Year in Review: Top 20 medicines groups by prescription volume

Ranking Medicine Prescriptions
1 Paracetamol 2,940,000
2 Atorvastatin 1,430,000
3 Omeprazole 1,410,000
4 Amoxicillin 1,210,000
5 Aspirin 1,180,000
6 Ibuprofen 1,120,000
7 Metoprolol succinate 950,000
8 Salbutamol 930,000
9 Cilazapril 830,000
10 Colecalciferol 790,000
11 Prednisone 690,000
12 Amoxicillin with clavulanic acid 630,000
13 Metformin hydrochloride 620,000
14 Levothyroxine 610,000
15 Zopiclone 590,000
16 Loratadine 570,000
17 Cetirizine hydrochloride 530,000
18 Codeine phosphate 510,000
19 Docusate sodium with sennosides 490,000
20 Fluticasone propionate 480,000

 

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