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Prescriber Checkup » VALACYCLOVIR

VALACYCLOVIR

Treats herpes virus infections, including shingles (herpes zoster), cold sores (herpes labialis), and genital herpes (herpes simplex) in adults. Also treats cold sores and chicken pox in children. This medicine will not cure herpes, but may prevent a breakout of herpes sores or blisters. More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

186K
Medicare Part D Claims
$102M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 82,108 $10.1M
New York 78,479 $9.85M
Florida 64,470 $7.82M
Texas 50,000 $6.16M
Pennsylvania 47,852 $5.5M
North Carolina 35,801 $4.13M
Ohio 34,616 $3.87M
Illinois 29,883 $3.7M
Georgia 29,435 $3.24M
New Jersey 24,031 $2.93M
Michigan 23,285 $3.22M
Massachusetts 21,226 $2.58M
Tennessee 20,430 $2.37M
Missouri 18,817 $2.09M
Virginia 18,186 $2.15M
Alabama 16,873 $1.89M
Wisconsin 15,835 $1.85M
Washington 14,936 $1.83M
Minnesota 14,468 $1.78M
Louisiana 14,400 $1.49M
Kentucky 14,028 $1.52M
Arizona 13,809 $1.64M
South Carolina 13,255 $1.53M
Indiana 12,970 $1.43M
Maryland 12,938 $1.66M
Connecticut 12,210 $1.48M
Mississippi 10,458 $1.18M
Oregon 8,830 $1.02M
Colorado 8,812 $963K
Iowa 8,797 $961K
Arkansas 8,628 $978K
Oklahoma 8,223 $1.1M
West Virginia 6,883 $703K
Maine 6,424 $698K
Utah 5,299 $613K
Kansas 4,836 $507K
Nebraska 4,821 $497K
Idaho 4,431 $482K
Nevada 4,175 $515K
Puerto Rico 3,565 $383K
Rhode Island 3,558 $402K
New Hampshire 3,503 $385K
New Mexico 3,314 $430K
Montana 3,081 $327K
Hawaii 2,665 $331K
Delaware 2,403 $308K
South Dakota 1,975 $196K
Vermont 1,947 $239K
District of Columbia 1,822 $228K
North Dakota 1,405 $133K
Wyoming 1,148 $123K
Alaska 1,094 $126K
About This Data

ProPublica obtained prescribing data from Medicare’s prescription drug benefit, known as Part D, under the Freedom of Information Act. The data for 2011 includes nearly 1.2 billion prescriptions written by 1.6 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 364,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. About three-fourths went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients. Methodology »


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Top prescribers for VALACYCLOVIR

Provider Medicare Claims City State
ZEEV ESTROV M.D.

Medical Oncology

Claims Filled50

HOUSTON

Texas

MARYL JOHNSON MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

MADISON

Wisconsin

JORGE FLEITES M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

MIAMI

Florida

ELIZABETH CONROY MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled50

WILLIAMSVILLE

New York

RANDOLPH GOODWIN M.D.

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled50

MIDDLETOWN

Connecticut

WILLIAM SPURLOCK M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

DALLAS

Texas

LORI HEMROCK M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled50

YOUNGSTOWN

Ohio

CAROL SALISBURY CNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled50

LANSING

Michigan

ELIZABETH KASBOHM PA-C

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled50

RALEIGH

North Carolina

JAMES DANIEL M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled50

ANNISTON

Alabama

MICHAEL FELLNER MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled50

NEW YORK

New York

ELAINE DONOVAN APRN

Nurse Practitioner, Adult Health

Claims Filled50

HARTFORD

Connecticut

JUDITH REICHMAN M.D.

Gynecology

Claims Filled50

LOS ANGELES

California

MEREDITH HIXSON M.D.

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled50

SLIDELL

Louisiana

HAROUTYOUN MARGOSSIAN MD

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled50

BROOKLYN

New York

RICHARD FERRI PHD, NP

Nurse Practitioner, Adult Health

Claims Filled50

NEW BEDFORD

Massachusetts

MARCIA SENTENO MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled50

LONG BEACH

California

JOHN BERRY M.D.

Claims Filled50

SAN FRANCISCO

California

BARBARA LEWIS PA-C

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled50

WASHINGTON

District of Columbia

JOSELITO BAYLON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

MILWAUKEE

Wisconsin

MARK GOODMAN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled51

OMAHA

Nebraska

ROBERT BRANDT MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled51

DAYTON

Ohio

LEYDA BOWES MD

Claims Filled51

BOSTON

Massachusetts

SCOTT UTTLEY M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled51

WOODBURY

Minnesota

BEN BARNETT M.D.

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled51

HOUSTON

Texas