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TENOFOVIR DISOPROXIL FUMARATE

tenofovir stops the replication of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) within important cells of the body by preventing the virus from taking over normal functions of the cell for its own purposes. Source: Iodine  *

*This description is for related drug tenofovir

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

167K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 561 of 3362

$145M
Retail Cost

Rank: 179 of 3362

21,140
Patients

Rank: 745 of 3362

12,016
Prescribers

Rank: 770 of 3362

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Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 4,466 35,212 $33.8M
New York 3,305 27,937 $23.9M
Florida 1,891 14,227 $11.6M
Texas 1,334 9,153 $8.3M
Pennsylvania 821 6,401 $5.42M
Georgia 848 6,203 $4.4M
New Jersey 644 4,900 $4.08M
Massachusetts 592 4,572 $4.03M
Illinois 620 4,325 $3.72M
North Carolina 540 3,876 $3.02M
Ohio 510 3,613 $3.09M
Maryland 434 3,096 $2.37M
Louisiana 402 2,913 $2.29M
Washington 358 2,911 $2.64M
Virginia 408 2,889 $2.65M
Missouri 318 2,562 $2.12M
Tennessee 360 2,481 $2.02M
South Carolina 285 2,366 $1.79M
Michigan 292 2,213 $1.91M
Arizona 241 1,795 $1.7M
Mississippi 238 1,688 $1.41M
Indiana 244 1,565 $1.46M
Oregon 187 1,468 $1.4M
Connecticut 217 1,453 $1.27M
Alabama 235 1,416 $1.05M
Hawaii 184 1,344 $1.35M
Minnesota 203 1,334 $1.2M
District of Columbia 212 1,315 $971K
Colorado 157 1,176 $1M
Wisconsin 146 1,050 $793K
Kentucky 137 895 $772K
Oklahoma 120 859 $749K
Kansas 97 829 $740K
Nevada 119 820 $769K
Arkansas 80 609 $511K
Iowa 64 465 $398K
Rhode Island 53 447 $364K
Nebraska 55 409 $350K
Maine 56 407 $381K
West Virginia 58 405 $359K
Delaware 42 295 $245K
Alaska 24 293 $110K
New Hampshire 40 291 $261K
Utah 41 249 $218K
New Mexico 30 204 $195K
Vermont 19 133 $141K
Idaho 14 100 $102K
North Dakota 11 85 $70.2K
Montana 15 81 $69K
South Dakota 78 $61.8K
Wyoming 35 $31.3K
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 VIREAD

Provider Medicare Claims City State
LONG DANG M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled633

WESTMINSTER

California

TRUONG-SINH LEDUC M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled419

FOUNTAIN VALLEY

California

HUY NGUYEN M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled376

SAN JOSE

California

GERALD PIERONE MD

Claims Filled354

VERO BEACH

Florida

TU TRANVAN M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled340

ROSEMEAD

California

CHRISTOPHER BUI MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled335

SANTA ANA

California

HUY TRINH M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled319

SAN JOSE

California

JAMES YAN D.O.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled297

SAN FRANCISCO

California

HO BAE M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled286

LOS ANGELES

California

QUANG PHAN M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled282

GARDEN GROVE

California

KHANH NGUYEN M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled273

SAN JOSE

California

DEBBIE HAGINS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled257

SAVANNAH

Georgia

DENNIS CHAN M. D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled235

MONTEREY PARK

California

LISA CAPALDINI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled229

SAN FRANCISCO

California

DONNA SWEET MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled227

WICHITA

Kansas

HAROLD KATNER MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled217

MACON

Georgia

THUAN NGUYEN MD

Specialist

Claims Filled216

HOUSTON

Texas

CHE-NAN CHUANG M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled215

FLUSHING

New York

CALVIN PAN M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled214

FLUSHING

New York

THOMAS POIRIER M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled204

GAINESVILLE

Florida

MYRON TONG MD

Transplant Surgery

Claims Filled203

LOS ANGELES

California

ROWLAND CHIGBU M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled200

ALBANY

Georgia

RENE ENG M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled200

NEW YORK

New York

STEVEN KLEMOW M.D.

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled197

ADDISON

Texas

FIRMIN HO M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled197

LOS ANGELES

California