Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Agents

Multum Therapeutic Class Comparison, United States, 2020

Total Prescriptions in (2020)

Drug Name Total Prescriptions (2020) Percent Share
Meloxicam 19,808,582 33.3%
Ibuprofen 16,533,209 27.8%
Diclofenac 9,926,750 16.7%
Naproxen 8,184,639 13.8%
Ketorolac 1,750,298 2.9%
Nabumetone 906,743 1.5%
Indomethacin 882,500 1.5%
Sulindac 365,698 0.6%
Esomeprazole; Naproxen 306,557 0.5%
Etodolac 300,667 0.5%
Piroxicam 268,675 0.5%
Flurbiprofen 230,134 0.4%
Ketoprofen 15,950 0%

Total Prescriptions by Drug Over Time

Drug Class Prescribing Trends Over Time


Prescription data source: Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS) 2013-2020. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), Rockville, MD. ClinCalc DrugStats Database version 2022.08. 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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