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What Are America's Most Popular Drugs?


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Last year 10 of the most popular medicines were generic – grim news for pharmaceutical companies that are always looking out for a blockbuster drug through patented brands that aren't eligible yet for generic compositions.

The top 10 include Vicodin, Zocor, Lisinopril, Synthroid, Norvasc, Prilosec, Zithromax, Glucophage, and hydrochlorothiazide, a high blood pressure medicine.


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