U.S. costs saved through generics by therapy 2004-2013

Distribution of cost savings through generics in the United States in the period 2004-2013, by therapeutic area

by Statista Research Department, last edited Oct 30, 2014
U.S. costs saved through generics by therapy 2004-2013 This statistic displays the distribution of cost savings in the United States associated with using generic pharmaceuticals within the period 2004-2013, by therapeutic area. During this period, one percent of cost savings due to generic pharmaceuticals were within the blood disorder therapy area. Over the last decade, 1.46 trillion U.S. dollars were saved through the use of generic pharmaceuticals in the United States.
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Distribution of cost savings through generics in the United States in the period 2004-2013, by therapeutic area

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Percentage of cost savings 2004-2013
Nervous system33%
Cardiovascular25%
Metabolism13%
Anti-infectives8%
Musculo-skeletal5%
GU system4%
Respiratory3%
Sensory organs2%
Dermatological2%
Cancer2%
Systemic hormones2%
Blood disorders1%
Parasitology0%
Other0%
Percentage of cost savings 2004-2013
Nervous system33%
Cardiovascular25%
Metabolism13%
Anti-infectives8%
Musculo-skeletal5%
GU system4%
Respiratory3%
Sensory organs2%
Dermatological2%
Cancer2%
Systemic hormones2%
Blood disorders1%
Parasitology0%
Other0%
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by Statista Research Department, last edited Oct 30, 2014
This statistic displays the distribution of cost savings in the United States associated with using generic pharmaceuticals within the period 2004-2013, by therapeutic area. During this period, one percent of cost savings due to generic pharmaceuticals were within the blood disorder therapy area. Over the last decade, 1.46 trillion U.S. dollars were saved through the use of generic pharmaceuticals in the United States.
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