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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
JIM-JER HWU MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled347

MONTEREY PARK

California

ROBERT CUELI M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled347

FT LAUDERDALE

Florida

M NARAPAREDDY M.D. PC

Specialist

Claims Filled346

JACKSON

Tennessee

HOA VU MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled346

HIGHLAND

California

EDWIN CHIN MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled346

BURIEN

Washington

ELENA GELFAND M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled343

SACRAMENTO

California

RADHA KROTHAPALLI M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled342

MONTGOMERY

Alabama

EDGARD VERA TAPIA MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled342

VICTORVILLE

California

CARLOS MEZA M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled342

MONTEREY PARK

California

ANTHONY VALERI M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled341

NEW YORK

New York

STEVEN TUCKER MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled341

ANCHORAGE

Alaska

OMAR HAMZE M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled341

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

OGBONNAYA ANEZIOKORO MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled340

CHICAGO

Illinois

JOHN O'BRIEN M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled340

NATCHEZ

Mississippi

JOSEPH DUFLOT MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled338

FRESNO

California

AVEDIK SEMERJIAN MD, FACP, FASN

Nephrology

Claims Filled338

LAKEWOOD

California

LUDWIG CAVALIERE MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled336

MACON

Georgia

JAMES ROE M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled335

LOS ANGELES

California

JOHN VIDEEN MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled335

CHULA VISTA

California

A. K. GAZNABI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled334

WASHINGTON

District of Columbia

SANTIAGO VILLARREAL M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled334

SAN ANTONIO

Texas

DIANE DEMICK MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled333

EL PASO

Texas

MUTHUSWAMI RAMACHANDRAN M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled333

LOXAHATCHEE

Florida

PANKAJ RAM MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled332

FRESNO

California

NAUSHEEN ALI M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled331

ANAHEIM

California