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Top U.S. cholesterol-lowering drugs based on prescriptions 2013

Top HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors based on U.S. prescriptions in 2013 (in millions)

by Statista Research Department, last edited Feb 17, 2014
Top U.S. cholesterol-lowering drugs based on prescriptions 2013 This statistic displays the top ten HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors based on total number of U.S. prescriptions in 2013. In that year, Crestor was among the leading HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors with a total of 21.3 million precriptions in the United States. HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors or statins help lower cholesterol levels and is central in cholesterol production within the liver. It is used to prevent heart disease and decrease mortality within those with pre-existing cardiovascular disease.
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by Statista Research Department, last edited Feb 17, 2014
This statistic displays the top ten HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors based on total number of U.S. prescriptions in 2013. In that year, Crestor was among the leading HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors with a total of 21.3 million precriptions in the United States. HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors or statins help lower cholesterol levels and is central in cholesterol production within the liver. It is used to prevent heart disease and decrease mortality within those with pre-existing cardiovascular disease.
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