Top 200 drugs by WAC for hospitals in 2001

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NDCHealth provides top 200 drugs data for hospitals for 2001. This is by dollars

 

HEALTH-SYSTEM EDITION
CLINICAL PRACTICE

TOP 200 DRUGS BY WHOLESALE ACQUISITION COST

Here are the top 200 drugs, including both brands and generics, as ranked by dollars for the hospital market in 2001. Data on the top 200 drugs as ranked by units will be published in our March 18 issue.

 

Rank
Product
Total dolars
1
Epogen
$752,716,345.45
2
Procrit
711,686,244.40
3
Lovenox
648,790,099.26
4
Rocephin
539,625,496.42
5
NovoSeven
527,807,664.00
6
Levaquin
489,489,961.14
7
Neupogen
468,710,311.00
8
Zofran
390,165,796.29
9
Zocor
361,147,771.10
10
ReoPro
321,058,350.00
11
Remicade
314,305,123.88
12
Rituxan
293,928,342.98
13
Zyprexa
270,776,935.11
14
Taxol
259,700,944.62
15
Cordarone IV
257,924,596.15
16
Diprivan
256,498,652.42
17
Zosyn
245,276,328.01
18
Prilosec
230,839,993.09
19
Integrilin
221,238,165.78
20
Prevacid
218,152,061.59
21
Paraplatin
215,771,488.08
22
Sodium chloride
210,993,001.41
23
Propofol
207,642,300.49
24
Aredia
207,092,593.79
25
Cipro
171,147,556.23
26
Camptosar
163,770,542.51
27
Risperdal
156,890,648.45
28
Zemuron
155,932,200.75
29
Taxotere
151,151,090.64
30
Ultane
150,521,800.35
31
Diflucan/ns
149,683,277.32
32
Primaxin
145,463,499.61
33
Omnipaque
141,385,800.97
34
Gemzar
138,768,983.31
35
Unasyn
134,479,599.43
36
Glucophage
124,734,781.21
37
Morphine sulfate
124,505,750.10
38
Ketorolac tromethamine
121,847,733.15
39
Ativan
121,835,888.40
40
Lupron depot
121,772,944.72
41
Vancomycin hcl
120,817,774.18
42
AmBisome
118,399,038.00
43
Activase
117,887,000.00
44
Neurontin
117,671,195.77
45
Aciphex
115,355,829.56
46
Cefazolin sodium
115,308,686.58
47
Synagis
115,226,201.30
48
Gammagard s/d
115,073,379.00
49
Cipro IV.
114,856,838.40
50
Optiray 320
110,929,229.40
51
Zoloft
108,369,597.30
52
Isovue-300
108,293,024.84
53
Retavase
107,128,839.68
54
Zoladex
105,759,745.74
55
Prozac
105,075,460.24
56
Anzemet
101,841,335.56
57
Flovent
98,573,030.09
58
Multi-12
97,460,685.00
59
Abelcet
97,103,746.00
60
Norvasc
92,620,320.76
61
Lipitor
92,502,015.21
62
Duragesic
91,652,934.57
63
Paxil
91,641,265.14
64
Midazolam HCl
91,277,000.34
65
Trasylol
89,060,346.70
66
Kytril
87,437,651.84
67
Polygam s/d
86,940,178.51
68
OxyContin
$86,489,285.08
69
Primacor/d5w
85,692,386.69
70
Zithromax
84,783,468.03
71
Seroquel
84,327,332.51
72
Suprane
83,876,095.23
73
Herceptin
82,035,432.72
74
Adenoscan
81,647,696.13
75
Celebrex
79,837,990.35
76
Pepcid
79,364,902.84
77
Plavix
78,539,230.72
78
Tequin
78,142,640.88
79
TNKase
78,051,600.00
80
Doxycycline hyclate
76,784,853.17
81
Ifex/Mesnex
76,365,059.86
82
Augmentin
76,303,755.28
83
Aggrastat
76,002,985.46
84
Albumin
75,699,521.89
85
Depakote
74,335,672.17
86
Recombivax hb
73,449,358.68
87
Vioxx
72,992,693.01
88
Ipratropium bromide
71,878,501.48
89
Zestril
71,876,994.55
90
Zantac
70,024,179.37
91
Isovue-370
68,602,081.61
92
Combivir
68,220,659.19
93
Diflucan
67,403,377.36
94
Gammar-p IV
67,312,960.00
95
Prinivil
66,495,547.32
96
Maxipime
64,861,118.24
97
Premarin
62,933,909.88
98
