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U.S. Pharmaceutical Sales - Q4 2012

The following is a list of the top 100 prescribed medicines by US National Sales in Q4 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 Q4 2012 by Units Sold

Rank Drug Units (000)
1 (1) budesonide
Generic
60.17% Stats
2 (1) acetaminophen/hydrocodone
Generic
5.35% Stats
3 ProAir HFA
Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc.
5.06% Stats
4 (1) Nexium
AstraZeneca
2.01% Stats
5 (1) Cymbalta
4.07% Stats
6 (1) Lantus
Sanofi
5.69% Stats
7 (3) OneTouch
-9.58% Stats
8 (1) atorvastatin
Generic
10.31% Stats
9 () Ventolin HFA
GlaxoSmithKline
n/a Stats
10 (2) Advair Diskus
GlaxoSmithKline
1.56% Stats
11 (1) Lantus Solostar
Sanofi
4.48% Stats
12 fentanyl
Generic
8.09% Stats
13 enoxaparin
Generic
16.37% Stats
14 (3) Crestor
AstraZeneca
0.88% Stats
15 (1) Spiriva
Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
5.56% Stats
16 Novolog
Novo Nordisk
8.54% Stats
17 Levemir
Novo Nordisk
7.91% Stats
18 NovoLog FlexPen
Novo Nordisk
10.32% Stats
19 (4) AndroGel
AbbVie Inc.
-15.96% Stats
20 Humalog
Eli Lilly and Company
3.17% Stats
21 Abilify
Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd
4.65% Stats
22 (1) Nasonex
Merck
3.12% Stats
23 () Tamiflu
n/a Stats
24 Synthroid
AbbVie Inc.
-0.04% Stats
25 (3) metoprolol
Generic
-1.25% Stats
26 (1) Januvia
Merck
1.89% Stats
27 (1) Symbicort
AstraZeneca
12.94% Stats
28 (1) Namenda
Allergan plc
-0.10% Stats
29 Lyrica
2.17% Stats
30 Suboxone
2.65% Stats
31 Zetia
Merck
1.33% Stats
32 (2) Flovent HFA
GlaxoSmithKline
12.95% Stats
33 (1) Diovan
Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation
-2.88% Stats
34 (1) Combivent
Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
-6.69% Stats
35 Lidoderm
Endo Pharmaceuticals Inc.
4.94% Stats
36 Lovaza
GlaxoSmithKline
-0.42% Stats
37 Remicade
Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
-4.32% Stats
38 (1) Restasis
Allergan plc
7.21% Stats
39 (1) Benicar
Daiichi Sankyo
2.31% Stats
40 Dexilant
Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited
4.55% Stats
41 () pioglitazone
Generic
n/a Stats
42 () fenofibrate
Generic
n/a Stats
43 (1) OxyContin
Purdue Pharma LP
-0.72% Stats
44 (1) Vytorin
Merck
-5.02% Stats
45 (1) VESIcare
Astellas Pharma US, Inc.
2.41% Stats
46 (1) Celebrex
2.41% Stats
47 (1) Enbrel
Amgen Inc.
4.52% Stats
48 (2) Pradaxa
Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
-4.18% Stats
49 Janumet
Merck
-0.61% Stats
50 (3) Niaspan
AbbVie Inc.
-6.36% Stats
51 (1) Evista
-3.07% Stats
52 (5) methylphenidate
Generic
17.76% Stats
53 () valsartan
Generic
n/a Stats
54 (1) Vyvanse
Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited
11.75% Stats
55 (1) Cialis
Eli Lilly and Company
9.07% Stats
56 (2) amphetamine/dextroamphetamine
Generic
11.84% Stats
57 (1) Aciphex
Eisai Inc.
-1.88% Stats
58 (1) Humira
AbbVie Inc.
4.53% Stats
59 (1) Rebif
EMD Serono, Inc.
-3.92% Stats
60 (1) Epogen
Amgen Inc.
-0.16% Stats
61 (1) Truvada
Gilead Sciences, Inc.
3.81% Stats
62 (2) Victoza
Novo Nordisk
7.17% Stats
63 Rituxan
Genentech, Inc.
-1.26% Stats
64 (4) Viagra
10.99% Stats
65 (12) TriCor
AbbVie Inc.
-40.78% Stats
66 Atripla
Gilead Sciences, Inc.
1.68% Stats
67 Avastin
Genentech, Inc.
-2.12% Stats
68 (1) Seroquel XR
AstraZeneca
-0.93% Stats
69 (1) modafinil
Generic
0.76% Stats
70 (6) Renvela
Sanofi
13.61% Stats
71 (1) Lunesta
Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc.
0.88% Stats
72 (2) Adderall XR
Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited
1.20% Stats
73 Orencia
Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
-2.09% Stats
74 (3) Sensipar
Amgen Inc.
6.21% Stats
75 Neulasta
Amgen Inc.
-4.53% Stats
76 () Focalin XR
Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation
n/a Stats
77 (2) Procrit
Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
-4.45% Stats
78 Xolair
-4.79% Stats
79 (1) Reyataz
Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
0.36% Stats
80 (2) Isentress
Merck
3.45% Stats
81 Aranesp
Amgen Inc.
-4.78% Stats
82 (1) Copaxone
Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc.
0.81% Stats
83 (2) Prezista
Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
11.31% Stats
84 (2) Lucentis
Genentech, Inc.
7.04% Stats
85 (2) Zostavax
Merck
10.95% Stats
86 (2) Alimta
Eli Lilly and Company
8.79% Stats
87 (4) Prevnar 13
Pfizer Inc.
13.29% Stats
88 (1) Neupogen
Amgen Inc.
-3.95% Stats
89 () Synagis
MedImmune, Inc.
n/a Stats
90 Herceptin
Genentech, Inc.
1.23% Stats
91 (1) Zyvox
Pfizer Inc.
-1.55% Stats
92 () Xgeva
Amgen Inc.
n/a Stats
93 (1) Avonex
Biogen
-8.94% Stats
94 (1) Gleevec
Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation
-5.43% Stats
95 (1) Xeloda
Genentech, Inc.
n/a Stats
96 () Sandostatin LAR Depot
Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation
n/a Stats
97 Betaseron
Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals Inc.
-3.17% Stats
98 Gilenya
Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation
3.64% Stats
99 Stelara
Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
4.55% Stats
100 Incivek
Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated
-11.11% Stats

* Units refer to the number of packages sold.

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