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ARMOUR THYROID

THYROID,PORK

Armour Thyroid (Thyroid Hormone) is a hormone replacement medicine for people with hypothyroidism. Thyroid hormone regulates metabolism, which is everything your body does to turn food into energy. It affects almost every cell in your body. Source: Iodine  *

*This description is for related drug Thyroid hormone

At a Glance: This Drug in 2015

237K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 501 of 3395

$7.28M
Retail Cost

Rank: 1023 of 3395

57,615
Patients

Rank: 513 of 3395

39,775
Prescribers

Rank: 458 of 3395

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it's worth it

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of people say

it worked well

This Drug's History

Claims

The number of Medicare prescriptions for this drug each year

199K

2011

157K

2012

190K

2013

212K

2014

238K

2015

Spending

The total Part D spending on this drug
each year

$2.07M

2011

$1.65M

2012

$2.08M

2013

$3.53M

2014

$7.28M

2015

Average Patient Cost

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

$46

2011

$39

2012

$38

2013

$58

2014

$92

2015

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
Texas 6,551 26,012 $773K
California 6,682 25,475 $752K
Florida 4,547 16,479 $513K
Michigan 3,644 13,182 $500K
Ohio 2,832 11,646 $379K
Pennsylvania 2,343 11,061 $324K
New York 2,541 11,022 $349K
Colorado 1,711 7,108 $206K
Indiana 1,575 6,580 $193K
New Jersey 1,456 6,550 $228K
North Carolina 1,438 6,353 $183K
Missouri 1,341 6,301 $181K
Georgia 1,452 5,640 $162K
Tennessee 1,319 5,067 $157K
Arizona 1,570 5,055 $148K
Illinois 1,134 4,789 $140K
Virginia 1,080 4,593 $133K
Kentucky 893 4,125 $116K
South Carolina 852 3,745 $104K
Washington 970 3,560 $113K
Massachusetts 681 3,546 $108K
New Mexico 825 3,528 $114K
Wisconsin 743 3,218 $111K
Louisiana 792 3,116 $80.4K
Oregon 867 3,069 $85.3K
Oklahoma 829 3,060 $92.2K
Connecticut 593 2,740 $97K
Kansas 579 2,348 $71.5K
West Virginia 479 2,303 $62.2K
Maryland 593 2,291 $74.9K
Arkansas 542 2,288 $61.6K
Idaho 506 1,922 $58.1K
Minnesota 515 1,921 $61.9K
Nebraska 422 1,796 $52.1K
Utah 473 1,711 $52K
Alabama 488 1,683 $49.8K
Nevada 460 1,623 $53.6K
Iowa 362 1,493 $45.2K
Mississippi 290 1,126 $28.7K
Hawaii 303 1,071 $32.1K
New Hampshire 201 1,008 $32.9K
Montana 245 982 $28.1K
Maine 225 979 $33.3K
Vermont 145 691 $22.3K
Rhode Island 121 690 $19.7K
Wyoming 160 628 $20.3K
South Dakota 158 594 $19K
Delaware 126 515 $22.6K
North Dakota 91 457 $13.2K
Alaska 60 236 $7,650
District of Columbia 53 196 $5,930
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 ARMOUR THYROID

Provider Medicare Claims City State
EMESE TOROK FNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled65

GOODYEAR

Arizona

ELIAS SANCHEZ M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled58

RIVERSIDE

California

DONALD ADEMA DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled72

SANTEE

California

EDWARD MEYER M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled79

FREMONT

California

JAMES KWAKO MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled111

SANTA BARBARA

California

KRISTIN ASHLEY M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled87

AUBURN

California

SCOTT SAUNDERS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled64

SANTA BARBARA

California

MICHAEL OLERICH MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled58

ANAHEIM

California

MARTHA GONZALEZ M.D., M.P.H

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled88

VENTURA

California

MONA ROY MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled57

ANAHEIM

California

SUNNY MELENDEZ MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled52

TORRANCE

California

CYNTHIA THOMAS D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

APPLE VALLEY

California

ROBERT GITLIN D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled68

REDWOOD VALLEY

California

SIMA HASSANI MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled53

WOODLAND HILLS

California

ANTHONY PHAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled77

SIMI VALLEY

California

SARAH COLE WHNP

Nurse Practitioner, Womens Health

Claims Filled83

NIPOMO

California

MICHAEL KURTZ D.O.

Sports Medicine

Claims Filled77

GARDEN GROVE

California

MICHAEL BRODIE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled52

TURLOCK

California

SARFRAZ ZAIDI MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled71

THOUSAND OAKS

California

EVELYNE LLORENTE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled61

FOUNTAIN VALLEY

California

ASHIQ PATEL M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled150

LANCASTER

California

JAIME CORTES MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled56

OAKLAND

California

RAPHAEL STRICKER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled61

SAN FRANCISCO

California

DANIEL SCHAFFNER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled56

OAKHURST

California

FELICE GERSH MD

Gynecology

Claims Filled50

IRVINE

California