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Top 20 U.S. pharma products by dispensed prescriptions in 2016 (in millions)

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Top U.S. pharma products by prescriptions 2016 This statistic shows the top 20 pharmaceutical products by prescriptions in the United States in 2016. There were some 90 million prescriptions for the pharmaceutical product acetaminophen/hydrocodone that year in the United States. The most prescribed medicines in the U.S. are also the top generic drugs.
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This statistic shows the top 20 pharmaceutical products by prescriptions in the United States in 2016. There were some 90 million prescriptions for the pharmaceutical product acetaminophen/hydrocodone that year in the United States. The most prescribed medicines in the U.S. are also the top generic drugs.
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Release date
May 2017
Region
United States
Survey time period
2016
Supplementary notes
All figures are rounded. Includes prescriptions and insulins dispensed through chain and independent pharmacies, food store pharmacies, mail service pharmacies, and longterm care facilities. Excludes OTC. QuintilesIMS routinely updates its national audits, which may result in changes to previously reported market size and growth rates. Prescriptions are not adjusted for length of therapy; 90-day and 30-day prescriptions are both counted as one prescription. Table shows leading active-ingredients or fixed combinations of ingredients and includes both branded and generic products.
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