Top ten pain drugs in the U.S. by prescriptions dispensed 2011-2012

Top pain drugs in the United States based on prescriptions dispensed in 2011-2012 (in 1,000s)

by Statista Research Department, last edited Aug 30, 2012
Top ten pain drugs in the U.S. by prescriptions dispensed 2011-2012 This statistic represents the top pain drugs in the United States, based on prescriptions dispensed between July 2011 and June 2012. In this period, prescriptions for pain drug Hydrocodone/acetaminophen were dispensed over 135 million times.
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Top pain drugs in the United States based on prescriptions dispensed in 2011-2012 (in 1,000s)

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Prescriptions dispensed in thousands
Hydrocodone/acetaminophen135,679
Tramadol hydrochloride34,585
Oxycodone/acetaminophen32,970
Oxycodone hydrochloride15,819
Acetaminophen/codeine12,950
Lyrica9,379
Morphine sulfate9,006
Sumatriptan sulfate7,026
Fentanyl6,482
Oxycontin6,286
Prescriptions dispensed in thousands
Hydrocodone/acetaminophen135,679
Tramadol hydrochloride34,585
Oxycodone/acetaminophen32,970
Oxycodone hydrochloride15,819
Acetaminophen/codeine12,950
Lyrica9,379
Morphine sulfate9,006
Sumatriptan sulfate7,026
Fentanyl6,482
Oxycontin6,286
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by Statista Research Department, last edited Aug 30, 2012
This statistic represents the top pain drugs in the United States, based on prescriptions dispensed between July 2011 and June 2012. In this period, prescriptions for pain drug Hydrocodone/acetaminophen were dispensed over 135 million times.
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