Metabolic Agents

Multum Therapeutic Class Comparison, United States, 2018

Total Prescriptions in (2018)

Drug Name Total Prescriptions (2018) Percent Share
Atorvastatin 112,474,024 22.8%
Metformin Hydrochloride 83,762,981 17%
Simvastatin 48,007,044 9.7%
Insulin Glargine 24,911,721 5%
Rosuvastatin 24,138,061 4.9%
Pravastatin Sodium 24,022,032 4.9%
Glipizide 17,549,602 3.6%
Allopurinol 16,374,431 3.3%
Insulin Aspart 12,146,569 2.5%
Glimepiride 11,405,689 2.3%
Fenofibrate 11,325,403 2.3%
Sitagliptin Phosphate 9,813,528 2%
Lovastatin 8,769,144 1.8%
Insulin Lispro 8,512,588 1.7%
Alendronate Sodium 7,119,334 1.4%
Insulin Detemir 6,593,849 1.3%
Ezetimibe 5,476,607 1.1%
Pioglitazone 5,178,777 1%
Cyanocobalamin 5,107,467 1%
Liraglutide 4,771,234 1%
Dulaglutide 4,223,559 0.9%
Metformin Hydrochloride; Sitagliptin Phosphate 3,991,205 0.8%
Linagliptin 3,390,521 0.7%
Insulin Degludec 3,226,388 0.7%
Canagliflozin 3,108,373 0.6%
Colchicine 2,925,875 0.6%
Glyburide 2,841,094 0.6%
Gemfibrozil 2,837,066 0.6%
Insulin Human; Insulin Isophane Human 2,689,053 0.5%
Empagliflozin 2,649,792 0.5%
Dapagliflozin 2,304,573 0.5%
Insulin Isophane 1,747,835 0.4%
Exenatide 1,365,998 0.3%
Insulin Human 1,252,990 0.3%
Niacin 1,213,924 0.2%
Febuxostat 1,135,281 0.2%
Saxagliptin Hydrochloride 1,056,369 0.2%
Pitavastatin 1,024,672 0.2%
Ezetimibe; Simvastatin 882,198 0.2%
Icosapent Ethyl 845,256 0.2%
Ibandronate Sodium 826,239 0.2%
Semaglutide 445,540 0.1%

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.

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

Search

Related Links

Follow Us!

New and Popular

Loading...

Open Menu

Cite This Page

Show AMA citation

 
©2021 - ClinCalc LLC. All rights reserved.
Disclaimer - Privacy Policy - Contact Us
Updated Nov 19, 2020
Back to Top
Top