4. Crestor Crestor is another cholesterol-lowering drug that competes with Lipitor and the wide range of current generic alternatives. The drug's owner is pharma giant AstraZeneca, and it appears the ... more 
4. Crestor Crestor is another cholesterol-lowering drug that competes with Lipitor and the wide range of current generic alternatives. The drug's owner is pharma giant AstraZeneca, and it appears the drug maintains patent protection in most of its large markets. In 2011, it was the fourth best-selling drug at $8 billion. This qualified as its best year ever, and the expiration of a couple of larger drugs above should allow Crestor to continue to build on its ranking as one of the best-selling drugs. less 
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