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PREMARIN

ESTROGENS, CONJUGATED

Premarin (Conjugated Estrogens) is an oral medication that replaces estrogen hormones during and after menopause. Higher levels of estrogen lower menopause-related hot flashes, flushing, night sweats, vaginal problems, and bone loss. Source: Iodine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

1.85M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 162 of 3362

$329M
Retail Cost

Rank: 80 of 3362

573,896
Patients

Rank: 135 of 3362

179,336
Prescribers

Rank: 131 of 3362

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50%

of people say

it's worth it

43%

of people say

it worked well

11%

of people say

it's a huge hassle

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 74,112 226,479 $42.3M
Texas 43,590 142,568 $25.3M
Florida 37,895 112,918 $21.1M
Pennsylvania 27,404 81,003 $15.1M
North Carolina 21,839 77,637 $12.6M
New York 27,184 76,639 $15.3M
Georgia 17,434 64,721 $10.1M
Ohio 19,105 60,754 $10.8M
Tennessee 16,843 58,865 $9.75M
Michigan 18,346 52,461 $10.5M
Illinois 16,342 51,646 $9.37M
Alabama 13,115 49,566 $8.04M
Louisiana 9,563 41,707 $5.92M
Indiana 12,862 41,631 $7.46M
Kentucky 10,759 41,060 $6.55M
Missouri 11,212 39,481 $6.38M
South Carolina 10,379 37,486 $6.08M
Oklahoma 10,080 37,265 $6.43M
Virginia 11,678 34,850 $6.42M
Arizona 11,947 33,846 $6.45M
Washington 11,517 32,816 $6.06M
Minnesota 11,108 30,682 $6.29M
Colorado 10,773 29,738 $5.65M
Oregon 9,749 29,097 $5.06M
Wisconsin 9,848 28,802 $5.43M
Arkansas 7,212 28,077 $4.25M
Massachusetts 9,133 26,344 $4.94M
Mississippi 6,478 25,730 $3.71M
New Jersey 9,401 25,526 $5.22M
Kansas 6,124 21,656 $3.53M
Iowa 6,537 21,490 $3.67M
Maryland 6,332 17,460 $3.61M
West Virginia 4,309 15,767 $2.65M
Nebraska 3,967 14,387 $2.33M
New Mexico 4,594 13,309 $2.56M
Connecticut 4,204 12,583 $2.41M
Nevada 3,878 11,404 $2.1M
Utah 3,435 10,520 $1.85M
Idaho 3,124 9,863 $1.63M
Montana 2,562 8,307 $1.45M
Maine 3,003 8,115 $1.56M
South Dakota 1,920 5,735 $1.01M
North Dakota 1,821 5,640 $1M
Rhode Island 1,675 5,404 $902K
New Hampshire 1,863 4,958 $946K
Hawaii 1,932 4,601 $959K
Wyoming 1,353 4,308 $770K
Vermont 1,284 3,450 $671K
Delaware 1,344 3,446 $740K
Alaska 702 2,496 $405K
District of Columbia 821 2,118 $443K
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 PREMARIN

Provider Medicare Claims City State
ALEXANDER GERSHMAN MD

Specialist

Claims Filled2,428

LOS ANGELES

California

HAROUTYOUN MARGOSSIAN MD

Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery

Claims Filled713

BROOKLYN

New York

ALBERTO DOMINGUEZ BALI MD

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled666

HIALEAH

Florida

PETER PARK M.D,

Specialist

Claims Filled536

LOS ANGELES

California

LYUDMILA EMAG

Nurse Practitioner, Adult Health

Claims Filled493

BROOKLYN

New York

MUHAMMAD NAIM MD

Gynecology

Claims Filled492

FAYETTEVILLE

New York

EDWARD GHEILER MD

Urology

Claims Filled473

HIALEAH

Florida

PETER ZENTHOEFER M.D.

Gynecology

Claims Filled471

CLACKAMAS

Oregon

JULIO GONZALEZ MD

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled427

COROZAL

Puerto Rico

ZOYA PREYS M.D.

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled425

LOS ANGELES

California

LUDMILA BESS M.D.

Gynecology

Claims Filled395

LOS ANGELES

California

SHARRON MEE MD

Urology

Claims Filled385

LOS ANGELES

California

ALVARO GORDO MD

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled383

MIAMI LAKES

Florida

FELIX CHI-MING YIP M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled375

MONTEREY PARK

California

JOSEPH PORTERA MD

Gynecology

Claims Filled355

CHATTANOOGA

Tennessee

HUGO FERRARA M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled346

HIALEAH

Florida

TAMERA HOWELL MD

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled346

BLACKSBURG

Virginia

IRINA MIKHEYEVA D.O

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled345

BROOKLYN

New York

PARVIN MIRABADI MD

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled344

VAN NUYS

California

EMIL GURSHUMOV MD

Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery

Claims Filled341

BROOKLYN

New York

ALI LUCK MD

Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery

Claims Filled337

WEST BLOOMFIELD

Michigan

MARK BARATS M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled335

WEST HOLLYWOOD

California

BEHNAM SHENASSA M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled322

EAGLE ROCK

California

RENEE CAPUTO M.D.

Gynecology

Claims Filled316

COLUMBUS

Ohio

JOANN PINKERTON M.D.

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled314

CHARLOTTESVILLE

Virginia