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HECTOROL

DOXERCALCIFEROL

Hectorol (Doxercalciferol) 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 2014

10K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 1269 of 3362

$8.05M
Retail Cost

Rank: 877 of 3362

3,103
Patients

Rank: 1250 of 3362

2,377
Prescribers

Rank: 1285 of 3362

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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 430 1,345 $1.18M
Florida 274 886 $674K
Texas 260 870 $657K
Georgia 200 798 $555K
New Jersey 269 755 $642K
New York 269 731 $732K
Pennsylvania 140 438 $371K
Ohio 120 435 $290K
Michigan 144 365 $319K
North Carolina 75 301 $226K
Illinois 80 250 $212K
Tennessee 70 247 $206K
Massachusetts 83 236 $172K
Louisiana 67 231 $142K
South Carolina 53 215 $156K
Indiana 53 188 $96.3K
Wisconsin 52 185 $162K
Virginia 51 137 $119K
Arizona 39 124 $103K
Oregon 30 103 $77K
Washington 35 93 $89.7K
Nevada 32 92 $83.3K
Missouri 26 90 $59.8K
West Virginia 31 82 $86.3K
Iowa 22 77 $41.8K
Oklahoma 15 69 $40.5K
Connecticut 28 68 $59.4K
Arkansas 11 63 $33K
Kentucky 24 57 $43.2K
Mississippi 11 57 $51.9K
Maryland 26 56 $50.2K
Montana 48 $34.5K
Minnesota 13 43 $35.1K
Alabama 12 40 $52.4K
Kansas 11 39 $13.8K
Colorado 33 $45.9K
New Mexico 29 $19.5K
Nebraska 23 $25.6K
New Hampshire 19 $5,962
Vermont 16 $8,003
Hawaii 14 $14.3K
Rhode Island 13 $16.9K
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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