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TAMOXIFEN CITRATE

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At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

470K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 356 of 3362

$13.2M
Retail Cost

Rank: 743 of 3362

94,281
Patients

Rank: 429 of 3362

33,669
Prescribers

Rank: 491 of 3362

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it worked well

25%

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it's a huge hassle
Alternatives:

Arimidex Aromasin Femara

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 9,595 43,796 $1.39M
Florida 6,666 30,449 $868K
Texas 6,049 29,010 $790K
New York 5,800 28,601 $795K
Pennsylvania 4,435 23,014 $617K
North Carolina 3,791 19,672 $500K
Ohio 3,903 18,976 $539K
Illinois 3,435 16,174 $479K
Georgia 2,848 15,725 $359K
Michigan 3,295 13,547 $451K
Tennessee 2,370 12,603 $312K
Massachusetts 2,467 12,013 $334K
Wisconsin 2,366 11,185 $343K
Missouri 2,139 11,064 $282K
Virginia 2,105 10,015 $279K
Indiana 2,043 9,622 $268K
Minnesota 2,162 9,323 $350K
New Jersey 2,092 9,131 $284K
Kentucky 1,731 8,963 $226K
South Carolina 1,691 8,945 $214K
Washington 1,843 8,221 $237K
Alabama 1,560 8,106 $215K
Louisiana 1,350 7,900 $184K
Oregon 1,718 7,886 $251K
Arkansas 1,262 7,802 $171K
Iowa 1,287 7,278 $191K
Mississippi 1,131 7,145 $152K
Arizona 1,672 6,921 $205K
Colorado 1,322 5,852 $181K
Maryland 1,395 5,416 $185K
Connecticut 1,156 5,416 $153K
Oklahoma 935 4,504 $123K
Kansas 893 4,454 $119K
Nebraska 684 3,668 $95.3K
West Virginia 679 3,418 $90.3K
Utah 677 2,799 $89.8K
Nevada 572 2,547 $70.2K
New Hampshire 499 2,162 $59.9K
Idaho 515 2,143 $65K
South Dakota 374 2,100 $57.1K
New Mexico 454 2,086 $67.4K
Montana 443 2,006 $59.2K
Hawaii 422 1,906 $63K
Maine 482 1,901 $64.3K
Rhode Island 303 1,704 $39.3K
North Dakota 283 1,410 $38.2K
Vermont 277 1,319 $36.7K
Delaware 352 1,228 $48.4K
Wyoming 181 804 $22K
District of Columbia 136 527 $17.1K
Alaska 50 326 $6,312
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 TAMOXIFEN CITRATE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
MELISSA DILLMON MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled286

ROME

Georgia

HELEN ANALO MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled286

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

FRANCIS CUEVAS MD

Medical Oncology

Claims Filled281

FRANKLIN

Wisconsin

LARRY SCHLABACH MD

Medical Oncology

Claims Filled280

CHATTANOOGA

Tennessee

CYNTHIA SHEPHERD MD

Medical Oncology

Claims Filled272

ATHENS

Georgia

LUCIA GARINO M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled268

COON RAPIDS

Minnesota

SUSAN ROEDER DO

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled264

IOWA CITY

Iowa

TRACEY WEISBERG MD

Medical Oncology

Claims Filled258

SCARBOROUGH

Maine

AMY VANDER WOUDE M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled256

GRAND RAPIDS

Michigan

SERGIO XIQUES M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled254

MIAMI

Florida

BROOKE DANIEL MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled249

CHATTANOOGA

Tennessee

GREGORY BEBB MD

Surgery

Claims Filled247

WILMINGTON

North Carolina

BOBBY GRAHAM M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled246

JACKSON

Mississippi

WADE SWENSON MD

Medical Oncology

Claims Filled246

FERGUS FALLS

Minnesota

EUGENIO GALINDO M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled241

EDINBURG

Texas

ROBERT DERHAGOPIAN M.D.

Surgical Oncology

Claims Filled241

SOUTH MIAMI

Florida

CHRISTOPHER PERKINS MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled240

FRESNO

California

ELISABETH MCKEEN M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled237

WEST PALM BEACH

Florida

CAROL RAPSON MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled237

EAST LANSING

Michigan

ALEX EHSAN M.D,

Medical Oncology

Claims Filled234

SHERMAN

Texas

BOBBIE HEAD M.D., PHD

Specialist

Claims Filled232

GREENBRAE

California

CLAUDIA MEREDITH APRN

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled232

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

JORGE JUSTINIANO M. D.

Specialist

Claims Filled231

MAYAGUEZ

Puerto Rico

ANOOP AGGARWAL M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled229

CLINTON

Iowa

WILLIAM PIERCE M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled229

SALEM

Oregon