Community medicines

Number of funded prescriptions dispensed.

Rank Medicine Therapeutic Group 2020/2021
1 Paracetamol Analgesics 2,870,000
2 Atorvastatin Cardiovascular 1,640,000
3 Omeprazole Alimentary 1,590,000
4 Aspirin Antithrombotics 1,130,000
5 Ibuprofen Analgesics 1,000,000
6 Metoprolol succinate Cardiovascular 960,000
7 Colecalciferol Musculoskeletal 950,000
8 Amoxicillin Anti-infectives 890,000
9 Cilazapril Cardiovascular 840,000
10 Salbutamol Respiratory 780,000
11 Levothyroxine Hormones 670,000
12 Prednisone Hormones 610,000
13 Cetirizine hydrochloride Antihistamines 600,000
14 Zopiclone Nervous System 600,000
15 Metformin hydrochloride Diabetes 590,000
16 Docusate sodium with sennosides Laxatives 570,000
17 Amlodipine Cardiovascular 560,000
18 Loratadine Antihistamines 560,000
19 Amoxicillin with clavulanic acid Anti-infectives 540,000
20 Codeine phosphate Analgesics 530,000
      18,480,000