic
Initial FDA approval date: 1/30/2004
First FDA applicant: Rx
First dosage form: Powder (inhalation)

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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