HMG-CoA Reductase Inhibitors (statins)

Multum Therapeutic Class Comparison, United States, 2018

Total Prescriptions in (2018)

Drug Name Total Prescriptions (2018) Percent Share
Atorvastatin 112,474,024 51.5%
Simvastatin 48,007,044 22%
Rosuvastatin 24,138,061 11.1%
Pravastatin Sodium 24,022,032 11%
Lovastatin 8,769,144 4%
Pitavastatin 1,024,672 0.5%

Prescription data source: Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS) 2008-2018. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), Rockville, MD. ClinCalc DrugStats Database version 21.2. Read more about the ClinCalc DrugStats database.

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