Percentage of critical U.S. drug shortages by therapeutic class 2011-2013

Percentage of critical drug shortages in the United States between June 2011 and June 2013, by therapeutic class

Percentage of critical U.S. drug shortages by therapeutic class 2011-2013 This statistic depicts the percentage of critical drug shortages in the United States between June 2011 and June 2013, sorted by therapeutic class. The highest amount of critical shortages occured in the class of anesthetic and central nervous system drugs, with 17 percent of total drug shortages.
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Percentage of critical drug shortages in the United States between June 2011 and June 2013, by therapeutic class

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Percentage of critical drug shortages
Anesthetic and central nervous system drugs17%
Anti-infective drugs16%
Cardiovascular drugs12%
Nutritive drugs8%
Endocrine metabolic drugs7%
Gastrointestinal drugs5%
Oncology drugs5%
Diagnostic drugs4%
Blood modifier drugs3%
Musculoskeletal drugs3%
Ophthalmologic drugs3%
Respiratory drugs3%
Toxicology antidote drugs3%
Multiple therapeutic classes4%
Other8%
Percentage of critical drug shortages
Anesthetic and central nervous system drugs17%
Anti-infective drugs16%
Cardiovascular drugs12%
Nutritive drugs8%
Endocrine metabolic drugs7%
Gastrointestinal drugs5%
Oncology drugs5%
Diagnostic drugs4%
Blood modifier drugs3%
Musculoskeletal drugs3%
Ophthalmologic drugs3%
Respiratory drugs3%
Toxicology antidote drugs3%
Multiple therapeutic classes4%
Other8%
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This statistic depicts the percentage of critical drug shortages in the United States between June 2011 and June 2013, sorted by therapeutic class. The highest amount of critical shortages occured in the class of anesthetic and central nervous system drugs, with 17 percent of total drug shortages.
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