Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Drug

Established Pharmacologic Class (EPC) Comparison, United States, 2021

Total Prescriptions in (2021)

Drug Name Total Prescriptions (2021) Percent Share
Meloxicam 18,226,904 21.5%
Aspirin 17,686,612 20.9%
Ibuprofen 17,043,551 20.1%
Diclofenac 11,037,695 13%
Naproxen 7,592,556 9%
Celecoxib 7,082,350 8.4%
Ketorolac 2,124,922 2.5%
Nabumetone 1,401,463 1.7%
Indomethacin 1,374,643 1.6%
Etodolac 456,118 0.5%
Sulindac 337,904 0.4%
Diclofenac; Misoprostol 126,293 0.1%
Famotidine; Ibuprofen 111,801 0.1%
Flurbiprofen 78,952 0.1%
Piroxicam 20,466 0%

Total Prescriptions by Drug Over Time

Drug Class Prescribing Trends Over Time


Prescription data source: Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS) 2013-2021. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), Rockville, MD. ClinCalc DrugStats Database version 2024.01. Read more about the ClinCalc DrugStats database.

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