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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
CHITRA KING M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled58

WOBURN

Massachusetts

MTANIUS SULTANI MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled58

CLARKSDALE

Mississippi

SUNITHA SUKUMARAN MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled58

REXFORD

New York

SRIDHAR SRINIVASAN MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled58

WAYCROSS

Georgia

MAJD CHAHIN MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled58

PORT ROYAL

South Carolina

NIRAJ GUPTA MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled58

INDIANAPOLIS

Indiana

ALEXANDER STARR MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled58

HARVEY

Illinois

VINCENT RELLA M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled58

DANBURY

Connecticut

CYNTHIA ANGEL MD

Gynecologic Oncology

Claims Filled58

ROCHESTER

New York

KIM HARDIN APN

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled58

NEW ALBANY

Mississippi

OMID SHAYE M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled58

WEST HILLS

California

SEJAL JHATAKIA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled58

SAN LEANDRO

California

ROGELIO BRITO D.O.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled58

BOYNTON BEACH

Florida

ELIZABETH SKAGGS M.S.N. A.N.P.

Nurse Practitioner, Adult Health

Claims Filled58

SALEM

Virginia

EDWARD CHAN M.D.

Claims Filled58

SAN FRANCISCO

California

MICHELLE CORSO APRN, MSN

Nurse Practitioner, Adult Health

Claims Filled58

NEW HAVEN

Connecticut

DIANA MEDGYESY MD

Medical Oncology

Claims Filled58

FORT COLLINS

Colorado

HIKARU NAKAJIMA M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled58

BETHLEHEM

Pennsylvania

WILLIAM FUSSELMAN MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled58

CEDAR RAPIDS

Iowa

CATHIE CHUNG M.D.

Medical Oncology

Claims Filled58

DUARTE

California

MILENA ELIMELAKH MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled58

MINNEAPOLIS

Minnesota

MAURA HAGAN M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled58

MECHANICSVILLE

Virginia

HESAMM GHARAVI MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled58

POWELL

Tennessee

JORGE NIEVA M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled58

LOS ANGELES

California

GAIL LEGET M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled58

SMITHFIELD

North Carolina