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U.S. Pharmaceutical Sales - Q1 2012

The following is a list of the top 100 prescribed medicines by US National Sales in Q1 2012. 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 2012 by Units Sold

Rank Drug Units (000)
1 budesonide
Generic
-2.53% Stats
2 acetaminophen/hydrocodone
Generic
-0.89% Stats
3 (2) ProAir HFA
Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc.
13.65% Stats
4 (1) OneTouch
3.61% Stats
5 (1) Singulair
Merck
-0.03% Stats
6 (2) Nexium
AstraZeneca
-6.18% Stats
7 Cymbalta
0.66% Stats
8 (1) Lantus
Sanofi
-0.08% Stats
9 (1) Advair Diskus
GlaxoSmithKline
-1.43% Stats
10 () Ventolin HFA
GlaxoSmithKline
n/a Stats
11 (1) Plavix
0.23% Stats
12 (2) AndroGel
AbbVie Inc.
4.43% Stats
13 Crestor
AstraZeneca
-3.70% Stats
14 (23) atorvastatin
Generic
116.38% Stats
15 (3) fentanyl
Generic
-11.90% Stats
16 (1) Lantus Solostar
Sanofi
7.32% Stats
17 (1) enoxaparin
Generic
0.55% Stats
18 (1) Spiriva
Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
5.62% Stats
19 (1) Novolog
Novo Nordisk
3.72% Stats
20 (1) Nasonex
Merck
5.31% Stats
21 (1) Levemir
Novo Nordisk
8.69% Stats
22 (2) Humalog
Eli Lilly and Company
-3.85% Stats
23 (2) NovoLog FlexPen
Novo Nordisk
13.81% Stats
24 (3) Abilify
Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd
-3.15% Stats
25 (2) metoprolol
Generic
-6.30% Stats
26 (2) Januvia
Merck
4.41% Stats
27 Diovan
Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation
-1.64% Stats
28 (2) Namenda
Allergan plc
1.83% Stats
29 Lyrica
-2.02% Stats
30 (1) Combivent
Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
-1.29% Stats
31 (1) Zetia
Merck
0.41% Stats
32 (21) Lipitor
Pfizer Inc.
-60.83% Stats
33 (9) Actos
Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited
-12.97% Stats
34 (1) Flovent HFA
GlaxoSmithKline
-1.66% Stats
35 (1) Suboxone
2.58% Stats
36 (1) Symbicort
AstraZeneca
5.59% Stats
37 (1) Seroquel
AstraZeneca
-5.27% Stats
38 Lidoderm
Endo Pharmaceuticals Inc.
-5.88% Stats
39 (3) Remicade
Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
10.04% Stats
40 (1) Lovaza
GlaxoSmithKline
-4.53% Stats
41 (1) Benicar
Daiichi Sankyo
-1.60% Stats
42 (16) Lexapro
Allergan plc
-32.38% Stats
43 () Dexilant
Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited
n/a Stats
44 (3) Vytorin
Merck
-7.28% Stats
45 (2) Restasis
Allergan plc
-3.73% Stats
46 (2) Diovan HCT
Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation
-3.77% Stats
47 (2) OxyContin
Purdue Pharma LP
-2.35% Stats
48 olanzapine
Generic
13.35% Stats
49 (3) Lovenox
Sanofi
-0.73% Stats
50 (3) Niaspan
AbbVie Inc.
-4.74% Stats
51 Pradaxa
Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
6.53% Stats
52 (2) VESIcare
Astellas Pharma US, Inc.
0.93% Stats
53 (4) Celebrex
Pfizer Inc.
-5.42% Stats
54 (1) Janumet
Merck
5.97% Stats
55 (3) TriCor
AbbVie Inc.
-8.11% Stats
56 (1) Enbrel
Amgen Inc.
-4.63% Stats
57 (1) Aciphex
Eisai Inc.
-4.81% Stats
58 (1) Vyvanse
Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited
4.08% Stats
59 () escitalopram
Generic
n/a Stats
60 (1) methylphenidate
Generic
12.23% Stats
61 (2) Cialis
Eli Lilly and Company
8.75% Stats
62 (1) amphetamine/dextroamphetamine
Generic
1.71% Stats
63 (3) Truvada
Gilead Sciences, Inc.
2.85% Stats
64 (4) Epogen
Amgen Inc.
-17.04% Stats
65 (2) Rituxan
Genentech, Inc.
-0.91% Stats
66 (1) Humira
AbbVie Inc.
-2.85% Stats
67 (3) Rebif
EMD Serono, Inc.
-9.09% Stats
68 (10) Geodon
Pfizer Inc.
-25.71% Stats
69 Atripla
Gilead Sciences, Inc.
1.45% Stats
70 Avastin
Genentech, Inc.
-2.13% Stats
71 (1) Seroquel XR
AstraZeneca
-2.18% Stats
72 (4) Provigil
Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc.
-12.01% Stats
73 (2) Viagra
-3.88% Stats
74 (1) Adderall XR
Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited
6.27% Stats
75 (1) Lunesta
Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc.
-5.18% Stats
76 (1) Neulasta
Amgen Inc.
1.53% Stats
77 (15) Zyprexa
-47.07% Stats
78 () Orencia
Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
n/a Stats
79 (2) Procrit
Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
-4.22% Stats
80 (4) Aranesp
Amgen Inc.
-7.86% Stats
81 (2) Solodyn
Medicis Pharmaceutical Corporation
2.45% Stats
82 (4) Reyataz
Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
-1.73% Stats
83 (2) Eloxatin
Sanofi
5.79% Stats
84 (2) Erbitux
Eli Lilly and Company
3.91% Stats
85 (2) Isentress
Merck
2.09% Stats
86 (4) Synagis
MedImmune, Inc.
38.73% Stats
87 (3) Lucentis
Genentech, Inc.
-5.88% Stats
88 (3) Copaxone
Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc.
-7.42% Stats
89 (2) Prezista
Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
4.02% Stats
90 (1) Alimta
Eli Lilly and Company
-0.57% Stats
91 (3) Neupogen
Amgen Inc.
-2.86% Stats
92 Herceptin
Genentech, Inc.
n/a Stats
93 (2) Prevnar 13
Pfizer Inc.
-5.49% Stats
94 (1) Velcade
Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited
2.82% Stats
95 (1) Zyvox
Pfizer Inc.
3.57% Stats
96 (1) Avonex
Biogen
-3.70% Stats
97 Pegasys
Genentech, Inc.
3.57% Stats
98 (2) Gleevec
Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation
-8.14% Stats
99 (1) Betaseron
Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals Inc.
-10.67% Stats
100 Incivek
Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated
-17.24% Stats

* Units refer to the number of packages sold.

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