EPIC Program Annual Data Tables 2007-2008: Table IX

Table IX
Top Twenty Drugs Based on EPIC Payments
Rank by
Drug and StrengthDrug
of Claims
EPIC PaymentsRank by Number
of Claims
Top 20 Totals1,650,868$139,029,909
Percent of Top 20 Drugs to Total EPIC Payments 15.47%30.83%
1PLAVIX (75 MG)SS284,617$25,229,8661
2NEXIUM (40 MG)SS111,836$13,838,2957
3PREVACID (30 MG)SS72,720$9,284,15621
4PROTONIX (40 MG)BNMS93,415$8,968,35911
5LIPITOR (20 MG)SS97,839$8,453,82110
6LIPITOR (10 MG)SS126,355$7,866,5834
7FOSAMAX (70 MG)BNMS114,738$6,589,9086
8ARICEPT (10 MG)SS59,867$5,792,83928
9PROCRIT (40000/ML)BNMS3,511$5,203,889596
10ACIPHEX (20 MG)SS31,101$5,170,10278
11SPIRIVA (18MCG)SS78,469$5,152,43917
12LIPITOR (40 MG)SS55,969$4,922,18133
13ADVAIR DISKUS (250-50MCG)SS59,210$4,588,09629
14ZETIA (10 MG)SS69,259$4,578,53124
15FLOMAX (0.4 MG)SS75,380$4,216,11919
16ACTONEL (35 MG)SS75,103$4,208,83220
17OMEPRAZOLE (20 MG)Gen118,267$3,932,5175
18CELEBREX (200 MG)SS42,193$3,819,15747
19PANTOPRAZOLE SODIUM (40 MG)Gen49,065$3,718,59241
20LIDODERM (5%(700MG))SS31,954$3,495,62775

* Table IX lists the top 20 drugs ranked by EPIC Payments and number of adjudicated claims for the program year (October 1, 2007-September 30, 2008) as well as the percentage of the totals they represent for the year.

** Drug Type values are BNMS='Brand Name Multi-Source', Gen='Generic' and SS='Sole Source'.