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U.S. Pharmaceutical Sales - Q4 2011

The following is a list of the top 100 prescribed medicines by US National Sales in Q4 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 Q4 2011 by Units Sold

Rank Drug Units (000)
1 (1) budesonide
Generic
48.34% Stats
2 (1) acetaminophen/hydrocodone
Generic
0.72% Stats
3 (2) OneTouch
1.21% Stats
4 Nexium
AstraZeneca
-1.60% Stats
5 (2) ProAir HFA
Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc.
-5.70% Stats
6 Singulair
Merck
3.30% Stats
7 (2) Cymbalta
3.47% Stats
8 (2) Advair Diskus
GlaxoSmithKline
3.57% Stats
9 (1) Lantus
Sanofi
-1.09% Stats
10 (1) Plavix
-1.49% Stats
11 (4) Lipitor
-21.39% Stats
12 fentanyl
Generic
-4.76% Stats
13 (1) Crestor
AstraZeneca
4.62% Stats
14 (1) AndroGel
AbbVie Inc.
-4.80% Stats
15 Lantus Solostar
Sanofi
7.07% Stats
16 (20) enoxaparin
Generic
118.86% Stats
17 (1) Spiriva
Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
2.48% Stats
18 (1) Novolog
Novo Nordisk
-0.48% Stats
19 (3) Nasonex
Merck
8.08% Stats
20 Humalog
Eli Lilly and Company
2.81% Stats
21 Abilify
Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd
2.80% Stats
22 (1) Levemir
Novo Nordisk
5.02% Stats
23 (1) metoprolol
Generic
6.27% Stats
24 (6) Actos
Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited
-19.67% Stats
25 (2) NovoLog FlexPen
Novo Nordisk
6.73% Stats
26 (1) Lexapro
Allergan plc
-1.84% Stats
27 (1) Diovan
Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation
1.43% Stats
28 Januvia
Merck
4.35% Stats
29 (1) Lyrica
1.25% Stats
30 (1) Namenda
Allergan plc
-0.44% Stats
31 Combivent
Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
2.03% Stats
32 Zetia
Merck
-0.10% Stats
33 (2) Flovent HFA
GlaxoSmithKline
16.13% Stats
34 (1) Suboxone
1.73% Stats
35 (8) Symbicort
AstraZeneca
17.58% Stats
36 (2) Seroquel
AstraZeneca
1.10% Stats
37 () atorvastatin
Generic
n/a Stats
38 (1) Lidoderm
Endo Pharmaceuticals Inc.
5.91% Stats
39 Lovaza
GlaxoSmithKline
2.88% Stats
40 (2) Benicar
Daiichi Sankyo
-0.86% Stats
41 Vytorin
Merck
-6.66% Stats
42 (4) Remicade
Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
-9.82% Stats
43 (4) Restasis
Allergan plc
4.60% Stats
44 (1) Diovan HCT
Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation
-1.52% Stats
45 (1) OxyContin
Purdue Pharma LP
-1.69% Stats
46 (2) Lovenox
Sanofi
-3.60% Stats
47 (2) Niaspan
AbbVie Inc.
-4.78% Stats
48 () olanzapine
Generic
n/a Stats
49 (1) Celebrex
1.47% Stats
50 (2) VESIcare
Astellas Pharma US, Inc.
2.86% Stats
51 (6) Pradaxa
Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
16.30% Stats
52 (1) TriCor
AbbVie Inc.
-2.29% Stats
53 (1) Janumet
Merck
4.26% Stats
54 (1) Evista
-2.06% Stats
55 Enbrel
Amgen Inc.
1.77% Stats
56 Aciphex
Eisai Inc.
-1.54% Stats
57 (2) Vyvanse
Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited
13.26% Stats
58 Geodon
-1.69% Stats
59 (3) methylphenidate
Generic
15.85% Stats
60 Epogen
Amgen Inc.
3.40% Stats
61 (2) amphetamine/dextroamphetamine
Generic
8.98% Stats
62 (18) Zyprexa
-54.89% Stats
63 (1) Cialis
Eli Lilly and Company
8.60% Stats
64 (3) Rebif
EMD Serono, Inc.
-0.34% Stats
65 Humira
AbbVie Inc.
2.55% Stats
66 Truvada
Gilead Sciences, Inc.
3.31% Stats
67 Rituxan
Genentech, Inc.
4.74% Stats
68 Provigil
Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc.
-2.68% Stats
69 Atripla
Gilead Sciences, Inc.
4.78% Stats
70 Avastin
Genentech, Inc.
3.52% Stats
71 (1) Viagra
3.11% Stats
72 (1) Seroquel XR
AstraZeneca
2.00% Stats
73 (1) Adderall XR
Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited
1.79% Stats
74 (1) Lunesta
Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc.
-0.27% Stats
75 (2) Neulasta
Amgen Inc.
3.49% Stats
76 Aranesp
Amgen Inc.
-3.64% Stats
77 (2) Procrit
Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
3.01% Stats
78 (3) Reyataz
Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
3.21% Stats
79 (1) Solodyn
Medicis Pharmaceutical Corporation
-7.74% Stats
80 (7) Varivax
Merck
-36.93% Stats
81 (2) Eloxatin
Sanofi
9.75% Stats
82 Erbitux
Eli Lilly and Company
0.79% Stats
83 (3) Isentress
Merck
6.22% Stats
84 Lucentis
Genentech, Inc.
2.59% Stats
85 Copaxone
Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc.
0.88% Stats
86 (1) Opana ER
Endo Pharmaceuticals Inc.
5.61% Stats
87 (2) Prezista
Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
7.57% Stats
88 (4) Neupogen
Amgen Inc.
10.76% Stats
89 (2) Alimta
Eli Lilly and Company
3.55% Stats
90 () Synagis
MedImmune, Inc.
n/a Stats
91 (1) Prevnar 13
Pfizer Inc.
-7.87% Stats
92 (1) Herceptin
Genentech, Inc.
4.73% Stats
93 (3) Velcade
Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited
4.41% Stats
94 Zyvox
Pfizer Inc.
n/a Stats
95 Avonex
Biogen
-2.17% Stats
96 (1) Gleevec
Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation
3.61% Stats
97 () Pegasys
Genentech, Inc.
n/a Stats
98 Betaseron
Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals Inc.
-5.06% Stats
99 Xeloda
Genentech, Inc.
n/a Stats
100 Incivek
Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated
31.82% Stats

* Units refer to the number of packages sold.

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