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EVISTA

RALOXIFENE HCL

Evista (Raloxifene) is a selective estrogen receptor modulator (SERM). It acts like estrogen to make your bones stronger and less likely to break, and also protects breast and uterus tissues from other estrogen effects. Source: Iodine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

626K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 303 of 3362

$190M
Retail Cost

Rank: 140 of 3362

244,876
Patients

Rank: 264 of 3362

97,843
Prescribers

Rank: 252 of 3362

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Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 23,838 72,527 $21.1M
New York 24,005 68,132 $20.1M
Texas 17,153 40,872 $12.9M
Florida 14,025 33,525 $11.2M
Pennsylvania 13,193 30,317 $9.4M
Ohio 10,607 24,416 $7.82M
Georgia 6,774 20,118 $5.41M
North Carolina 7,055 19,003 $5.32M
New Jersey 7,382 16,968 $6M
Indiana 7,575 16,706 $5.47M
Michigan 9,750 16,497 $6.44M
Illinois 6,799 15,672 $5.2M
Missouri 5,684 15,278 $4.4M
Tennessee 5,219 13,920 $3.95M
Kentucky 5,051 12,438 $3.59M
Virginia 4,851 11,932 $3.73M
South Carolina 4,665 11,418 $3.34M
Alabama 4,391 10,115 $3.01M
Louisiana 3,176 9,887 $2.49M
Massachusetts 4,360 9,404 $3.01M
Arizona 3,970 8,982 $3.12M
Mississippi 2,601 8,979 $2.13M
Arkansas 2,941 8,371 $2.12M
Oklahoma 3,045 7,041 $2.31M
Washington 2,793 6,925 $2.13M
Kansas 2,464 6,590 $1.82M
Wisconsin 2,814 6,557 $2.13M
Minnesota 2,880 6,324 $2.21M
Connecticut 2,798 6,300 $2.22M
Hawaii 2,887 6,161 $2.1M
Iowa 2,088 5,596 $1.62M
Maryland 2,767 5,523 $2.16M
Colorado 2,070 4,793 $1.57M
West Virginia 1,844 4,160 $1.29M
Nebraska 1,455 4,116 $1.11M
Oregon 1,665 4,000 $1.24M
Nevada 1,474 3,371 $1.13M
Utah 1,315 3,316 $1.07M
Rhode Island 1,003 3,008 $791K
New Mexico 987 2,155 $680K
Montana 753 1,824 $530K
Idaho 745 1,820 $560K
North Dakota 644 1,714 $506K
Maine 771 1,520 $568K
South Dakota 508 1,379 $374K
New Hampshire 590 1,323 $441K
Delaware 708 1,250 $531K
Vermont 338 774 $264K
Alaska 134 556 $107K
Wyoming 186 486 $141K
District of Columbia 179 401 $149K
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 EVISTA

Provider Medicare Claims City State
YANHAN HUANG MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled297

BROOKLYN

New York

SEUNG KIM M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled296

LOS ANGELES

California

CHANG LEE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled294

FLUSHING

New York

CHUNG PANG MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled294

MONTEREY PARK

California

WAN YAO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled290

MONTEREY PARK

California

JOHN SAM MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled290

LOS ANGELES

California

BENJAMIN WU

Specialist

Claims Filled288

BROOKLYN

New York

FAITH ZHAO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled279

NEW YORK

New York

SANDY FUNG MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled274

NEW YORK

New York

THOMAS HWEE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled272

LOS ANGELES

California

TZE POON

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled272

NEW YORK

New York

SEON WHANG

Rheumatology

Claims Filled268

LOS ANGELES

California

QING YEH M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled259

NEW YORK

New York

JULIANG DENG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled259

FLUSHING

New York

ZHAOYANG PAN M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled254

LOS ANGELES

California

KENNETH TAM M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled254

NEW YORK

New York

MICHAEL OWEN MD

Gynecology

Claims Filled254

LUBBOCK

Texas

YOUNG-JIK LEE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled252

LOS ANGELES

California

ZHENG-BO HUANG M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled247

FLUSHING

New York

NELLY LOO MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled241

NEW YORK

New York

DUSTIN NGUYEN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled235

NEW YORK

New York

ELEONORA FEDONENKO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled226

LOS ANGELES

California

ALEJANDRO ROCA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled219

SOUTH MIAMI

Florida

LIANG-HSIEN HAHN MD PHD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled218

HONOLULU

Hawaii

YU YAO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled216

SAN GABRIEL

California