Top 10 Most Prescribed, Top-Selling Drugs
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By Megan Brooks
Aug. 5, 2014 -- There's been little change in the top-prescribed and top-selling prescription drugs in the United States, according to the latest data from research firm IMS Health.
Synthroid (levothyroxine) continues to be the nation's most-prescribed drug, and the antipsychotic Abilify (aripiprazole) continues to have the highest sales.
The data reflect a rolling 12 months of history (July 2013 - June 2014) on the top 100 drugs by total sales and total prescriptions in the U.S.
The top 10 drugs by number of monthly prescriptions are:
The top 10 drugs by sales are:
The complete list of the top 100 can be found on Medscape.
SOURCE: Medscape: "Top 100 Most Prescribed, Top-Selling Drugs."