U.S. Pharmaceutical Sales - Q1 2011

The following is a list of the top 100 prescribed medicines by US National Sales in Q1 2011. Figures include sales through both retail and hospital channels, listed by drug name and units sold in the United States.

Last updated: February 2014 (updated quarterly).

Top 100 Drugs for Q1 2011 by Units Sold

Rank Drug Units (000)
1 azithromycin
Generic
Stats
2 budesonide
Generic
Stats
3 Nexium
AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals, LP
Stats
4 ProAir HFA
Teva Pharmaceuticals
Stats
5 OneTouch
Stats
6 Singulair
Merck & Co., Inc.
Stats
7 Lipitor
Pfizer Inc
Stats
8 Advair Diskus
GlaxoSmithKline
Stats
9 Lantus
Sanofi (formerly Sanofi Aventis)
Stats
10 Cymbalta
Eli Lilly and Company
Stats
11 Plavix
Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
Stats
12 fentanyl
Generic
Stats
13 Crestor
AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals, LP
Stats
14 Actos
Takeda Pharmaceuticals U.S.A., Inc
Stats
15 Spiriva
Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc
Stats
16 Novolog
Novo Nordisk, Inc.
Stats
17 venlafaxine
Generic
Stats
18 Nasonex
Merck & Co., Inc.
Stats
19 Lantus Solostar
Sanofi (formerly Sanofi Aventis)
Stats
20 Humalog
Eli Lilly and Company
Stats
21 Tamiflu
Roche Pharmaceuticals
Stats
22 Abilify
Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd
Stats
23 metoprolol
Generic
Stats
24 Lexapro
Forest Pharmaceuticals, Inc
Stats
25 AndroGel
AbbVie, Inc.
Stats
26 Diovan
Novartis Corporation
Stats
27 Xalatan
Stats
28 Combivent
Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc
Stats
29 valacyclovir
Generic
Stats
30 Namenda
Forest Pharmaceuticals, Inc
Stats
31 Lyrica
Pfizer Inc
Stats
32 Zetia
Merck & Co., Inc.
Stats
33 Januvia
Merck & Co., Inc.
Stats
34 bupropion
Generic
Stats
35 Flovent HFA
GlaxoSmithKline
Stats
36 Levemir
Novo Nordisk, Inc.
Stats
37 Seroquel
AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals, LP
Stats
38 Vytorin
Merck & Co., Inc.
Stats
39 donepezil
Generic
Stats
40 Suboxone
Reckitt Benckiser Pharmaceuticals Inc.
Stats
41 Benicar
Daiichi Sankyo
Stats
42 Lovaza
GlaxoSmithKline
Stats
43 Lidoderm
Endo Pharmaceuticals
Stats
44 NovoLog FlexPen
Novo Nordisk, Inc.
Stats
45 Zyprexa
Eli Lilly and Company
Stats
46 Symbicort
AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals, LP
Stats
47 Diovan HCT
Novartis Corporation
Stats
48 Lovenox
Stats
49 Remicade
Centocor Ortho Biotech, Inc
Stats
50 OxyContin
Stats
51 enoxaparin
Generic
Stats
52 Restasis
Allergan, Inc
Stats
53 Niaspan
Abbott Laboratories
Stats
54 AMLODIP BES/BENAZ
Stats
55 Celebrex
Pfizer Inc
Stats
56 TriCor
Abbott Laboratories
Stats
57 Evista
Eli Lilly and Company
Stats
58 Aciphex
Eisai Corporation
Stats
59 Detrol LA
Pfizer Inc
Stats
60 Enbrel
Amgen Inc.
Stats
61 Janumet
Merck & Co., Inc.
Stats
62 Concerta
Stats
63 Epogen
Amgen Inc.
Stats
64 Geodon
Pfizer Inc
Stats
65 Vyvanse
Shire US Inc
Stats
66 Levaquin
Ortho-McNeil-Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Stats
67 Rebif
Stats
68 amphetamine/dextroamphetamine
Generic
Stats
69 Cialis
Eli Lilly and Company
Stats
70 Truvada
Gilead Sciences, Inc.
Stats
71 Humira
AbbVie, Inc.
Stats
72 Rituxan
Genentech, Inc (member of Roche group)
Stats
73 Viagra
Pfizer Inc
Stats
74 Avastin
Genentech, Inc (member of Roche group)
Stats
75 Atripla
Gilead Sciences, Inc.
Stats
76 Seroquel XR
AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals, LP
Stats
77 Adderall XR
Shire US Inc
Stats
78 Femara
Novartis Corporation
Stats
79 Lunesta
Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc.
Stats
80 Provigil
Cephalon, Inc. (a wholly-owned subsidiary of Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd)
Stats
81 Aranesp
Amgen Inc.
Stats
82 Procrit
Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc
Stats
83 Taxotere
Stats
84 Neulasta
Amgen Inc.
Stats
85 Reyataz
Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
Stats
86 Solodyn
Medicis Pharmaceutical Corporation
Stats
87 Synagis
MedImmune, Inc
Stats
88 Erbitux
Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
Stats
89 Prevnar 13
Wyeth
Stats
90 Copaxone
Teva Pharmaceuticals
Stats
91 Lucentis
Genentech, Inc (member of Roche group)
Stats
92 Zometa
Stats
93 Isentress
Merck & Co., Inc.
Stats
94 Zyvox
Pfizer Inc
Stats
95 Alimta
Eli Lilly and Company
Stats
96 Neupogen
Amgen Inc.
Stats
97 Herceptin
Genentech, Inc (member of Roche group)
Stats
98 Avonex
Biogen Idec
Stats
99 Betaseron
Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals
Stats
100 Gleevec
Novartis Corporation
Stats

* Units refer to the number of packages sold.

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