Total drug prescriptions dispensed in the U.S. 2009-2016

Total number of medical prescriptions dispensed in the U.S. from 2009 to 2016 (in millions)

Total drug prescriptions dispensed in the U.S. 2009-2016 This statistic shows the total number of medical prescriptions dispensed in the United States from 2009 to 2016. In 2016, there were approximately 4.45 billion prescriptions issued all over the United States. This was a significant increase from 3.99 billion prescriptions dispensed six years earlier.
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Total number of medical prescriptions dispensed in the U.S. from 2009 to 2016 (in millions)

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Prescriptions dispensed in millions
20164,453
20154,368
20144,325
20134,235
20124,154
2011*4,014
2010*3,990
2009*3,953
Prescriptions dispensed in millions
20164,453
20154,368
20144,325
20134,235
20124,154
2011*4,014
2010*3,990
2009*3,953
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This statistic shows the total number of medical prescriptions dispensed in the United States from 2009 to 2016. In 2016, there were approximately 4.45 billion prescriptions issued all over the United States. This was a significant increase from 3.99 billion prescriptions dispensed six years earlier.
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