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10 Most Profitable Drugs


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Plavix (Bristol-Myers Squibb/Sanofi-Aventis)

This medication is used to prevent heart attacks and strokes. Although it has risen to the second spot on the list, its sales were a mere $5.9 billion, less than half those of Lipitor. However, Plavix had 2.5 times the annual growth of Lipitor.