Hydrocodone with acetaminophen
Vicodin, Lortab, Lorcet, Norco --an analgesic used to treat mild to moderate pain -- 131.2 million prescriptions (#1)
Generic Prilosec, an antacid drug -- 53.4 million prescriptions (does not include over-the-counter sales) (#6)
Generic Z-Pak and Zithromax, an antibiotic used to treat bacterial infections (e.g. ear, skin) -- 52.6 million prescriptions (#7)
Amoxil, Trimox (various brand names), an antibiotic used to treat ear and bladder infections -- 52.3 million prescriptions (#8)
Hydrochlorothiazide (various brand names), a water pill used to lower blood pressure -- 47.8 million prescriptions.(#10)
To which drug class does the most prescribed drug belong?
The most prescribed drug - hydrocodone w/APAP- is an analgesic.