Top 200 brand and generic drugs by retail sales in 2001

February 18, 2002

Top 200 brand and generic drugs by dollar sales

 

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TOP 200 BRAND-NAME DRUGS BY RETAIL SALES IN 2001

The following two pages list the top 200 drugs, by brand versus generics, in terms of dollars for the retail market in 2001. Data on the top 200 drugs by units will be published in our March 4 issue.

 

RankProductTotal retail
1Lipitor$4,517,478
2Prilosec3,999,001
3Prevacid3,195,795
4Zocor2,739,193
5Celebrex2,387,217
6Zoloft2,152,547
7Paxil2,124,120
8Vioxx2,026,156
9Prozac1,993,826
10Augmentin1,873,078
11Claritin1,869,702
12Zyprexa1,823,417
13Norvasc1,766,534
14Glucophage1,734,449
15OxyContin1,485,974
16Neurontin1,485,674
17Pravachol1,420,135
18Premarin Tabs1,240,435
19Risperdal1,188,260
20Wellbutrin SR1,185,924
21Allegra1,164,725
22Effexor XR1,151,407
23Celexa1,139,686
24Zithromax Z-Pak1,07,4728
25Cipro1,065,954
26Ambien1,048,101
27Fosamax1,038,348
28Singulair1,003,886
29Viagra984,294
30Zyrtec974,546
31Actos934,068
32Avandia925,312
33Zestril910,557
34Levaquin897,419
35Plavix870,797
36Imitrex Oral813,924
37Prempro780,565
38Ortho Tri-Cyclen767,798
39Synthroid747,935
40Flovent737,944
41Depakote731,231
42Aciphex719,922
43Flonase701,222
44Ultram697,044
45Accutane627,995
46Enbrel594,691
47Claritin D 24HR570,741
48Accupril563,438
49Lamisil Oral543,014
50Protonix542,477
51Seroquel539,158
52Lotrel538,077
53Duragesic530,004
54Nasonex512,839
55Adderall511,728
56Prinivil508,165
57Combivir496,088
58Toprol XL490,179
59Serevent489,795
60Evista470,824
61Ceftin465,875
62Nexium458,417
63Advair Diskus451,041
64Cozaar441,399
65Claritin D 12HR441,381
66Valtrex429,599
67Diflucan425,466
68Aricept412,649
69Procrit401,364
70Topamax393,202
71Allegra-D390,100
72Avonex385,829
73Serzone382,157
74Claritin RediTabs375,481
75Xalatan374,152
76Diovan371,954
77Concerta370,393
78Biaxin370,073
79Coumadin Tabs370,057
80Cefzil366,877
81Remeron340,805
82Flomax337,822
83Lotensin327,290
84Glucotrol XL324,686
85Hyzaar323,784
86Humulin N312,896
87Viracept310,946
88Zofran303,297
89Altace300,453
90Lamictal294,040
91Zithromax Susp290,699
92Zerit288,401
93Combivent286,174
94Coreg285,232
95Asacol279,278
96Tricor277,821
97Neupogen272,775
98Humalog266,521
99Pepcid266,136
100Detrol263,993
101Diovan HCT263,979
103Relafen259,266
104Glucovance253,236
105Biaxin XL251,903
106Baycol246,052
107Betaseron241,988
108Monopril241,161
109Lovenox240,980
110Ditropan XL239,333
111Levoxyl239,292
112Tiazac238,839
113K-Dur 20233,863
114Avapro230,531
115Miacalcin Nasal227,983
116Zestoretic227,307
117Humulin 70/30225,731
118Tequin223,719
119Epivir220,419
120Sustiva216,082
121CellCept215,841
122Copaxone213,685
123Glucophage XR212,769
124Sporanox212,615
125Adalat CC212,271
126Zomig208,735
127BuSpar Dividose208,429
128Prograf207,996
129Lescol205,485
130Axid201,825
131Xenical201,797
132Imitrex Inj199,472
133Famvir198,800
134Ortho-Novum 7/7/7196,422
135Benzamycin192,208
136Proscar190,993
137Bactroban188,238
138Patanol185,361
139Neoral183,755
140Skelaxin183,333
141Alesse-28183,018
142Plendil182,054
143Alphagan180,333
144Azmacort179,945
145Mevacor177,827
146Ortho-Cyclen175,595
147Kaletra175,448
148Amaryl174,919
149Detrol LA174,316
150Pulmicort Respules173,880
151Nasacort AQ171,222
152Cardizem CD170,973
153BuSpar169,972
154Zanaflex169,965
155Meridia164,191
156Differin161,988
157Mobic161,316
158Dilantin Kapseals161,048
159Atrovent Inh157,109
160Zantac155,470
161Casodex155,067
162Rhinocort Aqua154,080
163Serostim153,387
164Tobradex152,977
165Rebetron 1200 Pen152,971
166Procardia XL151,433
167Zyrtec Syrup150,246
168Mircette149,948
169Triphasil147,239
170Arava146,950
171Arthrotec146,940
172Macrobid144,811
173Trizivir144,606
174Omnicef142,600
175Amoxil142,582
176Actonel141,290
177Pulmicort Turbuhaler141,095
178DDAVP140,645
179Ziagen138,565
180Vicoprofen Non-Inj138,135
181Lanoxin137,196
182Xanax136,064
183Atacand135,194
184Gonal-F134,971
185Lotrisone134,846
186Humalog Mix 75/25 Pn134,665
187Vasotec133,982
188Penlac133,439
189Elocon131,362
190Accolate131,032
191Provigil129,704
192Dovonex128,358
193Cosopt127,964
194Xopenex127,699
195Avelox127,411
196Lupron Depot127,216
197MS Contin125,281
198Epogen125,197
199Estratest Tabs124,689
200Viramune122,805
 All others22,948,585

