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RENVELA

SEVELAMER CARBONATE

Lowers the amount of phosphorus in blood of patients receiving kidney dialysis. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

860K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 265 of 3362

$865M
Retail Cost

Rank: 25 of 3362

179,633
Patients

Rank: 321 of 3362

44,220
Prescribers

Rank: 428 of 3362

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Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 28,056 136,743 $141M
Texas 17,540 76,200 $93.6M
New York 12,438 59,123 $46.6M
Florida 11,166 50,875 $49.6M
Georgia 7,960 39,311 $42.4M
Illinois 7,267 34,465 $30.4M
Ohio 6,448 31,333 $27.1M
North Carolina 6,136 28,682 $31.3M
Pennsylvania 5,873 27,936 $23.3M
New Jersey 6,172 27,419 $22.3M
Michigan 5,760 24,704 $26.3M
Tennessee 4,953 23,031 $25.9M
Virginia 4,699 21,211 $23.6M
Louisiana 4,313 19,230 $22M
Indiana 3,765 17,652 $17.5M
Missouri 3,515 16,953 $15.1M
Maryland 3,568 16,343 $15.4M
Mississippi 3,137 15,162 $18.1M
Alabama 3,230 14,234 $18.7M
Arizona 3,325 14,135 $14.7M
South Carolina 3,017 13,684 $17.1M
Massachusetts 2,817 13,367 $11.2M
Washington 2,701 12,598 $12.4M
Kentucky 2,244 10,114 $10.6M
Connecticut 1,928 9,949 $9.09M
Wisconsin 2,065 9,801 $8.53M
Arkansas 1,510 7,096 $7.1M
Oklahoma 1,508 7,013 $8.51M
Hawaii 1,549 6,974 $8.07M
Colorado 1,593 6,888 $6.39M
Nevada 1,406 6,218 $6.18M
Minnesota 1,240 5,805 $6.11M
Iowa 1,022 5,717 $4.01M
Oregon 1,268 5,660 $6.04M
West Virginia 1,128 4,984 $4.57M
District of Columbia 1,012 4,930 $4.7M
Kansas 943 4,655 $3.93M
New Mexico 1,100 4,427 $4.56M
Nebraska 722 3,785 $3.14M
Idaho 565 2,542 $2.47M
Alaska 288 2,317 $1.53M
Utah 524 2,316 $1.89M
South Dakota 396 2,078 $1.7M
Rhode Island 372 1,924 $1.27M
Maine 343 1,382 $1.45M
Montana 275 1,381 $1.12M
Delaware 418 1,375 $1.43M
North Dakota 326 1,333 $1.12M
New Hampshire 287 1,065 $992K
Vermont 86 323 $236K
Wyoming 81 319 $238K
About This Data

Prescribing data from Medicare’s prescription drug benefit, known as Part D, was compiled and released by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the federal agency that oversees the program. The data for 2014 includes more than 1.4 billion prescriptions written by more than 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 428,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost three-fourths of these prescriptions went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients. Methodology »

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Top prescribers for RENVELA

Provider Medicare Claims City State
STEPHEN THOMSEN MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled1,782

UNION CITY

New Jersey

RAFAEL ESQUENAZI MD FACP FASN

Nephrology

Claims Filled962

HOUSTON

Texas

DIRK BERRY MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled791

TUSCALOOSA

Alabama

NAWAR MANSOUR M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled686

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

HAROLD BAER M.D. FACP

Nephrology

Claims Filled673

BAKERSFIELD

California

JOHN BALLENGER M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled653

SACRAMENTO

California

MAGDY MAKSY M.D

Nephrology

Claims Filled647

VISALIA

California

CATHERINE CORRIGAN ANP

Nurse Practitioner, Adult Health

Claims Filled640

RIDGEWOOD

New York

DIONICIO ALVAREZ

Nephrology

Claims Filled624

EL PASO

Texas

RASHID DALAL MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled606

BELLEVILLE

Illinois

DALILA CORRY M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled605

NORTHRIDGE

California

WEI-TZUOH CHEN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled594

VISALIA

California

MICHAEL DICUS MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled563

SALINAS

California

JAMES ANGELL ANP

Nurse Practitioner, Adult Health

Claims Filled562

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

SANJAY KUMAR MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled555

WALTERBORO

South Carolina

NEHAL PATEL MD

Specialist

Claims Filled547

ATLANTA

Georgia

ZHIQIANG ZHANG MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled542

DUBLIN

Georgia

SAUMIL GANDHI M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled528

SANTA PAULA

California

GARFIELD RAMDEEN MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled521

TUSCALOOSA

Alabama

HUGH WILLIAMS MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled515

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

SHIRISH JOGLEKAR MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled513

JACKSON

Tennessee

DAVID PAI MD

Specialist

Claims Filled505

SACRAMENTO

California

EUGENE WONG MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled499

HONOLULU

Hawaii

BERNARD AZER D.O.

Specialist

Claims Filled496

LOS ALAMITOS

California

YUDH GUPTA DR.

Nephrology

Claims Filled491

WASHINGTON

District of Columbia