HMG-CoA Reductase Inhibitor

Established Pharmacologic Class (EPC) Comparison, United States, 2016

Total Prescriptions in (2016)

Drug Name Total Prescriptions (2016) Percent Share
Atorvastatin 96,942,509 44.4%
Simvastatin 65,144,489 29.8%
Pravastatin Sodium 24,666,150 11.3%
Rosuvastatin Calcium 19,917,442 9.1%
Lovastatin 11,000,896 5%
Ezetimibe; Simvastatin 821,081 0.4%

Prescription data source: Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS) 2006-2016. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), Rockville, MD. ClinCalc DrugStats Database version 19.1. Read more about the ClinCalc DrugStats database.


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