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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
VLAD NUSINOVICH M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled215

WEST HOLLYWOOD

California

BI CHE MD

Specialist

Claims Filled215

NEW YORK

New York

HING WONG MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled212

LOS ANGELES

California

DAVID LIN DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled210

ROSEMEAD

California

JAE YOO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled209

LOS ANGELES

California

ARAM KARAKASHIAN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled208

GLENDALE

California

JOSEPH BERGER M.D.

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled203

BROOKLYN

New York

ANTHONY CHEN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled201

HACIENDA HEIGHTS

California

OSCAR CHIEN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled198

SAN GABRIEL

California

SHUK-YI LEE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled196

NEW YORK

New York

JASON PAEK M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled194

WALNUT

California

JAMES JUNG MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled194

LOS ANGELES

California

JIMMY WONG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled192

NEW YORK

New York

RAYMOND LAU D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled189

BROOKLYN

New York

SANG KAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled184

NEW YORK

New York

SIMON YONGQUAN SU MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled184

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

LUCILLE PAK M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled183

NEW YORK

New York

CHUN HUNG HSUIH M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled182

BROOKLYN

New York

DENING ZHU M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled182

NEW YORK

New York

NGOC AN PHAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled177

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

MARK BARATS M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled176

WEST HOLLYWOOD

California

ORLANDO GONZALEZ MD

Gynecology

Claims Filled175

STATEN ISLAND

New York

SOUSANNA LACHTCHOUK NP

Claims Filled174

LOS ANGELES

California

BENJAMIN TRUONG MD

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Primary Care

Claims Filled173

ROSEMEAD

California

JOHN WANG M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled170

NEW YORK

New York