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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
HOWARD SULS MD

Sports Medicine

Claims Filled240

BEDFORD

New Hampshire

BRADLEY WARD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled240

TAYLORSVILLE

Georgia

LAKSHMAN RAO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled239

ERWIN

North Carolina

KENNETT ASHER D. O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled239

JACKSON

Missouri

MARGARET ORR M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled239

PETOSKEY

Michigan

KENNETH HELLER MD

General Practice

Claims Filled236

BELTON

South Carolina

ISABEL RICO M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled235

MIAMI

Florida

WAYNE EVANCHO DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled233

NORTH MIAMI BEACH

Florida

HAMIDREZA MOGHADDAM M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled233

SUNNY ISLES BEACH

Florida

JESUS GONZALEZ M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled233

MIAMI BEACH

Florida

ROBERT BURNS M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled232

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

DOUGLAS HALL MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled232

MUSKEGON

Michigan

MICHAEL DUNDR M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled231

HOLLYWOOD

Florida

ALIA WALKER P.A.-C

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled229

SALLISAW

Oklahoma

PATRICK O'BRIEN MD

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled229

RALEIGH

North Carolina

MICHAEL MERCADO MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled228

WINTER GARDEN

Florida

MARLON CHAGUA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled228

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

JAMES MCAVOY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled227

ELBERTON

Georgia

JABBAR FAZELI MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled226

PORTLAND

Maine

RAVI PASSI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled225

ROCKVILLE

Maryland

CHARLES PRADIEU M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled225

TAHLEQUAH

Oklahoma

THANDAVARAJAN GOPALAKRISHNAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled225

HOUSTON

Texas

DONALD QUINN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled225

JOHNSON CITY

Tennessee

MANUEL BROWN M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled224

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

JANARTHANAN SOMESWARANANTHAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled223

METHUEN

Massachusetts