Fortaz
62,646,592.15
99
Serevent
62,014,853.09
100
Fentanyl citrate
60,894,278.15
101
Survanta
59,475,612.60
102
Buminate
58,975,652.92
103
Cefotan
58,103,996.49
104
Prevnar
57,601,250.00
105
Benefix
57,437,506.41
106
Vancocin hcl
56,811,669.97
107
Combivent
55,939,648.66
108
Protonix
55,448,669.00
109
Lorazepam
55,440,919.26
110
VePesid
55,394,997.90
111
Famotidine
55,273,528.37
112
Flonase
55,254,213.21
113
Ventolin
55,190,731.47
114
Sandostatin
55,150,797.71
115
Zyrtec
54,723,326.42
116
Optiray 350
54,402,197.73
117
Allegra
54,165,296.58
118
Immune globulin
53,939,229.84
119
Albuterol sulfate
53,626,069.40
120
Thrombin-jmi
53,421,825.07
121
Heparin sodium
53,408,048.21
122
Visipaque
52,418,580.35
123
Zyvox
52,409,824.48
124
Engerix-B
52,108,194.15
125
Rocephin/iso-osmotic dextrose
51,511,373.45
126
Celexa
51,419,123.79
127
Albuminar-25
51,077,315.16
128
Nebcin
50,596,706.89
129
Solu-medrol
50,523,145.67
130
Primacor
49,538,674.34
131
Leukine
49,116,638.37
132
Magnevist
48,989,785.10
133
Promethazine HCl
48,762,649.70
134
Viracept
48,657,637.36
135
Fragmin
$48,366,650.26
136
Prograf
48,141,703.23
137
Merrem
48,101,820.40
138
Diltiazem HCl
47,538,472.30
139
Atrovent
47,069,521.28
140
Avandia
46,923,684.38
141
Protonix IV
46,472,500.00
142
Potassium chloride
46,375,442.46
143
Claforan
46,320,205.01
144
Depo-Provera contraceptive
46,257,374.29
145
Ranitidine HCl
46,196,809.43
146
Imitrex
45,235,845.90
147
Percocet
44,989,762.65
148
Coumadin
43,851,749.26
149
Lidocaine HCl
43,471,154.44
150
Doxil
43,389,359.56
151
CellCept
43,337,832.74
152
Zithromax IV
43,269,025.77
153
Timentin
42,933,490.69
154
Ambien
42,226,489.83
155
Fosamax
42,187,540.50
156
Cerebyx
42,100,152.18
157
Furosemide
42,092,791.85
158
Ms contin
41,426,547.91
159
Proleukin
41,335,623.00
160
Onxol
41,118,601.33
161
Claritin
41,118,341.44
162
Dipyridamole
40,719,755.54
163
Albumarc
39,976,103.39
164
Adalat cc
39,922,580.24
165
Versed
39,451,834.38
166
Cervidil
39,259,268.89
167
Hycamtin
38,473,286.52
168
Terazosin HCl
38,028,052.09
169
Wellbutrin SR
38,027,507.20
170
Zerit
37,732,068.88
171
Cleocin phosphate in d5w
36,944,486.45
172
Plendil
36,489,292.49
173
Effexor XR
36,447,316.43
174
Brevibloc
36,255,292.60
175
Intron-a
36,025,991.58
176
Thymoglobulin
35,616,828.00
177
Fortaz in iso-osmotic dextrose
35,407,448.84
178
Acyclovir sodium
35,376,570.26
179
Singulair
35,092,276.09
180
Vecuronium bromide
34,743,849.59
181
Tiazac
34,684,299.21
182
Ferrlecit
33,396,996.00
183
Sodium bicarbonate
33,374,570.36
184
Mefoxin
33,325,953.00
185
Novantrone
33,323,092.12
186
Xalatan
33,219,675.60
187
Hydrocodone w/APAP
33,203,044.73
188
Sandostatin lar
32,681,565.81
189
Albuterol
32,667,230.99
190
Neoral
32,086,697.18
191
Gamimune n
32,081,228.35
192
Zemplar
31,957,082.60
193
Dextrose 5% water
31,454,187.46
194
Xylocaine
31,261,222.41
195
Synthroid
31,139,021.75
196
Omniscan
31,037,315.32
197
Nimbex
30,951,331.80
198
M.V.I. 12
30,849,425.99
199
INFeD
30,735,071.28
200
Avonex
30,611,480.20
Total
$20,571,904,413.50

 



Top 200 drugs by WAC for hospitals in 2001.

Drug Topics

2002;4:hse14.

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