Top 200 brand and generic drugs by retail dollars in 2002

April 7, 2003

Top 200 brand and generic drugs of 2002 by dollars

 

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TOP 200 BRAND DRUGS BY RETAIL DOLLARS IN 2002

The top 200 brand and generic drugs by number of prescriptions dispensed in retail pharmacies for 2002 were featured in our March 17 issue. Here's another way of looking at the data—by dollars.

RankProductTotal dollars (add 000)
1Lipitor$5,203,982
2Prevacid3,359,319
3Prilosec3,103,305
4Zocor3,099,092
5Celebrex2,379,539
6Zoloft2,355,274
7Paxil2,307,032
8Zyprexa2,099,951
9Norvasc1,791,688
10Nexium1,790,703
11Neurontin1,762,690
12Vioxx1,742,680
13OxyContin1,588,489
14Wellbutrin SR1,557,351
15Pravachol1,542,958
16Effexor XR1,534,770
17Celexa1,515,412
18Claritin1,470,888
19Allegra1,430,454
20Advair Diskus1,367,408
21Risperdal1,343,318
22Augmentin1,330,398
23Fosamax1,277,385
24Ambien1,276,193
25Plavix1,259,281
26Singulair1,192,047
27Actos1,172,617
28Premarin Tabs1,125,497
29Protonix1,085,427
30Zyrtec1,079,873
31Zithromax Z-Pak1,078,969
32Viagra1,062,441
33Cipro1,060,785
34Avandia985,592
35Levaquin975,249
36Aciphex940,916
37Imitrex Oral853,461
38Ortho Tri-Cyclen840,463
39Seroquel800,359
40Flonase765,807
41Duragesic752,733
42Synthroid749,441
43Lotrel682,746
44Toprol XL680,557
45Depakote666,238
46Topamax611,345
47Zestril607,167
48Prempro588,362
49Flovent588,048
50Lamisil Oral582,494
51Accupril569,082
52Enbrel563,595
53Concerta551,582
54Accutane548,347
55Valtrex541,924
56Claritin D 24HR526,903
57Evista518,305
58Nasonex515,867
59Diovan500,932
60Cozaar490,831
61Procrit477,752
62Altace475,435
63Combivir474,194
64Clarinex471,528
65Rebetol464,769
66Diflucan450,721
67Allegra-D439,645
68Aricept$435,245
69Bextra434,494
70PEG-Intron432,710
71Lamictal424,105
72Flomax423,444
73Glucovance408,869
74Tricor406,996
75Avonex396,970
76Glucophage396,420
77Glucophage XR396,259
78Ultram395,691
79Prozac392,527
80Adderall XR384,647
81Claritin RediTabs383,065
82Zofran382,035
83Coreg377,031
84Diovan HCT375,192
85Serevent373,657
86Detrol LA367,175
87Hyzaar363,535
88Humalog354,339
89Xalatan351,946
90Cefzil338,755
91Prinivil333,715
92Claritin D 12HR325,281
93Combivent324,713
94Glucotrol XL320,690
95Remeron318,167
96Zithromax Susp316,741
97Lotensin315,605
98Levoxyl310,721
99Coumadin Tabs309,057
100Asacol298,672
101Pulmicort Respules297,074
102Ditropan XL288,422
103Trizivir287,115
104Lovenox284,083
105Skelaxin275,583
106Neupogen274,680
107Biaxin XL273,633
108CellCept272,053
109Serzone269,824
110Copaxone268,207
111Biaxin267,635
112Kaletra265,290
113Humulin N263,439
114Viracept263,230
115Actonel262,657
116Avapro255,799
117Prograf249,844
118Zerit244,487
119Sustiva242,679
120Monopril239,119
121Tiazac235,885
122Rhinocort Aqua233,437
123Nasacort AQ232,261
124Omnicef231,488
125Klor-Con227,081
126Mobic223,533
127Epivir222,193
128Patanol219,682
129Adderall218,501
130Ceftin213,591
131Humalog Mix 75/25 Pn212,160
132Trileptal208,519
133Augmentin ES-600208,056
134Zomig207,372
135Tequin$206,996
136Provigil203,929
137Ultracet203,818
138Betaseron201,766
139Proscar201,688
140Miacalcin Nasal201,684
141Depakote ER200,338
142Humulin 70/30199,477
143Paxil CR198,760
144Geodon Oral197,675
145Lantus197,086
146Imitrex Inj196,220
147Amaryl194,737
148Xopenex192,650
149Famvir190,445
150Avelox190,302
151Zyrtec Syrup190,187
152Zanaflex187,603
153Zithromax186,204
154Inderal LA184,022
155AndroGel182,801
156Bactroban179,840
157Ortho-Novum 7/7/7178,540
158Sporanox175,151
159Plendil173,395
160Lescol172,274
161Differin168,930
162Ortho-Cyclen168,298
163Casodex165,173
164Tobradex161,985
165Macrobid161,170
166Zestoretic159,020
167Xenical157,392
168Atacand155,999
169Aldara155,082
170DDAVP154,336
171BenzaClin150,424
172Arava150,346
173Benzamycin147,361
174Detrol145,589
175Arthrotec143,187
176Cosopt142,736
177Niaspan142,578
178Penlac142,319
179RenaGel141,651
180Neoral141,624
181Dovonex141,193
182Epogen141,088
183Amoxil139,343
184Tussionex138,014
185Azmacort137,427
186Keppra137,292
187Ziagen137,182
188Welchol136,686
189Vicoprofen Non-Inj135,590
190Atrovent Inh135,529
191Prevpac135,064
192Dilantin Kapseals134,359
193Viread134,186
194Catapres-TTS133,982
195Maxalt132,952
196Mircette132,666
197Pulmicort Turbuhaler132,137
198Zantac132,035
199Lescol XL131,271
200Avalide130,452
All others$23,723,872

