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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. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2013

1.25M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 206 of 3238

$90.9M
Retail Cost

Rank: 222 of 3238

566,979
Patients

Rank: 130 of 3238

236,131
Prescribers

Rank: 82 of 3238

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Alternatives:

Zovirax Famvir Foscavir

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
New York 49,480 114,825 $8.24M
California 48,955 114,431 $8.71M
Florida 45,825 95,927 $6.79M
Texas 37,866 81,614 $6.19M
Pennsylvania 31,394 66,595 $4.88M
North Carolina 24,569 56,094 $4.08M
Ohio 21,639 48,019 $3.16M
Michigan 21,994 44,053 $3.45M
Georgia 19,593 43,472 $2.97M
Illinois 18,381 39,209 $2.98M
New Jersey 19,256 37,096 $3.15M
Tennessee 14,043 31,068 $2.24M
Massachusetts 13,607 30,510 $2.22M
Alabama 12,766 27,959 $2.09M
Missouri 10,933 26,846 $1.87M
Virginia 12,434 25,732 $1.76M
Wisconsin 10,294 22,396 $1.54M
Louisiana 9,541 21,220 $1.58M
Arizona 10,325 20,564 $1.51M
Minnesota 9,686 19,535 $1.49M
Washington 8,294 19,273 $1.39M
Indiana 9,165 19,244 $1.31M
Kentucky 8,706 19,112 $1.26M
Connecticut 8,643 18,783 $1.31M
Maryland 8,719 18,766 $1.51M
South Carolina 8,549 18,500 $1.39M
Colorado 6,440 13,189 $835K
Mississippi 5,584 12,666 $904K
Iowa 5,932 12,387 $824K
Oregon 5,459 12,009 $941K
Arkansas 5,269 11,520 $864K
Oklahoma 5,208 10,913 $801K
West Virginia 3,755 8,058 $498K
Maine 3,373 7,995 $600K
Utah 4,050 7,813 $522K
Kansas 3,328 7,107 $506K
Nebraska 3,348 6,643 $433K
Nevada 3,179 6,520 $475K
Idaho 2,733 5,779 $422K
New Hampshire 2,338 5,063 $354K
Rhode Island 2,460 4,934 $325K
New Mexico 2,030 4,531 $446K
Montana 1,895 4,130 $268K
Delaware 2,233 4,059 $299K
Hawaii 2,060 3,865 $297K
District of Columbia 1,151 3,255 $266K
South Dakota 1,516 2,805 $169K
Vermont 1,077 2,482 $164K
North Dakota 1,182 2,236 $137K
Wyoming 707 1,357 $87.3K
Alaska 544 1,289 $88.9K
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. ProPublica combined that data with additional information released by CMS. The data for 2013 includes nearly 1.4 billion prescriptions written by 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 410,000 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 VALACYCLOVIR

Provider Medicare Claims City State
JUDITH LIGHTFOOT D.O.

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled139

VOORHEES

New Jersey

DEBORAH ROYAL N.P.

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled138

OAKLAND

California

RITA RAYMOND CRNP

Nurse Practitioner, Womens Health

Claims Filled137

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

LOREN BARTELS M.D.

Otology Neurotology

Claims Filled137

TAMPA

Florida

PUNYADECH PHOTANGTHAM MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled137

NEW YORK

New York

SCOTT ROWLEY MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled137

HACKENSACK

New Jersey

DAVID CHU MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled136

NEWARK

New Jersey

ADAM ZWEIG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled136

SAN DIEGO

California

STEPHEN DILLON MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled136

NEW YORK

New York

CAMILLE ABBOUD MD

Medical Oncology

Claims Filled134

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

ANALISA AROSEMENA MD

Specialist

Claims Filled134

CORAL GABLES

Florida

EYAL LEVIT M.D.

MOHSMicrographic Surgery

Claims Filled133

BROOKLYN

New York

JENNIFER BLANCHARD MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled133

SAN DIEGO

California

MICHAEL SOMERO M.D.

Claims Filled132

MIAMI BEACH

Florida

SUSAN O'BRIEN M.D.

Medical Oncology

Claims Filled132

HOUSTON

Texas

RICHARD RUMLEY MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled131

GREENVILLE

North Carolina

JAMES LUCKETT MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled131

FT LAUDERDALE

Florida

KARAM MOUNZER MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled130

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

LISA CAPALDINI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled130

SAN FRANCISCO

California

GUS KRUCKE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled130

HOUSTON

Texas

ROBERT EDEN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled128

SLINGERLANDS

New York

JOHN CHIA MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled126

TORRANCE

California

STEVEN JOHNSON MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled126

WEST DES MOINES

Iowa

HERBERT KNAUF MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled125

CLEARWATER

Florida

HELEN KOENIG MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled125

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania