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HECTOROL

Hectorol is a synthetic form of Vitamin D2. It raises Vitamin D levels in your blood, which calms down overactive parathyroid glands. (Too much parathyroid hormone weakens your bones.) This issue is common in people with kidney disease because unhealthy kidneys can't convert Vitamin D to its active form. Source: Iodine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2013

30.8K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 922 of 3238

$21.9M
Retail Cost

Rank: 583 of 3238

5,685
Patients

Rank: 1030 of 3238

4,259
Prescribers

Rank: 1030 of 3238

User Reviews of HECTOROL »

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43%

of people say

it's worth it

30%

of people say

it worked well

19%

of people say

it's a huge hassle

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 800 4,204 $3.23M
New York 509 2,656 $2.18M
Florida 495 2,429 $1.57M
New Jersey 509 2,302 $1.84M
Texas 406 2,261 $1.48M
Georgia 357 1,975 $1.28M
Michigan 309 1,506 $1.15M
Ohio 248 1,408 $999K
Pennsylvania 274 1,407 $1.06M
Massachusetts 144 902 $592K
North Carolina 145 830 $535K
Tennessee 131 782 $484K
Louisiana 111 722 $431K
Indiana 127 690 $412K
Illinois 106 680 $432K
South Carolina 78 524 $369K
Wisconsin 97 519 $382K
Oregon 61 438 $244K
Virginia 96 425 $289K
Washington 73 352 $323K
Arizona 76 340 $247K
Iowa 50 308 $154K
West Virginia 58 284 $210K
Missouri 38 281 $145K
Connecticut 44 242 $163K
Kentucky 57 237 $203K
Maryland 52 237 $243K
Alabama 33 222 $141K
Nevada 53 218 $130K
Mississippi 33 184 $122K
Oklahoma 34 169 $106K
Arkansas 23 160 $80K
Kansas 20 122 $53.3K
Colorado 20 95 $99.9K
Minnesota 16 95 $74K
Montana 73 $47.9K
New Hampshire 65 $34K
New Mexico 18 64 $39.8K
Hawaii 11 58 $52.5K
Utah 45 $30K
District of Columbia 43 $36.9K
Idaho 14 40 $41.9K
South Dakota 34 $18K
Nebraska 24 $16.1K
North Dakota 22 $22.4K
Alaska 22 $17.1K
Rhode Island 11 $8,951
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. ProPublica combined that data with additional information released by CMS. The data for 2013 includes nearly 1.4 billion prescriptions written by 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 410,000 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 HECTOROL

Provider Medicare Claims City State
ANTHONY DE MORY M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled353

SAN ANGELO

Texas

NEIL KUMAR MD

Specialist

Claims Filled202

ROSEBURG

Oregon

STEPHEN THOMSEN MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled182

UNION CITY

New Jersey

HANI ERIAN M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled179

PITTSFIELD

Massachusetts

ABDUS MALIK MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled169

LANCASTER

Ohio

YANGMING CAO MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled159

FRESNO

California

STEPHEN COHEN DO.

Nephrology

Claims Filled114

TRENTON

New Jersey

MOUSTAFA MOUSTAFA M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled113

ORANGEBURG

South Carolina

AYOOLA AKINBAMOWO MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled106

LITTLESTOWN

Pennsylvania

MIGUEL PORTOCARRERO MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled106

KISSIMMEE

Florida

SUISUN CHAN M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled103

MONTEREY PARK

California

HENRY BONE M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled101

DETROIT

Michigan

RALLABHANDI SANKARAM M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled83

FOUNTAIN VALLEY

California

DARSHI SUNDERAM MD

Specialist

Claims Filled83

EAST ORANGE

New Jersey

MIGUEL HIZON M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled82

KANKAKEE

Illinois

JORGE POSADA MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled81

CORAL GABLES

Florida

LAZARO DELGADO MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled80

KISSIMMEE

Florida

DANIEL AZABACHE MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled79

OSCODA

Michigan

WEI SUN M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled77

NEW YORK

New York

RANGANATHAN RAJENDRAN MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled73

ROSEBURG

Oregon

THANH NGUYEN MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled67

GARDEN GROVE

California

AMIT NAHATA M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled65

WASHINGTON

Pennsylvania

JORGE LARRANAGA MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled65

KISSIMMEE

Florida

RICHARD SIELSKI M.D,

Family Medicine

Claims Filled62

LANCASTER

Ohio

BELLA FRIDMAN MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled60

BROOKLYN

New York