Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitor

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

Total Prescriptions in (2018)

Drug Name Total Prescriptions (2018) Percent Share
Sertraline Hydrochloride 38,383,043 26.1%
Escitalopram Oxalate 25,978,773 17.6%
Fluoxetine Hydrochloride 25,619,277 17.4%
Trazodone Hydrochloride 23,889,625 16.2%
Citalopram 22,224,263 15.1%
Paroxetine 11,228,908 7.6%

Prescription data source: Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS) 2008-2018. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), Rockville, MD. ClinCalc DrugStats Database version 21.2. Read more about the ClinCalc DrugStats database.

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