Thursday, November 7th, 2013...5:41 pm
Q3 2013 Drug Sales Data Released: Top Five Drugs Each Post Over $1 Billion in Sales
The latest U.S. drug sales data has been released by Drugs.com. Rankings for the top five drugs by sales remain unchanged in the third quarter. Otsuka’s antipsychotic Abilify and AstraZeneca’s Nexium retain their number one and two spots, respectively. Nexium, the top proton pump inhibitor faces sizable over-the-counter competition, a looming Rx-to-OTC switch, and patent loss in 2014. AbbVie’s Humira, Eli Lilly’s Cymbalta, and AstraZeneca’s Crestor round out the remaining top five.
View the full data here…