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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
CHRISTINA NASRAWI PH.D., F.N.P.

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled309

FRESNO

California

JOHN STANSELL M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled274

PALM SPRINGS

California

SANDRA EVERETT M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled255

CHEEKTOWAGA

New York

SASHA WAINSTIEN

Urology

Claims Filled245

JACKSON HEIGHTS

New York

JOEL THOMPSON PA-C

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled242

HUNTERSVILLE

North Carolina

DONNA WEBER M.D.

Medical Oncology

Claims Filled232

HOUSTON

Texas

RICHARD CORNWELL MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled223

MADISON

Wisconsin

DAVID CONDOLUCI D.O.

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled222

VOORHEES

New Jersey

MICHAEL WOHLFEILER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled207

MIAMI BEACH

Florida

DAVID PRELUTSKY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled199

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

MICHAEL GOTTLIEB M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled198

LOS ANGELES

California

RACHEL MILLER PAC

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled197

WINSTON SALEM

North Carolina

JEFFREY BURACK M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled191

OAKLAND

California

PATRICIA SALVATO M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled189

HOUSTON

Texas

SHARI KLINGER M.D.

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled188

MIAMI BEACH

Florida

RICKY HSU M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled185

NEW YORK

New York

JOSEPH GATHE M.D.

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled184

HOUSTON

Texas

JOSEPH ONDERCIN PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled179

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

WARD CARPENTER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled177

NEW YORK

New York

FREDERICK CRUICKSHANK M.D.

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled175

HUNTERSVILLE

North Carolina

THULASI DIVI MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled172

SOUTHFIELD

Michigan

RICHARD SERANO M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled172

FAYETTEVILLE

North Carolina

ALBERT KENNEY PA C

Specialist

Claims Filled171

FAYETTEVILLE

North Carolina

NOAH LEE D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled170

OAKLAND PARK

Florida

DAVID SHAMBLAW M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled169

SAN DIEGO

California