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Prescriber Checkup » LANTUS SOLOSTAR

LANTUS SOLOSTAR

Treats diabetes mellitus. Insulin is a hormone that helps get sugar from the blood to the muscles, where it is used for energy. This type of insulin usually works longer than regular insulin. More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

1.02M
Medicare Part D Claims
$549M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
New York 200,431 $51.4M
California 127,523 $30.9M
Florida 126,622 $31.8M
Texas 118,764 $33.5M
Pennsylvania 116,427 $29.1M
Ohio 103,715 $27.7M
North Carolina 95,811 $24.4M
Illinois 83,069 $21.2M
Michigan 76,207 $22.4M
Minnesota 63,665 $16M
New Jersey 61,528 $16.1M
Missouri 60,876 $15.4M
Wisconsin 56,415 $14M
Tennessee 51,477 $14M
Indiana 50,807 $14.2M
Washington 49,623 $13M
Georgia 48,627 $12.6M
Virginia 42,876 $11.6M
Massachusetts 38,215 $9.98M
South Carolina 36,640 $9.19M
Kentucky 35,501 $9.61M
Louisiana 33,998 $8.58M
Alabama 31,707 $8.22M
Iowa 29,109 $7.24M
Connecticut 27,287 $7.38M
Maryland 25,399 $7.44M
Oregon 23,556 $6.16M
Kansas 22,954 $5.65M
Arizona 22,010 $5.89M
Oklahoma 21,453 $5.78M
Arkansas 21,019 $5.62M
West Virginia 20,240 $5.72M
Mississippi 18,829 $5.06M
Nevada 15,655 $4.27M
Colorado 15,414 $4.07M
Nebraska 12,512 $3M
Idaho 11,673 $2.95M
Utah 11,639 $3M
Hawaii 10,831 $2.84M
Maine 10,643 $3.19M
New Mexico 10,410 $2.69M
North Dakota 9,824 $2.2M
Vermont 7,759 $2.31M
New Hampshire 7,241 $1.93M
Delaware 6,528 $1.89M
South Dakota 6,400 $1.47M
Montana 6,141 $1.43M
Rhode Island 5,739 $1.39M
Puerto Rico 5,146 $845K
District of Columbia 3,424 $916K
Alaska 3,391 $893K
Wyoming 2,666 $621K
About This Data

ProPublica obtained prescribing data from Medicare’s prescription drug benefit, known as Part D, under the Freedom of Information Act. The data for 2011 includes nearly 1.2 billion prescriptions written by 1.6 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 364,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. About three-fourths went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients. Methodology »


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Top prescribers for LANTUS SOLOSTAR

Provider Medicare Claims City State
JANET MARTINEZ ARNP-BC

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled1,407

MIAMI

Florida

KENNETH SHEPHARD MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled625

MIAMI

Florida

ROSLYN COLLINS APN

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled533

LAS VEGAS

Nevada

MICHAEL FILI MD

Specialist

Claims Filled502

MIAMI

Florida

JANE BRIDGES M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled495

VINCENNES

Indiana

STELLA ILYAYEVA PHYSICIAN, P.C.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled487

FOREST HILLS

New York

KAMALA RAJUPET M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled472

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

SACHIN BAHL M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled469

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

LAN NGUYEN MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled452

WESTMINSTER

California

CARMEL PERSON MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled448

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

RICHARD DODD M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled445

ASHEVILLE

North Carolina

RONALD VILLANUEVA MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled435

TOMS RIVER

New Jersey

JOSELITO CABACCAN M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled435

SAN JOSE

California

JOHN CORDER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled432

HICKORY

North Carolina

CARLOS COELHO M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled423

AVENTURA

Florida

DMITRI KIRPICHNIKOV M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled420

BROOKLYN

New York

RAYMOND FINK M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled410

LA MESA

California

JOHN NELSON M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled406

HICKORY

North Carolina

SOFIA VASQUEZ SOLOMON MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled404

HIALEAH

Florida

ROBERT PEARLSTEIN D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled401

EAST NORRITON

Pennsylvania

JOSE ANTUNES M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled393

SARASOTA

Florida

SAMUEL MALAYAN

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled392

GLENDALE

California

LISA WONG MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled390

HONOLULU

Hawaii

ABDUL AL-KASSAB MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled381

ROCHESTER HILLS

Michigan

ANDREA HAYES M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled379

NASHVILLE

Tennessee