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VALACYCLOVIR

VALACYCLOVIR HCL

Treats herpes virus infections, including shingles (herpes zoster), cold sores (herpes labialis), and genital herpes (herpes simplex) in adults. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

1.42M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 191 of 3362

$77.2M
Retail Cost

Rank: 298 of 3362

640,405
Patients

Rank: 124 of 3362

254,571
Prescribers

Rank: 76 of 3362

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Alternatives:

Zovirax Famvir Foscavir

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
New York 54,635 127,379 $6.73M
California 54,658 125,487 $7.26M
Florida 51,684 108,754 $5.95M
Texas 42,662 92,292 $5.32M
Pennsylvania 34,300 72,840 $4.11M
North Carolina 27,635 63,904 $3.45M
Ohio 24,165 54,913 $2.79M
Georgia 21,871 49,799 $2.65M
Michigan 24,337 48,826 $2.55M
Illinois 21,577 45,648 $2.6M
New Jersey 20,810 40,900 $2.41M
Massachusetts 15,644 35,349 $1.97M
Tennessee 15,991 34,957 $1.87M
Alabama 14,300 31,140 $1.79M
Missouri 12,693 30,970 $1.61M
Virginia 14,348 29,951 $1.48M
Wisconsin 12,038 25,546 $1.29M
South Carolina 11,459 24,929 $1.27M
Arizona 12,276 24,508 $1.38M
Louisiana 10,471 23,406 $1.26M
Maryland 10,772 23,207 $1.36M
Minnesota 11,273 22,427 $1.21M
Washington 9,681 21,951 $1.26M
Kentucky 9,735 21,415 $1.06M
Indiana 9,773 21,174 $1.09M
Connecticut 9,670 21,070 $1.13M
Colorado 8,163 16,781 $850K
Iowa 6,880 14,234 $684K
Mississippi 6,314 14,016 $757K
Oregon 6,156 13,653 $826K
Arkansas 5,953 13,011 $670K
Oklahoma 5,835 12,448 $718K
Utah 4,768 9,219 $511K
West Virginia 4,104 8,939 $409K
Maine 3,631 8,457 $547K
Nebraska 3,937 7,834 $367K
Kansas 3,725 7,790 $378K
Nevada 3,757 7,785 $398K
Idaho 3,150 6,385 $397K
New Hampshire 2,715 6,078 $324K
Rhode Island 2,638 5,344 $298K
New Mexico 2,305 4,911 $393K
Montana 2,164 4,746 $222K
Delaware 2,409 4,521 $225K
Hawaii 2,232 4,288 $277K
District of Columbia 1,328 3,723 $212K
South Dakota 1,705 3,277 $149K
Vermont 1,314 2,973 $149K
North Dakota 1,408 2,674 $121K
Wyoming 885 1,717 $87.7K
Alaska 604 1,401 $69.3K
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 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 VALACYCLOVIR

Provider Medicare Claims City State
KARAM MOUNZER MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled148

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

SHEEBA THOMAS MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled148

HOUSTON

Texas

NEAL RZEPKOWSKI M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled147

CASSADAGA

New York

ALICE LYNN RN, ANP

Nurse Practitioner, Adult Health

Claims Filled147

HOUSTON

Texas

JAMES DWYER D.O.

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled145

FORT LAUDERDALE

Florida

WALTER BARKEY MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled144

FLINT

Michigan

DONNA WEBER M.D.

Medical Oncology

Claims Filled142

HOUSTON

Texas

CLAUDIA MARTORELL MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled141

SPRINGFIELD

Massachusetts

PATRICK DALY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled141

DALLAS

Texas

ANALISA AROSEMENA MD

Specialist

Claims Filled139

CORAL GABLES

Florida

HELEN KOENIG MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled138

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

ANDREAS RUNHEIM M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled138

WINSTON-SALEM

North Carolina

GEORGE FLORAKIS MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled138

SCARSDALE

New York

JOSE LARES-GUIA M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled137

NEW YORK

New York

TAWANNA HAIRSTON ANP

Nurse Practitioner, Adult Health

Claims Filled136

WINSTON SALEM

North Carolina

MARK SCHEPERLE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled136

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

MATTHEW GIEGENGACK MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled136

WINSTON SALEM

North Carolina

SHREE KURUP M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled135

WINSTON SALEM

North Carolina

ISSA KHOURI M.D.

Medical Oncology

Claims Filled134

HOUSTON

Texas

MARK VITAL MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled133

HOUSTON

Texas

DAVID MCDONOUGH M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled131

BEVERLY HILLS

California

LEE LISKEY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled131

SAN FRANCISCO

California

RICHARD LOFTUS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled130

RANCHO MIRAGE

California

AMY SITAPATI MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled130

WASHINGTON

District of Columbia

MARK HEBERT NP-C

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled129

ATLANTA

Georgia