U.S. top 20 branded drugs based on units sold 2011

U.S. top 20 branded drugs based on total number of units sold in 2011 (in 1,000s)*

by Statista Research Department, last edited Feb 7, 2013
U.S. top 20 branded drugs based on units sold 2011 This statistic depicts the U.S. top 20 branded drugs based on total number of units (packages) sold in 2011. In that year, some 24.1 million units of Lipitor were sold. Thus, Lipitor was among the ten highest ranked drugs in 2011, based on the number of units sold.
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U.S. top 20 branded drugs based on total number of units sold in 2011 (in 1,000s)*

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Drug (Company)Number of units (packages) sold in thousands
Nexium (AstraZeneca)29,134
ProAir HFA (Teva)28,710
Singulair (Merck & Co.)27,996
Lantus (Sanofi)24,109
Lipitor (Pfizer)24,108
Advair Diskus (GlaxoSmithKline)23,945
Cymbalta (Eli Lilly)23,563
Plavix (Bristol-Myers Squibb)21,485
Crestor (AstraZeneca)15,677
AndroGel (Abbott)14,840
Spiriva (Boehringer Ingelheim)12,724
Lantus Solostar (Sanofi)12,635
Novolog (Novo Nordisk)11,713
Actos (Takeda)11,310
Nasonex (Merck & Co.)11,038
Humalog (Eli Lilly)10,537
Abilify (Otsuka)10,171
Levemir (Novo Nordisk)9,132
Lexapro (Forest Pharm.)8,964
Diovan (Novartis)8,858
Drug (Company)Number of units (packages) sold in thousands
Nexium (AstraZeneca)29,134
ProAir HFA (Teva)28,710
Singulair (Merck & Co.)27,996
Lantus (Sanofi)24,109
Lipitor (Pfizer)24,108
Advair Diskus (GlaxoSmithKline)23,945
Cymbalta (Eli Lilly)23,563
Plavix (Bristol-Myers Squibb)21,485
Crestor (AstraZeneca)15,677
AndroGel (Abbott)14,840
Spiriva (Boehringer Ingelheim)12,724
Lantus Solostar (Sanofi)12,635
Novolog (Novo Nordisk)11,713
Actos (Takeda)11,310
Nasonex (Merck & Co.)11,038
Humalog (Eli Lilly)10,537
Abilify (Otsuka)10,171
Levemir (Novo Nordisk)9,132
Lexapro (Forest Pharm.)8,964
Diovan (Novartis)8,858
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by Statista Research Department, last edited Feb 7, 2013
This statistic depicts the U.S. top 20 branded drugs based on total number of units (packages) sold in 2011. In that year, some 24.1 million units of Lipitor were sold. Thus, Lipitor was among the ten highest ranked drugs in 2011, based on the number of units sold.
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