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List of Bestselling Drugs

Posted on the 11 March 2011 by Medicineman

Have you ever been wondering which are the best selling drugs?
Here is a top 10 list of bestselling drugs in the US, listed according to sales in 2006.

Rank 2006Brand Name(s)Generic NameCompany(ies)Disease/Medical Use

1 Lipitor Atorvastatin Pfizer Cholesterol

2 Advair, Seretide Fluticasone + Salmeterol GlaxoSmithKline Asthma

3 Plavix, Iscover Clopidogrel Bristol-Myers Squibb/Sanofi-Aventis Thrombotic events

4 Nexium Esomeprazole AstraZeneca Gastrointestinal disorders

5 Norvasc Amlodipine Pfizer Hypertension

6 Remicade Infliximab Johnson & Johnson, Schering-Plough, Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma Crohn's disease, Rheumatoid arthritis

7 Enbrel Etanercept Wyeth Rheumatoid arthritis

8 Zyprexa Olanzapine Eli Lilly and Company Psychosis

9 Diovan Valsartan Novartis Hypertension

10 Risperdal Risperidone Johnson & Johnson Psychosis

Full table with top 200 bestselling products is available on Wikipedia.  

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