 

TOP 200 GENERIC DRUGS BY RETAIL DOLLARS IN 2002

RankProductTotal dollars (add 000)
1Fluoxetine$1,525,188
2Hydrocodone/APAP1,338,743
3Metformin855,056
4Albuterol Aerosol688,239
5Ranitidine HCl682,612
6Alprazolam635,184
7Atenolol603,765
8Lorazepam524,780
9Cephalexin499,149
10Propoxyphene-N/APAP462,955
11Enalapril437,319
12Buspirone HCl430,475
13Tamoxifen420,209
14Lisinopril415,831
15Amoxicillin379,308
16Amoxicillin/Pot Clav374,240
17Clonazepam366,678
18Albuterol Neb Soln343,592
19Verapamil SR330,602
20Naproxen330,521
21Minocycline325,955
22Isosorbide Mononitrt318,492
23Triamterene w/HCTZ310,853
24Warfarin302,441
25Carisoprodol290,934
26Glyburide283,831
27Metoprolol Tartrate277,175
28Furosemide Oral259,130
29Cartia XT255,572
30Nifedipine ER253,518
31Ibuprofen251,593
32Famotidine248,999
33Diltiazem CD248,995
34Acetaminophen w/Cod248,555
35Terazosin245,807
36Cyclobenzaprine232,720
37Hydrochlorothiazide214,647
38Potassium Chloride210,150
39Trazodone HCl208,149
40Gemfibrozil207,270
41Acyclovir206,449
42Clindamycin Systemic204,833
43Tramadol203,925
44Nabumetone200,294
45Amiodarone185,146
46Amitriptyline183,308
47Doxazosin179,188
48Morphine Sul Non Inj171,514
49Trimethoprim/Sulfa167,335
50Methotrexate162,766
51Ipratropium Bromide160,838
52Spironolactone158,838
53Amphetamine Salt Cmb156,115
54Prednisone Oral155,421
55Bisoprolol/HCTZ154,031
56Cefuroxime Axetil152,175
57Oxycodone w/APAP143,949
58Clotrimazl/Betamthsn140,521
59Captopril140,483
60Doxycycline138,990
61Fluvoxamine138,395
62Lovastatin136,917
63Nifedical XL136,260
64Trimox131,557
65Diclofenac Sodium121,187
66Cimetidine118,823
67Diazepam118,482
68Butalbital/APAP/Caf$115,520
69Hydroxychloroquine115,089
70Phentermine112,934
71Sotalol110,509
72Clonidine108,300
73Estradiol Oral107,580
74Nitroglycerin106,843
75Allopurinol105,770
76Methylprednis Tabs105,247
77Nifedipine105,215
78Tizanidine HCl104,897
79Clobetasol103,461
80Etodolac101,543
81Carbidopa/Levodopa100,811
82Hydroxyzine99,109
83Lisinopril/HCTZ98,123
84Temazepam96,250
85Clorazepate Dipot95,842
86Benzonatate92,140
87Clindamycin Topical91,634
88Methylphenidate90,370
89Nortriptyline89,169
90Carbidopa/Levdpa ER88,885
91Diltiazem SR85,559
92Glipizide81,839
93Metoclopramide81,110
94Medrxyprgsterone Tab80,728
95Naproxen Sodium80,371
96Labetalol79,607
97Phenytoin Sodium Ext75,446
98Clozapine74,029
99Promethazine Tabs72,612
100Megestrol Oral Susp72,582
101Cefadroxil71,570
102Propranolol HCl70,078
103Carbamazepine69,619
