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VALACYCLOVIR

VALACYCLOVIR HCL

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At a Glance: This Drug in 2015

1.59M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 176 of 3395

$66.6M
Retail Cost

Rank: 360 of 3395

721,158
Patients

Rank: 120 of 3395

274,301
Prescribers

Rank: 70 of 3395

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Alternatives:

Zovirax Famvir Foscavir

This Drug's History

Claims

The number of Medicare prescriptions for this drug each year

857K

2011

1.03M

2012

1.25M

2013

1.42M

2014

1.59M

2015

Spending

The total Part D spending on this drug
each year

$102M

2011

$93.3M

2012

$90.9M

2013

$77.2M

2014

$66.6M

2015

Average Patient Cost

Average amount that patients without a low-income subsidy paid each year.

$56

2011

$50

2012

$50

2013

$40

2014

$35

2015

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 62,606 141,056 $6.31M
New York 59,967 138,692 $5.88M
Florida 57,640 121,468 $5.08M
Texas 48,415 104,941 $4.56M
Pennsylvania 38,408 80,881 $3.41M
North Carolina 30,570 70,752 $2.89M
Ohio 26,713 61,055 $2.46M
Georgia 24,937 56,634 $2.39M
Michigan 27,019 53,837 $2.14M
Illinois 24,625 51,407 $2.11M
New Jersey 22,829 45,090 $1.81M
Massachusetts 17,711 40,757 $1.79M
Tennessee 18,233 39,800 $1.61M
Alabama 15,900 35,236 $1.41M
Virginia 16,076 34,213 $1.46M
Missouri 14,261 34,036 $1.37M
Wisconsin 13,471 28,361 $1.12M
Arizona 13,977 28,061 $1.22M
South Carolina 12,658 27,867 $1.11M
Maryland 12,523 26,766 $1.23M
Louisiana 11,935 26,735 $974K
Minnesota 12,956 25,528 $1.05M
Washington 11,354 25,318 $1.12M
Connecticut 10,918 24,030 $1.06M
Indiana 11,113 24,001 $993K
Kentucky 10,928 23,717 $891K
Colorado 9,166 19,565 $834K
Iowa 7,902 16,476 $591K
Oregon 7,346 15,975 $704K
Mississippi 7,011 15,695 $621K
Arkansas 6,519 14,556 $541K
Oklahoma 6,465 13,546 $623K
Utah 5,550 10,753 $455K
West Virginia 4,575 9,986 $356K
Maine 4,277 9,764 $585K
Kansas 4,401 9,327 $355K
Nevada 4,320 9,123 $383K
Nebraska 4,393 8,797 $315K
Idaho 3,808 7,691 $364K
New Hampshire 3,235 7,205 $322K
Rhode Island 3,013 6,335 $230K
New Mexico 2,627 5,676 $292K
Montana 2,587 5,501 $198K
Delaware 2,760 5,142 $226K
Hawaii 2,478 4,524 $215K
District of Columbia 1,431 3,986 $196K
South Dakota 2,001 3,797 $123K
Vermont 1,576 3,466 $137K
North Dakota 1,602 2,986 $96.2K
Wyoming 1,089 2,167 $83.5K
Alaska 694 1,591 $63.3K
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 2015 includes more than 1.4 billion prescriptions written by nearly 1.4 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 447,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. More than 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 VALACYCLOVIR

Provider Medicare Claims City State
KELLY GODBY MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled172

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

MICHELE DONATO MD

Medical Oncology

Claims Filled170

HACKENSACK

New Jersey

DANIEL LEE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled169

SAN DIEGO

California

JEAN-LOUIS SALINAS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled169

NEW YORK

New York

EYAL LEVIT M.D.

MOHSMicrographic Surgery

Claims Filled169

BROOKLYN

New York

DAVID PARKS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled168

ST LOUIS

Missouri

EMMANUEL LIM M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled166

LOS ANGELES

California

DAVID MCDONOUGH M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled165

BEVERLY HILLS

California

PATRICIA GARTON APRN-BC

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled164

NORWALK

Connecticut

ANDREAS RUNHEIM M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled164

WINSTON-SALEM

North Carolina

BRIAN BEESLEY DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled164

COLUMBUS

Ohio

LOREN BARTELS M.D.

Otology Neurotology

Claims Filled162

TAMPA

Florida

JOSEPH PIPERATO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled161

MIAMI

Florida

JOHN STANSELL M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled161

PALM SPRINGS

California

RICHARD CORNWELL MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled159

MADISON

Wisconsin

JOSEPH OLIVIERI

Family Medicine

Claims Filled158

BROOKLYN

New York

CLAYTON BARBOUR M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled157

DESERT HOT SPRINGS

California

MARAH LEE D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled157

OAKLAND PARK

Florida

PATRICK DALTON MD PC

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled157

NEW YORK

New York

MICHAEL WOHLFEILER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled156

MIAMI BEACH

Florida

CHRISTOPHER DANNER M.D.

Otology Neurotology

Claims Filled155

TAMPA

Florida

JAMES SIZEMORE MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled154

CHATTANOOGA

Tennessee

STEVEN SCHEIBEL M.D.

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled153

DESERT HOT SPRINGS

California

SHREE KURUP M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled153

TUCSON

Arizona

MICHAEL KEATING M.D.

Medical Oncology

Claims Filled150

HOUSTON

Texas