Laxatives

Multum Therapeutic Class Comparison, United States, 2018

Total Prescriptions in (2018)

Drug Name Total Prescriptions (2018) Percent Share
Docusate 4,788,381 26.5%
Polyethylene Glycol 3350 3,829,569 21.2%
Magnesium 2,940,782 16.3%
Sennosides 1,616,226 8.9%
Polyethylene Glycol 3350 With Electrolytes 1,279,926 7.1%
Bisacodyl 1,040,462 5.8%
Sodium Sulfate; Potassium Sulfate; Magnesium Sulfate 861,768 4.8%
Lactulose 730,545 4%
Senna Leaf; Docusate Sodium 640,921 3.5%
Psyllium Husk 176,507 1%
Calcium Polycarbophil 58,809 0.3%
Citric Acid; Magnesium Oxide; Sodium Picosulfate 37,972 0.2%
Sorbitol 37,740 0.2%
Sodium Phosphate, Monobasic; Sodium Phosphate, Dibasic 15,144 0.1%
Methylcellulose (4000 Mpa.S) 10,329 0.1%
Sodium Phosphate, Dibasic, Anhydrous; Sodium Phosphate, Monobasic, Monohydrate 4,952 0%
Glycerin 4,124 0%

Prescription data source: Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS) 2008-2018. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), Rockville, MD. ClinCalc DrugStats Database version 21.1. 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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