• Most prescribed drugs in the UK
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    15 Most Prescribed Drugs in the UK

    In this post, I am looking at the most prescribed drugs in the UK. In brief, I review their indicated use and comment on possible causes of drug popularity. 15 most prescribed drugs in the UK are used for the treatment of the following conditions: Cholesterol-lowering drugs: Atorvastatin, Simvastatin Hypothyroidism: hormone Levothyroxine  Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD): Proton Pump Inhibitors (PPIs) including Omeprazole and Lansoprazole Cardiovascular drugs:  High blood pressure drugs: Amlodipine, Ramipril  Heart failure, angina: Bisoprolol Anti-diabetic drugs: Metformin Asthma: Salbutamol Painkillers: Co-codamol and paracetamol Depression: Sertraline and Citalopram.