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LEVOXYL

Treats hypothyroidism. Also treats an enlarged thyroid gland (goiter) and thyroid cancer. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2013

321K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 417 of 3238

$6.45M
Retail Cost

Rank: 921 of 3238

167,971
Patients

Rank: 317 of 3238

68,424
Prescribers

Rank: 320 of 3238

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it's worth it

61%

of people say

it worked well

10%

of people say

it's a huge hassle

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 22,777 40,375 $805K
North Carolina 10,616 22,102 $355K
New York 10,546 20,377 $433K
Florida 9,897 19,462 $364K
New Jersey 10,223 16,241 $406K
Pennsylvania 6,669 13,494 $285K
Massachusetts 8,166 13,217 $313K
Texas 7,152 12,464 $264K
Washington 4,468 8,539 $168K
Tennessee 3,523 7,713 $140K
Virginia 4,071 7,665 $164K
Michigan 5,451 7,100 $188K
Missouri 3,287 6,634 $130K
Arizona 4,124 6,565 $133K
Oregon 3,705 6,357 $138K
Illinois 3,118 5,428 $103K
Indiana 3,164 5,302 $123K
Ohio 2,904 4,936 $116K
Georgia 2,267 4,806 $87.3K
South Carolina 1,935 3,841 $75.3K
Mississippi 1,373 3,822 $58.4K
Kentucky 1,590 3,381 $70.7K
Connecticut 1,966 3,258 $73K
Colorado 1,651 2,902 $52.2K
Kansas 1,417 2,852 $59.8K
Oklahoma 1,551 2,786 $61.3K
Utah 1,376 2,626 $54.7K
Rhode Island 1,268 2,624 $38.1K
Nevada 1,497 2,579 $48.9K
Maryland 1,690 2,524 $64.6K
Wisconsin 1,328 2,452 $56.9K
Louisiana 1,035 2,383 $42.4K
Alabama 1,054 2,311 $40K
Iowa 824 1,846 $28.2K
New Mexico 1,072 1,827 $39.1K
Maine 1,006 1,541 $38.7K
Arkansas 589 1,511 $27.2K
New Hampshire 868 1,480 $30.8K
Nebraska 634 1,457 $24.1K
Minnesota 820 1,403 $32.5K
Montana 579 1,149 $23.4K
Idaho 528 1,025 $22.1K
West Virginia 470 893 $19.3K
Alaska 110 547 $8,411
Wyoming 273 511 $10.6K
Delaware 380 485 $14.2K
South Dakota 118 354 $5,097
Hawaii 167 341 $7,056
District of Columbia 139 245 $4,782
Vermont 158 229 $6,345
North Dakota 92 221 $4,285
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 LEVOXYL

Provider Medicare Claims City State
CARLOS MARTINEZ RIVERA MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled956

MAYAGUEZ

Puerto Rico

SUZETTE TORO M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled500

SAN GERMAN

Puerto Rico

OBED PEREZ-GONZALEZ MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled383

SAN GERMAN

Puerto Rico

JOSEPH COOK MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled376

AMERICAN FORK

Utah

MICHAEL KAPLAN MD

Specialist

Claims Filled372

W. BLOOMFIELD

Michigan

FRANCISCO NADAL M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled369

PONCE

Puerto Rico

CARLA GILLESPIE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled342

KNOXVILLE

Tennessee

CARLOS SANTIAGOALICEA M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled341

MAYAGUEZ

Puerto Rico

OSVALDO JIMENEZ-MERCADO M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled327

SANTURCE

Puerto Rico

MARIA LYDIA MONTENEGRO MD

General Practice

Claims Filled321

MEDICAL LAKE

Washington

EDWARD PALOYAN MD

Surgery

Claims Filled300

HINSDALE

Illinois

PAUL EMMANS D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled298

YAKIMA

Washington

ANGEL ALEJANDRO M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled295

MIAMI

Florida

JORGE MARTINEZ MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled266

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico

DENISE CARO M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled262

MAYAGUEZ

Puerto Rico

BARBARA MIRTH-JACOBELLI DO

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled259

NEWTOWN

Pennsylvania

CARMEN GONZALEZ MUNOZ M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled253

AGUADILLA

Puerto Rico

CESAR TRABANCO MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled250

PONCE

Puerto Rico

JAVIER BATISTA

Family Medicine

Claims Filled241

HIALEAH

Florida

LOU ANNE ZIBAS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled240

KNOXVILLE

Tennessee

MARTA TERLECKI MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled239

ALBUQUERQUE

New Mexico

YAOLEN BOLANOS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled225

HIALEAH

Florida

ELIHU GOREN MD PHD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled221

PLYMOUTH MEETING

Pennsylvania

JEFFREY BROWN MD

Specialist

Claims Filled218

HOUSTON

Texas

MURRAY LAS

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled206

DENVILLE

New Jersey