Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Drug

Established Pharmacologic Class (EPC) Comparison, United States, 2020

Total Prescriptions in (2020)

Drug Name Total Prescriptions (2020) Percent Share
Meloxicam 19,808,582 23.1%
Aspirin 17,287,373 20.1%
Ibuprofen 16,533,209 19.3%
Diclofenac 9,926,750 11.6%
Naproxen 8,184,639 9.5%
Celecoxib 7,089,212 8.3%
Ketorolac 1,750,298 2%
Dexamethasone; Moxifloxacin 1,237,556 1.4%
Nabumetone 906,743 1.1%
Indomethacin 882,500 1%
Bromfenac 777,837 0.9%
Sulindac 365,698 0.4%
Esomeprazole; Naproxen 306,557 0.4%
Etodolac 300,667 0.4%
Piroxicam 268,675 0.3%
Flurbiprofen 230,134 0.3%
Ketoprofen 15,950 0%

Total Prescriptions by Drug Over Time

Drug Class Prescribing Trends Over Time


Prescription data source: Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS) 2013-2020. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), Rockville, MD. ClinCalc DrugStats Database version 2022.08. 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).

Search

Related Links

Follow Us!

New and Popular

Loading...

Open Menu

Cite This Page

Show AMA citation

 
©2022 - ClinCalc LLC. All rights reserved.
Disclaimer - Privacy Policy - Contact Us
Updated Sep 12, 2021
Back to Top
Top