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NOVOLOG

INSULIN ASPART

Novolog is a short-acting insulin medicine for diabetes. It acts like the insulin that your body normally makes to process sugars and fats, and it keeps your blood sugar stable after meals. Source: Iodine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

1.53M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 178 of 3362

$514M
Retail Cost

Rank: 46 of 3362

336,139
Patients

Rank: 213 of 3362

128,449
Prescribers

Rank: 200 of 3362

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58%

of people say

it's worth it

46%

of people say

it worked well

18%

of people say

it's a huge hassle

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 30,466 142,004 $42.7M
Florida 27,744 122,389 $38.5M
Texas 22,839 90,544 $32.9M
Pennsylvania 17,640 86,653 $27.9M
Ohio 17,584 82,514 $26.4M
New York 14,521 61,197 $21.1M
North Carolina 12,600 57,837 $17.7M
Georgia 13,297 55,928 $19.6M
Michigan 13,935 54,828 $20.1M
Illinois 11,439 50,439 $15.9M
Missouri 9,726 48,817 $16.6M
Indiana 9,870 45,991 $15.3M
Tennessee 9,935 38,883 $16M
Massachusetts 8,425 38,254 $12.7M
Kentucky 7,545 33,517 $12.2M
New Jersey 7,441 32,204 $10.1M
Arizona 7,521 31,597 $11.4M
Virginia 6,866 29,978 $10.1M
Wisconsin 5,699 29,294 $10.4M
Washington 6,565 28,848 $9.66M
Kansas 4,559 25,428 $8.21M
Minnesota 4,978 23,467 $7.91M
South Carolina 5,714 23,003 $8.43M
Iowa 4,253 22,936 $7.28M
Oklahoma 4,833 21,168 $6.76M
Maryland 5,429 21,135 $7.01M
Alabama 5,016 20,891 $7.35M
Oregon 4,202 20,199 $6.55M
Mississippi 4,408 19,329 $6.48M
Louisiana 4,548 18,898 $6.42M
Arkansas 3,589 16,546 $5.42M
Connecticut 3,468 15,296 $4.96M
West Virginia 3,344 14,649 $5.48M
Colorado 3,100 13,092 $4.79M
Nebraska 2,112 10,992 $3.37M
Utah 2,360 10,490 $4.34M
New Mexico 2,524 9,943 $3.65M
Nevada 1,973 7,255 $3.07M
Maine 1,522 6,892 $2.87M
Idaho 1,433 6,541 $2.26M
Rhode Island 1,129 5,972 $1.67M
South Dakota 1,035 5,164 $1.54M
New Hampshire 1,163 4,846 $1.81M
Montana 958 4,553 $1.62M
North Dakota 815 4,408 $1.32M
District of Columbia 900 3,647 $985K
Delaware 751 2,667 $1.06M
Vermont 546 2,470 $991K
Wyoming 373 1,644 $530K
Hawaii 359 1,532 $483K
Alaska 240 949 $378K
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 NOVOLOG

Provider Medicare Claims City State
MICHAEL SHEEHAN MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled307

WESTON

Wisconsin

RONALD PHILIPP D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled306

LONG BEACH

California

VIKAS PASSI MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled305

WATSONTOWN

Pennsylvania

MARK PIACENTINI MD

Legal Medicine

Claims Filled304

PROSPECT

Ohio

RAYMOND RABIDEAU D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled304

GRAND HAVEN

Michigan

JOHN POTOMSKI DO CMA

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled303

MELBOURNE

Florida

RAJESH VISHEN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled302

ORANGE PARK

Florida

EMMANUEL RIVERA MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled300

CINCINNATI

Ohio

AJAY ANAND M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled300

WESTON

Massachusetts

CHARLES DAVIS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled300

OVERLAND PARK

Kansas

HUSAM HAMED M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled299

CINCINNATI

Ohio

KIRK DAWSON D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled299

YELM

Washington

KARIM BAKHTIAR MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled296

MILWAUKEE

Wisconsin

JAMES LIVINGSTON M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled295

BYRON

Georgia

MORRIS BROWN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled295

DAYTON

Ohio

GERALD STEINBERG

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled295

SPRINGFIELD

Massachusetts

KENNETH LOCKLEAR M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled293

RED SPRINGS

North Carolina

RAYMOND ARRIOLA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled291

FULTON

Mississippi

MANUEL OJEDA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled290

MIAMI BEACH

Florida

TODD FULCHER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled289

BRANDON

Mississippi

DAVID HEISE MD

Hospitalist

Claims Filled289

DAYTONA BEACH

Florida

DANIEL MCCALL MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled287

HATTIESBURG

Mississippi

BAO NGUYEN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled287

STOCKTON

California

JOSEPH BRENES M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled286

WOLCOTT

Connecticut

WILLIAM TAYLOR MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled286

DUBLIN

Georgia