 

TOP 200 GENERIC DRUGS BY RETAIL SALES IN 2001

RankProductTotal retail
1Hydrocodone/APAP$1,196,475
2Fluoxetine730,648
3Ranitidine HCl707,835
4Albuterol Aerosol702,662
5Alprazolam598,903
6Atenolol551,753
7Lorazepam536,468
8Propoxyphene-N/APAP476,805
9Tamoxifen443,451
10Cephalexin442,375
11Enalapril432,451
12Albuterol Neb Soln368,869
13Clonazepam367,277
14Amoxicillin366,823
15Verapamil SR335,300
16Glyburide333,744
17Isosorbide Mononitrate331,553
18Triamterene w/HCTZ324,039
19Naproxen323,016
20Minocycline319,240
21Buspirone HCl309,301
22Cartia XT308,436
23Nifedipine ER303,866
24Carisoprodol298,046
25Terazosin287,544
26Metoprolol Tartrate273,463
27Ibuprofen257,002
28Acetaminophen w/Cod255,322
29Furosemide Oral255,015
30Warfarin240,176
31Cyclobenzaprine226,804
32Acyclovir224,051
33Diltiazem CD211,696
34Doxazosin209,082
35Gemfibrozil203,637
36Trazodone HCl200,631
37Hydrochlorothiazide189,601
38Famotidine185,953
39Trimethoprim/Sulfa175,624
40Amitriptyline173,146
41Ipratropium Bromide171,755
42Bisoprolol/HCTZ167,567
43Amiodarone167,213
44Clindamycin Systemic160,811
45Trimox154,402
46Prednisone Oral152,704
47Methotrexate151,220
48Propranolol LA146,165
49Spironolactone145,930
50Potassium Chloride142,163
51Cimetidine139,327
52Captopril135,671
53Methylphenidate129,344
54Doxycycline128,377
55Diclofenac Sodium117,586
56Estradiol Oral116,408
57Fluvoxamine116,393
58Hydroxychloroquine115,541
59Diazepam111,830
60Nitroglycerin110,455
61Methylprednis Tabs109,528
62Clorazepate Dipot109,508
63Etodolac109,220
64Phentermine108,739
65Medroxyprogesterone Tab106,196
66Morphine Sul Non Inj105,841
67Clonidine101,132
68Diltiazem SR98,979
69Oxycodone w/APAP98,438
70Sotalol97,633
71Allopurinol96,903
72Temazepam96,673
73Nortriptyline94,469
74Butalbital/APAP/Caf92,443
75Clobetasol92,049
76Carbidopa/Levodopa92,048
77Glipizide87,310
78Benzonatate85,550
79Nifedipine84,281
80Cefaclor81,787
81Carbidopa/Levodopa ER78,683
82Labetalol77,013
83Cefadroxil75,859
84Naproxen Sodium75,635
85Pentoxifylline75,091
86Metoclopramide74,871
87Carbamazepine72,545
88Nifedical XL72,519
89Nadolol70,196
90Clotrimazl/Betamthsn68,582
91Clindamycin Topical68,148
92Azathioprine67,528
93Orphenadrine Citrate66,430
94Bupropion66,124
95Neomycin/Polymx/HC65,704
96Glyburide Micronized65,324
97Propranolol HCl64,074
98Metronidazole Tabs63,001
99Hyoscyamine61,291
100Ketoconazole Topical61,187
101Methocarbamol61,033
102Clozapine60,494
103Phenytoin Sodium Ext58,908
