Torsemide

Drug Usage Statistics, United States, 2008 - 2018

Torsemide Summary for 2018

Estimated number of prescriptions in the United States 1,617,596
Top drug rank #271 ( 7)
Average total drug cost $16.61 (USD)
Average out-of-pocket cost $4.55 (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 228  7
2009 247  19
2010 237  10
2011 260  23
2012 303  43
2013 316  13
Year Rank Change
2014 261  55
2015 254  7
2016 234  20
2017 264  30
2018 271  7

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)
Furosemide 29,857,946
Bumetanide 2,468,003
Torsemide (this drug) 1,617,597

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
  • Demadex
Generic Drug Synonyms and Salts
  • Torsemide

FDA Approval Information

Established Pharmacologic Class (EPC): Loop Diuretic
Initial FDA approval date: 8/23/1993
First FDA applicant: Discn
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.

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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