HMG-CoA Reductase Inhibitor

Established Pharmacologic Class (EPC) Comparison, United States, 2014

Total Prescriptions in (2014)

Drug Name Total Prescriptions (2014) Percent Share
Simvastatin 81,518,801 35.9%
Atorvastatin 74,227,209 32.7%
Pravastatin Sodium 29,717,750 13.1%
Rosuvastatin Calcium 24,760,854 10.9%
Lovastatin 12,970,784 5.7%
Ezetimibe; Simvastatin 3,612,666 1.6%

Prescription data source: Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS) 2004-2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), Rockville, MD. ClinCalc DrugStats Database version 17.0. Read more about the ClinCalc DrugStats database.


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