Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Drug

Established Pharmacologic Class (EPC) Comparison, United States, 2018

Total Prescriptions in (2018)

Drug Name Total Prescriptions (2018) Percent Share
Ibuprofen 24,453,501 27.9%
Meloxicam 22,610,690 25.8%
Naproxen 11,942,766 13.6%
Diclofenac 11,372,070 13%
Celecoxib 5,445,346 6.2%
Ketorolac Tromethamine 3,085,293 3.5%
Indomethacin 2,160,197 2.5%
Bromfenac Sodium; Prednisolone Acetate; Gatifloxacin 1,638,403 1.9%
Nabumetone 1,554,892 1.8%
Etodolac 951,331 1.1%
Bromfenac Sodium 743,397 0.8%
Nepafenac 519,404 0.6%
Flurbiprofen 381,836 0.4%
Sulindac 219,400 0.3%
Diclofenac Sodium; Misoprostol 157,707 0.2%
Diflunisal 149,023 0.2%
Piroxicam 133,990 0.2%
Oxaprozin 35,890 0%

Prescription data source: Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS) 2008-2018. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), Rockville, MD. ClinCalc DrugStats Database version 21.0. Read more about the ClinCalc DrugStats database.

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