Top CPDs dispensed in billion dosage units in the U.S. 2011-2016

Top 10 controlled prescription drugs (CPDs) dispensed based on dosage units in the U.S. from 2011 to 2016 (in billions)*

Top CPDs dispensed in billion dosage units in the U.S. 2011-2016 This statistic shows the top controlled prescription drugs (CPDs) dispensed based on dosage units in the U.S. from 2011 to 2016. In 2016, about 6.2 billion hydrocodone dosage units were dispensed in the United States.
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Top 10 controlled prescription drugs (CPDs) dispensed based on dosage units in the U.S. from 2011 to 2016 (in billions)*

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201620152014201320122011
Hydrocodone6.26.788.79.19.1
Oxycodone4.34.44.34.34.54.6
Tramadol3.23.33.53.43.32.9
Alprazolam2.82.933.13.13.1
Codeine2.62.92.62.82.93.1
Clonazepam1.71.71.81.71.71.6
Amphetamine Dextroamphetamine1.61.41.31.21.11.1
Lorazepam1.41.41.51.51.51.5
Zolpidem1.11.11.21.31.41.4
Methylphenidate110.90.90.90.9
201620152014201320122011
Hydrocodone6.26.788.79.19.1
Oxycodone4.34.44.34.34.54.6
Tramadol3.23.33.53.43.32.9
Alprazolam2.82.933.13.13.1
Codeine2.62.92.62.82.93.1
Clonazepam1.71.71.81.71.71.6
Amphetamine Dextroamphetamine1.61.41.31.21.11.1
Lorazepam1.41.41.51.51.51.5
Zolpidem1.11.11.21.31.41.4
Methylphenidate110.90.90.90.9
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This statistic shows the top controlled prescription drugs (CPDs) dispensed based on dosage units in the U.S. from 2011 to 2016. In 2016, about 6.2 billion hydrocodone dosage units were dispensed in the United States.
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