Osmotic Laxative

Established Pharmacologic Class (EPC) Comparison, United States, 2017

Total Prescriptions in (2017)

Drug Name Total Prescriptions (2017) Percent Share
Polyethylene Glycol 3350 3,802,925 70.5%
Sodium Sulfate; Potassium Sulfate; Magnesium Sulfate 756,041 14%
Lactulose 700,238 13%
Sodium Picosulfate; Magnesium Oxide; Anhydrous Citric Acid 107,906 2%
Polyethylene Glycol 3350;;;; 23,417 0.4%

Prescription data source: Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS) 2007-2017. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), Rockville, MD. ClinCalc DrugStats Database version 20.1. Read more about the ClinCalc DrugStats database.

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