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U.S. Pharmaceutical Sales - 2011

The following is a list of the top 100 pharmaceutical drugs by retail sales in 2011, listed by U.S. sales value and drug name.

Last updated: February 2014 (updated quarterly).

Top 100 Drugs for 2011 by Units Sold

Rank Drug Units (000)    
1 budesonide
Generic Drug
39,871 Stats
2 Nexium
AstraZeneca
29,134 Stats
3 ProAir HFA
Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc.
28,710 Stats
4 acetaminophen/hydrocodone
Generic Drug
Stats
5 OneTouch
28,264 Stats
6 Singulair
Merck
27,996 Stats
7 Lantus
Sanofi
24,109 Stats
8 Lipitor
Pfizer Inc.
24,108 Stats
9 Advair Diskus
GlaxoSmithKline
23,945 Stats
10 Cymbalta
23,563 Stats
11 Plavix
21,485 Stats
12 fentanyl
Generic Drug
17,636 Stats
13 azithromycin
Generic Drug
Stats
14 Crestor
AstraZeneca
15,677 Stats
15 AndroGel
AbbVie Inc.
14,840 Stats
16 Spiriva
Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
12,724 Stats
17 Lantus Solostar
Sanofi
12,635 Stats
18 Novolog
Novo Nordisk
11,713 Stats
19 Actos
Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited
11,310 Stats
20 Nasonex
Merck
11,038 Stats
21 Humalog
Eli Lilly and Company
10,537 Stats
22 Abilify
Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd
10,171 Stats
23 metoprolol
Generic Drug
9,847 Stats
24 Levemir
Novo Nordisk
9,132 Stats
25 Lexapro
Allergan plc
8,964 Stats
26 Diovan
Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation
8,858 Stats
27 Combivent
Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
8,266 Stats
28 Namenda
Allergan plc
8,207 Stats
29 Januvia
Merck
8,157 Stats
30 Lyrica
Pfizer Inc.
8,124 Stats
31 Zetia
Merck
7,946 Stats
32 enoxaparin
Generic Drug
7,942 Stats
33 NovoLog FlexPen
Novo Nordisk
7,696 Stats
34 Flovent HFA
GlaxoSmithKline
7,317 Stats
35 Seroquel
AstraZeneca
7,147 Stats
36 Suboxone
7,019 Stats
37 Lovaza
GlaxoSmithKline
6,539 Stats
38 Vytorin
Merck
6,465 Stats
39 Lidoderm
Endo Pharmaceuticals Inc.
6,440 Stats
40 Benicar
Daiichi Sankyo
6,272 Stats
41 Symbicort
AstraZeneca
6,208 Stats
42 venlafaxine
Generic Drug
Stats
43 Remicade
Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
5,983 Stats
44 Diovan HCT
Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation
5,513 Stats
45 OxyContin
Purdue Pharma LP
5,324 Stats
46 Synthroid
AbbVie Inc.
Stats
47 Restasis
Allergan plc
5,214 Stats
48 Zyprexa
4,938 Stats
49 Lovenox
Sanofi
4,925 Stats
50 Niaspan
AbbVie Inc.
4,743 Stats
51 valacyclovir
Generic Drug
Stats
52 Celebrex
Pfizer Inc.
4,158 Stats
53 bupropion
Generic Drug
Stats
54 TriCor
AbbVie Inc.
3,921 Stats
55 Evista
3,794 Stats
56 Aciphex
Eisai Inc.
3,617 Stats
57 donepezil
Generic Drug
Stats
58 Janumet
Merck
3,457 Stats
59 Enbrel
Amgen Inc.
3,432 Stats
60 Geodon
Pfizer Inc.
2,892 Stats
61 Epogen
Amgen Inc.
2,868 Stats
62 VESIcare
Astellas Pharma US, Inc.
Stats
63 Vyvanse
Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited
2,763 Stats
64 Tamiflu
Stats
65 Rebif
EMD Serono, Inc.
2,404 Stats
66 amphetamine/dextroamphetamine
Generic Drug
2,348 Stats
67 Cialis
Eli Lilly and Company
2,245 Stats
68 Xalatan
Pfizer Inc.
Stats
69 Truvada
Gilead Sciences, Inc.
2,163 Stats
70 Humira
AbbVie Inc.
2,162 Stats
71 Rituxan
Genentech, Inc.
2,127 Stats
72 Provigil
Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc.
1,929 Stats
73 Avastin
Genentech, Inc.
1,869 Stats
74 Viagra
Pfizer Inc.
1,859 Stats
75 Atripla
Gilead Sciences, Inc.
1,846 Stats
76 Seroquel XR
AstraZeneca
1,810 Stats
77 Detrol LA
Stats
78 Pradaxa
Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Stats
79 atorvastatin
Generic Drug
Stats
80 methylphenidate
Generic Drug
Stats
81 Adderall XR
Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited
1,654 Stats
82 Fluvirin
Seqirus
Stats
83 Lunesta
Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc.
1,499 Stats
84 Aranesp
Amgen Inc.
1,397 Stats
85 Procrit
Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
1,347 Stats
86 Neulasta
Amgen Inc.
1,298 Stats
87 Concerta
Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Stats
88 Solodyn
Medicis Pharmaceutical Corporation
1,136 Stats
89 Reyataz
Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
1,134 Stats
90 AMLODIP BES/BENAZ
Stats
91 olanzapine
Generic Drug
Stats
92 Erbitux
Eli Lilly and Company
1,029 Stats
93 Levaquin
Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Stats
94 Varivax
Merck
Stats
95 Lucentis
Genentech, Inc.
927 Stats
96 Copaxone
Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc.
912 Stats
97 Isentress
Merck
886 Stats
98 Eloxatin
Sanofi
Stats
99 Alimta
Eli Lilly and Company
677 Stats
100 Neupogen
Amgen Inc.
646 Stats

* Units refer to the number of packages sold.

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