A new report shows how medication use is expanding and changing.
Prescription medications are vital to improving and/or maintaining the health of millions of Americans and their use continues to grow, along with patient spending on them. The IQVIA Institute for Human Data Science recently issued a report tracking medicine use and spending over the last few years. Data in this slideshow are taken from that report.
Dispensing statistics in 2018
Trends in prescription medication usage
Medicine spending and growth dynamics
Opioid prescribing and use
Patient out-of-pocket costs
Outlook to 2023