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PRAVASTATIN SODIUM

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

11.9M
Medicare Part D Claims
$180M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 933,849 $19M
Florida 852,651 $12.8M
Texas 781,832 $10.7M
Pennsylvania 620,576 $9.41M
Ohio 559,504 $8.5M
New York 556,938 $8.34M
North Carolina 531,058 $7.3M
Georgia 478,435 $6.17M
Illinois 401,683 $5.82M
Tennessee 352,862 $4.65M
South Carolina 337,482 $4.78M
Louisiana 336,351 $4.39M
Alabama 321,222 $4.06M
Virginia 315,848 $4.62M
Michigan 314,565 $5.78M
Indiana 311,700 $4.49M
Kentucky 307,364 $3.8M
Missouri 281,471 $3.63M
New Jersey 253,898 $4.21M
Massachusetts 250,811 $4.75M
Mississippi 227,588 $2.64M
Wisconsin 206,562 $3.3M
Arkansas 204,862 $2.5M
Arizona 192,385 $2.95M
Maryland 177,534 $3M
Oklahoma 171,869 $2.49M
Washington 170,658 $2.63M
Minnesota 141,459 $2.49M
Oregon 140,638 $2.23M
Iowa 121,997 $1.57M
Connecticut 116,923 $1.83M
West Virginia 108,115 $1.56M
Kansas 103,080 $1.31M
Colorado 98,114 $1.76M
Nevada 73,675 $1.14M
Nebraska 73,345 $970K
Rhode Island 66,711 $1.13M
Hawaii 58,345 $1.53M
Utah 51,389 $727K
Idaho 45,276 $704K
New Hampshire 40,875 $634K
Delaware 38,465 $663K
Maine 37,900 $666K
New Mexico 37,454 $521K
Montana 23,510 $363K
South Dakota 21,191 $308K
North Dakota 16,698 $260K
Vermont 15,306 $259K
Wyoming 14,875 $218K
District of Columbia 10,577 $184K
Alaska 8,781 $123K
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 2012 includes more than 1.2 billion prescriptions written by nearly 1.5 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 382,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost three-fourths went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients. Methodology »

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Top prescribers for PRAVASTATIN SODIUM

Provider Medicare Claims City State
JON LELEUX MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled2,135

LAFAYETTE

Louisiana

LAURA MATA M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled2,122

MAYAGUEZ

Puerto Rico

JUAN NEGRON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,978

AGUADILLA

Puerto Rico

ROBERTO DIAZ M.D.

Sleep Medicine

Claims Filled1,926

ALICE

Texas

MIGUEL RODRIGUEZ BURGOS M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled1,784

JUNCOS

Puerto Rico

MYUNG KIL JEON M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled1,715

PLYMOUTH

North Carolina

ANTONIO PINERA MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,652

MIAMI

Florida

MARIO SANTAELLA MALDONADO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,607

SABANA GRANDE

Puerto Rico

DAVID EVANS M. D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,565

SEARCY

Arkansas

ELIASIN MUNOZ M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,515

MAYAGUEZ

Puerto Rico

SALEEM MAHMOOD MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,495

JERSEY CITY

New Jersey

BART DENYS MD

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled1,477

THIBODAUX

Louisiana

BARRY HARDISON MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,468

POWDERLY

Kentucky

DAVID PHILLIPS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,466

SEMMES

Alabama

CIRILO GONZALEZ MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,454

MIAMI

Florida

JOSEPH SLEDGE M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,451

CHATTANOOGA

Tennessee

ROBERT HENDRICKSON M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,437

DANVILLE

Kentucky

DANNIS HOOD MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,435

RINGGOLD

Georgia

PAULO RIBEIRO MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,432

LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas

RICARDO SANTAYANA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,427

TAMPA

Florida

IMRAN VIRK M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled1,399

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

NELSON RIVERA RIVERA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,391

VILLALBA

Puerto Rico

EDDIE LAM M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,378

ALHAMBRA

California

LUIS PADRON MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,370

MIAMI

Florida

CHARLES KLEPPER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,367

HARRISON

Arkansas