104Fluocinonide58,551
105Prochlorperaz Mal57,489
106Gleevec55,970
107Imipramine HCl55,779
108Meclizine HCl54,570
109Oxaprozin53,808
110Nystatin Systemic53,775
111Tretinoin53,462
112Baclofen51,786
113Hydroxyzine51,600
114Doxepin51,044
115Triamcinln Acet Top50,968
116Penicillin VK50,961
117Atenolol Chlorthal49,300
118Dicyclomine HCl47,923
119Nabumetone48,860
120Piroxicam47,709
121Timolol Maleate GFS47,483
122Ursodiol46,498
123Butalbital Cmpd w/Cd46,493
124Indapamide45,774
125Diphenoxylate w/Atro45,609
126Promethazine/Codeine45,519
127Guaifenesin/Pseudoep45,050
128Adipex-P43,921
129Nitrofurantoin Mcroc42,492
130Lithium Carbonate42,087
131Hydrocortsn Valerate41,175
132Sucralfate40,980
133Prednisolone Oral40,943
134Prednisolne Acet Oph40,713
135Oxybutynin Chloride40,313
136Desmopressin Acetate39,419
137Theophylline SR39,260
138Folic Acid38,781
139Indomethacin38,662
140Hydrocortisone Top Rx38,573
141Methylphenidate SR38,559
142Clomiphene Citrate37,793
143Albuterol Oral Liq37,010
144Ketoprofen36,980
145Promethazine Tabs36,876
146Octicair36,690
147Estropipate36,624
148Ery-Tab36,378
149Guanfacine HCl35,450
150Sulindac35,442
151Bumetanide Non-Inj35,153
152Propafenone34,398
153Ketoconazole Syst33,678
154Guaifenesin Rx33,389
155Enulose33,374
156Phenazopyridine HCl33,122
157Timolol Maleate Oph32,898
158Indomethacin SR32,307
159Diclofenac Sodium SR32,138
160Desoximetasone31,780
161Diclofenac Potassium31,746
162Polymyxin B/Trimeth31,532
163Ticlopidine31,371
164Chlorhexidine Glucon30,745
165Cromolyn Sod Neb Sln30,445
166Haloperidol30,322
167Oxazepam29,844
168Tetracycline29,194
169Cyclosporine Micro28,370
170Dexamethasone Oral28,087
171Quintex PSE28,051
172Megestrol Tabs28,041
173Cholestyramine27,772
174Nitroquick27,046
175Sulfasalazine26,981
176Quinine Sulfate26,850
177Lactulose26,332
178Clotrimazole Top26,309
179Phenobarbital26,298
180Nystatin/Triamcinoln26,168
181Guaifenesin LA26,092
182Ibuprofen Liquid25,903
183Doxycycline Monhydrt25,410
184Valproic Acid25,346
185Dipyridamole25,215
186Butalbital Cmpd24,656
187Levothyroxine23,760
188Benztropine23,752
189Triazolam23,742
190Colchicine23,694
191Methadone HCl Non-In23,331
192Naproxen EC23,317
193Diltia XT22,678
194Nicotine Transdermal22,673
195Diflorasone22,626
196Selegiline22,621
197Hydroxyzine Pamoate22,553
198Lonox22,262
199Hydroxyurea21,957
200Erythromycin Topical21,914
All others2,769,669

Source: Scott-Levin SPA 12/01

 

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