Opioid Agonist

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

Total Prescriptions in (2019)

Drug Name Total Prescriptions (2019) Percent Share
Acetaminophen; Hydrocodone 30,355,778 34.3%
Tramadol 19,838,715 22.4%
Oxycodone 14,669,103 16.6%
Acetaminophen; Oxycodone 11,962,651 13.5%
Morphine 3,756,696 4.2%
Acetaminophen; Codeine 3,508,582 4%
Hydromorphone 2,013,470 2.3%
Fentanyl 1,440,012 1.6%
Loperamide 712,513 0.8%
Hydrocodone; Chlorpheniramine 142,313 0.2%
Homatropine; Hydrocodone 95,713 0.1%

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.

All ClinCalc DrugStats figures and graphs on this page are licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-SA 4.0).

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