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U.S. Pharmaceutical Sales - 2012

The following is a list of the top 100 pharmaceutical drugs by retail sales in 2012, listed by U.S. sales value and drug name.

Last updated: February 2014 (updated quarterly).

Top 100 Drugs for 2012 by Units Sold

Rank Drug Units (000)    
1 budesonide
Generic Drug
42,481 Stats
2 acetaminophen/hydrocodone
Generic Drug
39,035 Stats
3 ProAir HFA
Teva Pharmaceuticals
29,590 Stats
4 OneTouch
26,904 Stats
5 Nexium
AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals
26,546 Stats
6 Cymbalta
Eli Lilly and Company
25,358 Stats
7 Lantus
Sanofi (formerly Sanofi Aventis)
24,074 Stats
8 Advair Diskus
GlaxoSmithKline
23,044 Stats
9 atorvastatin
Generic Drug
19,645 Stats
10 Ventolin HFA
GlaxoSmithKline
Stats
11 Lantus Solostar
Sanofi (formerly Sanofi Aventis)
16,790 Stats
12 Singulair
Merck & Co., Inc.
Stats
13 Crestor
AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals
16,385 Stats
14 fentanyl
Generic Drug
16,158 Stats
15 enoxaparin
Generic Drug
15,404 Stats
16 Spiriva
Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc
13,959 Stats
17 AndroGel
AbbVie, Inc.
13,763 Stats
18 Novolog
Novo Nordisk Inc.
12,479 Stats
19 Levemir
Novo Nordisk Inc.
11,735 Stats
20 NovoLog FlexPen
Novo Nordisk Inc.
10,911 Stats
21 Nasonex
Merck & Co., Inc.
10,579 Stats
22 Humalog
Eli Lilly and Company
10,220 Stats
23 Abilify
Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co.
10,130 Stats
24 metoprolol
Generic Drug
9,851 Stats
25 Januvia
Merck & Co., Inc.
9,219 Stats
26 Plavix
Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
Stats
27 Namenda
Forest Pharmaceuticals, Inc
8,221 Stats
28 Symbicort
AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals
8,126 Stats
29 Lyrica
Pfizer Inc
8,065 Stats
30 Diovan
Novartis Corporation
7,962 Stats
31 Suboxone
Reckitt Benckiser Pharmaceuticals Inc.
7,832 Stats
32 Zetia
Merck & Co., Inc.
7,801 Stats
33 Combivent
Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc
7,619 Stats
34 Flovent HFA
GlaxoSmithKline
7,354 Stats
35 Synthroid
Abbott Laboratories
Stats
36 Lidoderm
Endo Pharmaceuticals
6,560 Stats
37 Lovaza
GlaxoSmithKline
6,375 Stats
38 Remicade
Centocor Ortho Biotech, Inc
6,321 Stats
39 Benicar
Daiichi Sankyo
5,896 Stats
40 Dexilant
Takeda Pharmaceuticals North America, Inc
5,644 Stats
41 Restasis
Allergan, Inc
5,606 Stats
42 OxyContin
4,997 Stats
43 Vytorin
Merck & Co., Inc.
4,810 Stats
44 escitalopram
Generic Drug
Stats
45 Actos
Takeda Pharmaceuticals North America, Inc
Stats
46 VESIcare
Astellas Pharma US
4,092 Stats
47 Celebrex
Pfizer Inc
4,073 Stats
48 Pradaxa
Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc
4,007 Stats
49 Niaspan
Abbott Laboratories
3,920 Stats
50 Janumet
Merck & Co., Inc.
3,893 Stats
51 Diovan HCT
Novartis Corporation
Stats
52 Lipitor
Pfizer Inc
Stats
53 Enbrel
Amgen Inc.
3,736 Stats
54 Vyvanse
Shire US Inc
3,146 Stats
55 methylphenidate
Generic Drug
3,059 Stats
56 Aciphex
Eisai Corporation
3,025 Stats
57 TriCor
Abbott Laboratories
3,018 Stats
58 Cialis
Eli Lilly and Company
2,923 Stats
59 amphetamine/dextroamphetamine
Generic Drug
2,761 Stats
60 Evista
Eli Lilly and Company
Stats
61 Tamiflu
Roche Pharmaceuticals
Stats
62 Humira
AbbVie, Inc.
2,450 Stats
63 Epogen
Amgen Inc.
2,394 Stats
64 Rebif
2,361 Stats
65 Truvada
Gilead Sciences, Inc.
2,327 Stats
66 Rituxan
Genentech, Inc (member of Roche group)
2,230 Stats
67 Atripla
Gilead Sciences, Inc.
1,924 Stats
68 Seroquel
AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals
Stats
69 Avastin
Genentech, Inc (member of Roche group)
1,870 Stats
70 Viagra
Pfizer Inc
1,854 Stats
71 Seroquel XR
AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals
1,737 Stats
72 Victoza
Novo Nordisk Inc.
Stats
73 Adderall XR
Shire US Inc
1,472 Stats
74 Lexapro
Forest Pharmaceuticals, Inc
Stats
75 pioglitazone
Generic Drug
Stats
76 Lunesta
Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc.
1,369 Stats
77 Neulasta
Amgen Inc.
1,313 Stats
78 Orencia
Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
1,307 Stats
79 fenofibrate
Generic Drug
Stats
80 modafinil
Generic Drug
Stats
81 Procrit
Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc
1,182 Stats
82 olanzapine
Generic Drug
Stats
83 Reyataz
Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
1,116 Stats
84 Aranesp
Amgen Inc.
1,106 Stats
85 Lovenox
Sanofi (formerly Sanofi Aventis)
Stats
86 Isentress
Merck & Co., Inc.
1,029 Stats
87 Renvela
Genzyme Corporation
Stats
88 Copaxone
Teva Pharmaceuticals
933 Stats
89 Prezista
Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc
893 Stats
90 EpiPen 2-Pak
Stats
91 Lucentis
Genentech, Inc (member of Roche group)
878 Stats
92 valsartan
Generic Drug
Stats
93 Alimta
Eli Lilly and Company
741 Stats
94 Neupogen
Amgen Inc.
694 Stats
95 Eloxatin
Sanofi (formerly Sanofi Aventis)
Stats
96 Varivax
Merck & Co., Inc.
Stats
97 Prevnar 13
Wyeth
659 Stats
98 Herceptin
Genentech, Inc (member of Roche group)
644 Stats
99 Sensipar
Amgen Inc.
Stats
100 Xolair
Stats

* Units refer to the number of packages sold.

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