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LEVEMIR

INSULIN DETEMIR

Levemir is a long-acting insulin medicine for diabetes. It acts like the insulin that your body normally makes to process sugars and fats, and it keeps your blood sugar stable throughout the day. Source: Iodine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

1.15M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 219 of 3362

$450M
Retail Cost

Rank: 53 of 3362

218,321
Patients

Rank: 283 of 3362

105,244
Prescribers

Rank: 236 of 3362

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44%

of people say

it's worth it

34%

of people say

it worked well

23%

of people say

it's a huge hassle

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
Florida 23,431 115,913 $42.2M
Texas 20,386 93,033 $40M
California 17,396 88,205 $31.7M
Georgia 9,841 50,264 $18.2M
Pennsylvania 8,542 47,144 $16.9M
New York 8,516 46,944 $16.2M
North Carolina 8,494 45,335 $16.7M
Ohio 7,958 43,649 $16.9M
Tennessee 8,922 43,575 $17.4M
Michigan 8,613 42,137 $18.4M
Illinois 7,105 37,957 $14.6M
Indiana 6,450 35,363 $14.5M
Kentucky 6,039 33,417 $14.4M
Virginia 4,571 24,547 $9.67M
Missouri 4,335 23,764 $9.19M
Alabama 4,735 23,756 $8.9M
Mississippi 4,476 23,532 $9.66M
South Carolina 4,649 23,237 $9.24M
New Jersey 4,632 22,430 $7.26M
Oklahoma 4,174 22,312 $9.82M
Massachusetts 3,794 21,450 $8.59M
Arizona 4,211 18,089 $8.49M
Maryland 3,498 16,204 $6.46M
Arkansas 2,922 15,833 $6.44M
Kansas 2,686 15,589 $5.62M
Iowa 2,519 15,460 $6.21M
Wisconsin 2,488 15,332 $5.82M
Louisiana 3,011 14,124 $5.46M
Washington 2,735 13,367 $5.62M
Connecticut 2,239 11,527 $4.85M
Colorado 2,247 10,933 $4.58M
West Virginia 1,822 10,242 $4.33M
Nebraska 1,522 9,218 $3.29M
Maine 1,355 8,004 $4.14M
Minnesota 1,338 7,622 $2.96M
New Mexico 1,693 7,249 $3.03M
Oregon 1,480 7,185 $2.99M
Nevada 1,218 4,744 $2.03M
New Hampshire 810 4,654 $1.96M
Utah 902 4,217 $2.06M
Montana 592 3,153 $1.21M
Idaho 675 3,144 $1.5M
South Dakota 551 3,128 $1.14M
Rhode Island 500 2,940 $1.1M
North Dakota 460 2,842 $1.09M
District of Columbia 547 2,333 $823K
Wyoming 270 1,448 $604K
Delaware 337 1,407 $589K
Vermont 223 1,179 $483K
Hawaii 209 969 $433K
Alaska 156 690 $366K
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 LEVEMIR

Provider Medicare Claims City State
TERENCE FRINKS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,197

TUCKER

Georgia

JOHN RICHARD M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled664

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

ANDREW COLMAN DO

General Practice

Claims Filled633

WESTLAND

Michigan

JEFFREY AMIDON D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled579

ROME

New York

JOHN CAMPBELL M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled538

KENTWOOD

Michigan

LAURENCE PETTY M.D.

Hospice and Palliative Medicine

Claims Filled530

PLANT CITY

Florida

MICHAEL SHARPE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled522

JACKSONVILLE

Florida

CHARLES MAXVILL DO

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled491

EULESS

Texas

MIGUEL STUBBS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled486

SMYRNA

Georgia

JERRY STRINGFELLOW MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled485

TEXARKANA

Texas

RADU CIUBUC MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled480

EL PASO

Texas

GEORGE SUTTON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled476

MOBILE

Alabama

TODD FULCHER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled469

BRANDON

Mississippi

FADI SABA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled469

ST PETERSBURG

Florida

WILLIAM SILVERSTONE D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled447

WESTLAND

Michigan

WILLIAM ADMIRE DO

Emergency Medicine

Claims Filled444

MOBILE

Alabama

GERALD MICELI M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled439

ORANGE CITY

Florida

THOMAS MULLEN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled439

RINGGOLD

Georgia

DANA NASH M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled433

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

DAVID SAMARA MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled432

JACKSONVILLE

Florida

GEORGE PURSLEY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled418

AUGUSTA

Georgia

BRUCE PENDLEY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled418

EAST RIDGE

Tennessee

KARI SHIELDS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled411

GRAYSON

Kentucky

BOYDE HARRISON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled408

HALEYVILLE

Alabama

JOAQUIN MENDEZ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled403

PEMBROKE PINES

Florida