Corticosteroid

Established Pharmacologic Class (EPC) Comparison, United States, 2016

Total Prescriptions in (2016)

Drug Name Total Prescriptions (2016) Percent Share
Fluticasone 29,899,932 31.3%
Fluticasone Propionate; Salmeterol Xinafoate 12,314,689 12.9%
Budesonide; Formoterol 10,195,375 10.7%
Triamcinolone 6,077,302 6.4%
Prednisolone 4,942,862 5.2%
Hydrocortisone 4,634,998 4.9%
Methylprednisolone 4,382,400 4.6%
Mometasone 3,780,867 4%
Beclomethasone 3,519,550 3.7%
Clobetasol Propionate 3,335,235 3.5%
Budesonide 2,634,694 2.8%
Dexamethasone 1,753,091 1.8%
Neomycin; Polymyxin B; Hydrocortisone 1,375,128 1.4%
Fluocinonide 955,899 1%
Betamethasone Dipropionate; Clotrimazole 857,844 0.9%
Loteprednol Etabonate 850,245 0.9%
Betamethasone 802,243 0.8%
Dexamethasone; Neomycin Sulfate; Polymyxin B Sulfate 721,879 0.8%
Fluorometholone 714,788 0.7%
Dexamethasone; Tobramycin 632,998 0.7%
Desonide 629,353 0.7%
Fluocinolone Acetonide 392,043 0.4%

Prescription data source: Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS) 2006-2016. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), Rockville, MD. ClinCalc DrugStats Database version 19.0. Read more about the ClinCalc DrugStats database.

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