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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's worth it

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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
CHRISTOPHER CHERMANSKY MD

Urology

Claims Filled429

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

JOHN RICHARD M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled424

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

KYMBER HABENICHT M.C.

Urology

Claims Filled422

CHATTANOOGA

Tennessee

JOSE CHAMORRO MD

Urology

Claims Filled420

MIAMI

Florida

JEFFREY MARKS MD

Urology

Claims Filled407

PLANTATION

Florida

JOEL BASS M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled405

SYRACUSE

New York

HENRY RUIZ MD

Urology

Claims Filled403

EDINBURG

Texas

JONATHAN ANDERSON M.D., F.A.C.S.

Urology

Claims Filled403

AIKEN

South Carolina

CURTIS POWELL M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled395

TULSA

Oklahoma

LARRY NEUMAN

Legal Medicine

Claims Filled394

NEW YORK

New York

MICHAEL ROTMAN MD

Urology

Claims Filled392

LAWRENCE

New York

BLANCA GONZALEZ M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled391

HIALEAH

Florida

JARRETT KRUSKA M.D

Urology

Claims Filled389

ENID

Oklahoma

TRAVIS BULLOCK MD

Urology

Claims Filled384

ST. LOUIS

Missouri

ANGELO GOUSSE MD

Urology

Claims Filled384

MIRAMAR

Florida

ELEONORA FEDONENKO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled383

LOS ANGELES

California

SOVRIN SHAH MD

Urology

Claims Filled382

NEW YORK

New York

JILL MUNTZ FNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled382

JAMESTOWN

New York

MARK GREENBERGER M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled382

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

EDWARD SCHATTE M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled374

PASADENA

Texas

ELIZABETH KAVALER MD

Urology

Claims Filled372

NEW YORK

New York

MAURICIO DAVALOS M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled372

EL PASO

Texas

LILIA WEXLEY M.D

Family Medicine

Claims Filled369

LOS ANGELES

California

MARVIN STEIN MD

Urology

Claims Filled367

MARGATE

Florida

LONNY GREEN M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled365

RICHMOND

Virginia