EPIC Program Annual Data Tables 2006-2007: 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 Totals2,135,579 $214,417,516
Percent of Top 20 Drugs to Total EPIC Payments 19.00% 31.97%
1PLAVIX (75 MG)SS290,161$37,575,2421
2NEXIUM (40 MG)SS106,826$18,736,00413
3PREVACID (30 MG)SS78,927$13,958,13421
4PROTONIX (40 MG)SS103,978$13,848,92114
5LIPITOR (20 MG)SS107,017$13,520,58212
6LIPITOR (10 MG)SS147,932$12,864,7855
7FOSAMAX (70 MG)SS129,090$10,160,6197
8NORVASC (5 MG)BNMS165,142$9,377,2323
9NORVASC (10 MG)BNMS127,459$9,189,3078
10PROCRIT (40000/ML)BNMS4,928$8,322,017473
11ARICEPT (10 MG)SS55,055$7,718,08433
12ZETIA (10 MG)SS80,251$7,684,29520
13LIPITOR (40 MG)SS56,871$7,070,42230
14OMEPRAZOLE (20 MG)Gen83,110$6,853,50218
15ACIPHEX (20 MG)SS34,785$6,818,95575
16AMBIEN (10 MG)BNMS86,389$6,427,42117
17ADVAIR DISKUS (250-50MCG)SS61,575$6,261,36828
18ACTONEL (35 MG)SS80,734$6,198,49719
19TOPROL XL (100 MG)BNMS131,133$5,943,6056
20TOPROL XL (50 MG)BNMS204,216$5,888,5242

* Table IX lists the top 20 drugs ranked by EPIC Payments and number of adjudicated claims for the program year (October 1, 2006-September 30, 2007) 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'.