Established Pharmacologic Class (EPC) Comparison, United States, 2019

Total Prescriptions in (2019)

Drug Name Total Prescriptions (2019) Percent Share
Ethinyl Estradiol; Norethindrone 16,505,643 40.3%
Estradiol 12,393,425 30.3%
Ethinyl Estradiol; Levonorgestrel 5,372,880 13.1%
Etonogestrel; Ethinyl Estradiol 4,050,296 9.9%
Estrogens, Conjugated 1,748,939 4.3%
Norelgestromin; Ethinyl Estradiol 853,107 2.1%

Total Prescriptions by Drug Over Time

Drug Class Prescribing Trends Over Time

Prescription data source: Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS) 2013-2019. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), Rockville, MD. ClinCalc DrugStats Database version 2021.10. Read more about the ClinCalc DrugStats database.

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