TABLE 1

Total Number of Outpatient Retail Prescriptions Dispensed (in Millions) to the Pediatric and Adult Populations From US Retail Pharmacies, 2002 Through 2010

Prescription200220032004200520062007200820092010
Total 3038.93084.03116.23193.03307.83456.93545.83566.73596.3
Pediatric (0 to <18 y)283.3286.7266.8272.3273.3272.2262.2266.6263.6
Adult (≥18 y)2736.72779.42820.22892.03034.33184.63283.63299.53332.5
  • Source: VONA, 2002 through 2010; extracted March 2011.