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Yearly retail prescription drug spending in the U.S. per patient by drug class 2015

This statistic displays the total annual retail prescription drug spending per U.S. patient by drug class in 2015. In that year, patients taking allergy prescriptions spent 8.54 U.S. dollars for prescribed retail drugs.

Annual retail prescription drug spending per patient in the U.S. in 2015, by drug class

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Supplementary notes

Data are as of midyear 2015 and represent the number/percentages of prescriptions dispensed, by drug class, to all patients.
The total full price the pharmacy charges the patient for the product, regardless of copayment situation.

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