The Top Ten Prescribed Drugs in the U.S.

 The top 10 prescribed drugs in the U.S. for 2010 in order of prescriptions written are:
Hydrocodone (combined with acetaminophen) -- 131.2 million prescriptions
Generic Zocor (simvastatin), a cholesterol-lowering statin drug -- 94.1 million prescriptions
Lisinopril (brand names include Prinivil and Zestril), a blood pressure drug -- 87.4 million prescriptions
Generic Synthroid (levothyroxine


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