Corticosteroid

Established Pharmacologic Class (EPC) Comparison, United States, 2017

Total Prescriptions in (2017)

Drug Name Total Prescriptions (2017) Percent Share
Fluticasone 32,049,112 33.2%
Fluticasone Propionate; Salmeterol Xinafoate 12,025,244 12.5%
Budesonide; Formoterol 10,587,157 11%
Triamcinolone 7,190,528 7.5%
Prednisolone 5,648,796 5.9%
Beclomethasone 4,202,267 4.4%
Hydrocortisone 4,119,059 4.3%
Methylprednisolone 4,074,442 4.2%
Budesonide 3,077,886 3.2%
Mometasone 2,894,533 3%
Clobetasol Propionate 2,438,776 2.5%
Betamethasone Dipropionate; Clotrimazole 1,212,005 1.3%
Neomycin; Polymyxin B; Hydrocortisone 1,172,689 1.2%
Betamethasone 1,035,758 1.1%
Dexamethasone 1,024,990 1.1%
Loteprednol Etabonate 838,739 0.9%
Fluocinonide 816,443 0.8%
Dexamethasone; Tobramycin 757,179 0.8%
Desonide 609,830 0.6%
Dexamethasone; Neomycin Sulfate; Polymyxin B Sulfate 527,390 0.5%
Betamethasone Valerate 93,927 0.1%

Prescription data source: Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS) 2007-2017. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), Rockville, MD. ClinCalc DrugStats Database version 20.0. Read more about the ClinCalc DrugStats database.

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