104Baclofen68,513
105Azathioprine67,686
106Metronidazole Tabs66,474
107Bupropion66,369
108Timolol Maleate GFS64,210
109Cefaclor64,186
110Tretinoin64,126
111Nadolol63,661
112Methocarbamol63,345
113Ketoconazole Topical62,866
114Penicillin VK62,774
115Nystatin Systemic61,249
116Ursodiol60,466
117Pentoxifylline60,177
118Orphenadrine Citrate58,082
119Piroxicam57,500
120Propafenone57,476
121Hyoscyamine57,093
122Omeprazole56,508
123Microgestn Fe 1.5/3056,159
124Promethazine/Codeine56,048
125Triamcinln Acet Top55,640
126Microgestin Fe 1/2055,614
127Octicair55,261
128Oxaprozin55,169
129Fluocinonide55,160
130Prochlorperaz Mal51,987
131Glyburide Micronized51,560
132Imipramine HCl51,083
133Butalbital Cmpd w/Cd50,095
134Atenolol Chlorthal49,735
135Meclizine HCl$49,635
136Oxandrin48,972
137Doxepin47,431
138Butorphanol NS46,062
139Diphenoxylate w/Atro45,716
140Nitrofurantoin Mcroc45,469
141Dicyclomine HCl44,591
142Folic Acid43,221
143Nizatidine41,379
144Indomethacin40,833
145Desmopressin Acetate40,614
146Hydrocortsn Valerate40,180
147Indapamide39,516
148Sucralfate39,340
149Oxybutynin Chloride38,993
150Prednisolne Acet Oph38,825
151Lithium Carbonate38,563
152Hydrocortison Top Rx38,154
153Clomiphene Citrate37,295
154Quinine Sulfate37,243
155Guaifenesin/Pseudoep36,811
156NovoLog36,725
157Albuterol Oral Liq36,180
158Neomycin/Polymx/HC35,966
159Cyclosporine Micro34,304
160Bumetanide Non-Inj34,262
161Indomethacin SR33,859
162Chlorhexidine Glucon33,612
163Sulindac33,565
164Guanfacine HCl33,433
165Ketoconazole Syst33,340
166Estropipate33,131
167Megestrol Tabs32,875
168Dexamethasone Oral32,545
169Phenazopyridine HCl32,302
170Oxazepam31,858
171Lactulose31,857
172Nicotine Transdermal31,643
173Ery-Tab31,364
174Enulose31,290
175Guaifenesin LA31,238
176Cholestyramine30,750
177Haloperidol30,674
178Desoximetasone30,638
179Timolol Maleate Oph30,185
180Torsemide30,174
181Naproxen EC29,602
182Methimazole29,528
183Methadone HCl Non-In29,496
184Theophylline SR29,446
185Butalbital Cmpd29,217
186Prednisolone Oral29,107
187Ibuprofen Liquid29,027
188Ketoprofen28,988
189Enalapril Mal/HCTZ28,587
190Polymyxin B/Trimeth28,429
191Tetracycline28,242
192Nitroquick27,606
193Diclofenac Potassium27,158
194Benztropine27,031
195Methylphenidate SR26,906
196Q-Mibid-LA26,654
197Calcitriol26,518
198Dextroamphetamine Sf26,327
199Sulfasalazine26,161
200Adipex-P26,153
All others$3,444,284

 

Top 200 brand and generic drugs by retail dollars in 2002. Drug Topics 2003;7:53,57.