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VESICARE

SOLIFENACIN SUCCINATE

Vesicare (Solifenacin) is an anticholinergic. It relaxes the bladder muscles by lowering muscle spasms. This helps people go to the bathroom less often and better control their urination. Source: Iodine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

2.18M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 144 of 3362

$610M
Retail Cost

Rank: 37 of 3362

432,693
Patients

Rank: 172 of 3362

140,602
Prescribers

Rank: 182 of 3362

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it worked well

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 37,718 188,838 $52.6M
Texas 40,546 184,821 $53.9M
Florida 38,829 161,856 $47.3M
New York 30,074 147,079 $43.4M
Pennsylvania 26,420 141,899 $37.9M
Illinois 17,741 89,947 $25.3M
North Carolina 15,410 79,534 $21M
New Jersey 14,734 69,619 $21M
Tennessee 13,178 67,227 $17.2M
Ohio 13,007 64,700 $18.5M
Missouri 11,458 64,278 $16M
Michigan 13,983 61,436 $20.6M
Indiana 10,956 54,535 $15.6M
Georgia 10,994 53,756 $13.8M
Wisconsin 9,612 51,566 $14.2M
Louisiana 7,641 43,595 $10.3M
South Carolina 8,303 40,907 $11.1M
Alabama 7,637 39,452 $10.2M
Virginia 8,139 38,466 $11M
Massachusetts 6,774 38,073 $10.3M
Iowa 5,438 34,904 $8.12M
Kentucky 5,813 32,136 $8.1M
Arizona 7,773 31,792 $10.2M
Washington 6,300 31,273 $9.01M
Connecticut 5,882 30,675 $9.05M
Nebraska 4,110 27,375 $6.11M
Kansas 4,491 26,665 $6.4M
Mississippi 4,523 25,870 $5.98M
Arkansas 4,363 24,598 $5.89M
Oklahoma 5,052 24,008 $6.99M
Minnesota 4,930 23,591 $7.35M
Colorado 4,762 22,718 $6.66M
Maryland 5,118 21,170 $7.26M
Oregon 3,593 17,445 $5.08M
West Virginia 3,114 15,805 $4.34M
Maine 2,693 13,138 $4.26M
Nevada 2,641 10,514 $3.3M
Utah 2,276 10,379 $2.94M
South Dakota 1,556 9,210 $2.16M
Idaho 1,808 9,122 $2.51M
New Hampshire 1,709 8,867 $2.56M
Rhode Island 1,395 8,417 $2.03M
New Mexico 1,570 7,009 $2.08M
Montana 1,118 6,410 $1.59M
North Dakota 1,124 6,217 $1.55M
Delaware 1,524 6,165 $2.29M
Hawaii 855 4,194 $1.26M
Vermont 765 3,943 $1.21M
Alaska 396 2,870 $589K
Wyoming 500 2,811 $746K
District of Columbia 453 1,868 $570K
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 VESICARE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
ALEXANDER GERSHMAN MD

Specialist

Claims Filled3,041

LOS ANGELES

California

EDWARD GHEILER MD

Urology

Claims Filled1,304

HIALEAH

Florida

BRIAN CROTZER P.A.

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled975

CHEEKTOWAGA

New York

PHILLIP GINSBERG D.O.

Urology

Claims Filled907

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

JAIME FETES PA

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled902

CHEEKTOWAGA

New York

STEVEN JENSEN MD

Urology

Claims Filled806

SAGINAW

Michigan

LEON HIRZEL MD

Urology

Claims Filled793

MIAMI

Florida

VLAD NUSINOVICH M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled761

WEST HOLLYWOOD

California

MARK BARATS M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled758

WEST HOLLYWOOD

California

SUSAN JOSEPH P.A.

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled730

CHEEKTOWAGA

New York

ARMEN KASSABIAN M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled705

BURBANK

California

VICTORIA BOROVSKY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled697

ENCINO

California

VLADIMIR KRICHEVSKY M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled652

BROOKLYN

New York

JUNG LEE MD

Surgery

Claims Filled647

FLUSHING

New York

IGOR RYNDIN MD

Urology

Claims Filled606

BROOKLYN

New York

FAUSTO CASTILLO MD

General Practice

Claims Filled597

MIAMI

Florida

MARINA KOVALEVSKY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled579

LOS ANGELES

California

RICHARD HARKAWAY M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled565

PHILA

Pennsylvania

KSENIA SMIRNOV CRNP

Nurse Practitioner, Adult Health

Claims Filled550

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

SARAH GIRARDI MD

Urology

Claims Filled541

MANHASSET

New York

JAE YOO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled530

LOS ANGELES

California

DEBORAH LA SCOLA MD

Specialist

Claims Filled524

MOBILE

Alabama

GLENN KERSHEN MD

Urology

Claims Filled522

SAGINAW

Michigan

MANUEL FERNANDEZ-GONZALEZ MD

General Practice

Claims Filled511

MIAMI

Florida

ROBERT SALANT MD

Urology

Claims Filled510

NEW YORK

New York