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LEVOXYL

LEVOTHYROXINE SODIUM

Synthroid (Levothyroxine) is a synthetic version of a hormone made by your thyroid gland. Thyroid hormones affect many important bodily functions, like controlling metabolism and telling your body how to use energy sources. Source: Iodine  *

*This description is for related drug Levothyroxine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2015

147K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 591 of 3395

$4.37M
Retail Cost

Rank: 1195 of 3395

37,483
Patients

Rank: 606 of 3395

23,728
Prescribers

Rank: 575 of 3395

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75%

of people say

it's worth it

62%

of people say

it worked well

10%

of people say

it's a huge hassle

This Drug's History

Claims

The number of Medicare prescriptions for this drug each year

1.9M

2011

1.29M

2012

321K

2013

70K

2014

147K

2015

Spending

The total Part D spending on this drug
each year

$33.4M

2011

$24M

2012

$6.45M

2013

$1.92M

2014

$4.37M

2015

Average Patient Cost

Average amount that patients without a low-income subsidy paid each year.

$39

2011

$31

2012

$18

2013

$36

2014

$53

2015

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 3,769 13,678 $421K
Massachusetts 2,701 10,442 $338K
New Jersey 2,947 9,986 $384K
New York 2,042 7,759 $245K
Texas 1,992 7,255 $223K
Pennsylvania 2,112 7,190 $258K
Florida 1,827 6,782 $211K
Michigan 1,988 6,374 $228K
Ohio 1,004 3,687 $126K
Virginia 898 3,391 $110K
Arizona 942 3,346 $99.5K
North Carolina 712 3,134 $83.8K
Indiana 828 3,121 $97K
Washington 756 2,878 $87.9K
Tennessee 680 2,575 $80.7K
Missouri 647 2,474 $82.3K
Illinois 665 2,427 $76.1K
South Carolina 575 2,405 $68.1K
Oregon 535 1,991 $62.3K
Georgia 449 1,879 $50.2K
New Mexico 412 1,803 $52.4K
New Hampshire 381 1,548 $47.2K
Maryland 427 1,418 $49.8K
Wisconsin 371 1,401 $45.9K
Connecticut 368 1,326 $45.6K
Nevada 312 1,313 $36.4K
Colorado 351 1,272 $37.3K
Kentucky 301 1,241 $35.8K
Louisiana 250 1,177 $28.9K
Utah 290 928 $34.8K
Maine 248 862 $28.7K
Mississippi 180 725 $17.2K
Kansas 173 709 $22.4K
Alabama 169 626 $19.4K
Minnesota 171 624 $21.3K
Oklahoma 176 561 $19.1K
Rhode Island 136 542 $16.4K
Montana 131 533 $16.4K
Arkansas 111 443 $10.8K
Iowa 103 413 $12.1K
West Virginia 105 345 $11.1K
Delaware 100 322 $12.9K
Idaho 82 309 $10.1K
Nebraska 74 292 $7,819
Hawaii 44 130 $4,665
Wyoming 37 129 $4,658
Vermont 29 115 $3,813
District of Columbia 35 112 $2,815
Alaska 21 76 $2,141
South Dakota 20 64 $1,672
North Dakota 40 $1,398
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 2015 includes more than 1.4 billion prescriptions written by nearly 1.4 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 447,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. More than 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
SUSAN ASBELL FNP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled163

BILLINGS

Montana

LINDA MEMBRENO MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled163

MOUNTAIN VIEW

California

DOUGLAS ROSS MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled163

BOSTON

Massachusetts

ELIZABETH HOLT MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled162

RALEIGH

North Carolina

PAUL BUNN MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled161

MYRTLE BEACH

South Carolina

GUIREIDA RIVERA COLON MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled157

JUANA DIAZ

Puerto Rico

JORGE DE JESUS MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled154

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

JEFFREY BROWN MD

Specialist

Claims Filled152

HOUSTON

Texas

ROHIT DWIVEDI M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled151

PHOENIX

Arizona

MADELYN WIEGAND MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled151

SLIDELL

Louisiana

RANDALL AMMON M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled150

ORINDA

California

ALTAGRACIA ALCANTARA M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled144

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico

PEDRO CRUZ-QUILES M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled141

ISABELA

Puerto Rico

IVONNE CAMACHO PASTOR MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled141

MAYAGUEZ

Puerto Rico

STEVEN HERMAN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled140

HAMBURG

New York

FRANK CRANTZ M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled140

MC LEAN

Virginia

MICHELLE ZANIEWSKI MD

Specialist

Claims Filled139

HOUSTON

Texas

JOHN JONES M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled136

GAINESVILLE

Florida

MANUEL ALEGRE

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled136

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

LISA ABBOTT MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled136

RENO

Nevada

LAURA ANDREWS MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled135

MENASHA

Wisconsin

JACQUELINE FABELLO-GAMIAO MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled135

LIVONIA

Michigan

SANDRA WERBEL M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled133

GAINESVILLE

Florida

SUSHMA REDDY MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled132

FORT GRATIOT

Michigan

MOJGAN RAHMANI MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled131

GREENVILLE

South Carolina