Table 5

Proportion of dispensing practices in the top 10 and top 100 highest prescribers of high-cost drugs in each category

Class% dispensing practices in top 10% dispensing practices in top 100% dispensing practices nationallyMean % high cost in top 10Mean % high cost in top 100Mean % high cost in England
Proton pump inhibitor10111333.9711.731.48
ACE inhibitor90291333.546.980.29
Angiotensin receptor blocker100861381.4254.643.90