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PREMARIN

Premarin 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 2013

2.12M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 144 of 3238

$312M
Retail Cost

Rank: 72 of 3238

607,289
Patients

Rank: 122 of 3238

184,163
Prescribers

Rank: 118 of 3238

User Reviews of PREMARIN »

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49%

of people say

it's worth it

42%

of people say

it worked well

11%

of people say

it's a huge hassle

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 78,130 250,639 $39.1M
Texas 46,902 168,781 $24.9M
Florida 40,262 134,130 $20.8M
North Carolina 23,655 91,973 $12.2M
Pennsylvania 28,152 88,093 $13.6M
Georgia 19,287 81,732 $10.5M
New York 26,541 79,635 $13.2M
Tennessee 17,973 71,876 $9.65M
Ohio 21,102 70,148 $10.4M
Alabama 14,688 63,476 $8.26M
Michigan 19,555 57,623 $9.75M
Illinois 15,852 54,760 $8.28M
Louisiana 10,626 49,134 $5.82M
Kentucky 12,024 48,159 $6.44M
Indiana 14,018 48,094 $7.15M
Missouri 12,055 47,211 $6.19M
Oklahoma 11,262 44,753 $6.46M
Arizona 12,936 40,961 $6.49M
Washington 12,425 39,033 $6M
Virginia 12,080 39,009 $5.92M
South Carolina 9,155 34,866 $4.71M
Oregon 10,488 34,582 $4.93M
Minnesota 12,112 33,551 $5.81M
Wisconsin 10,643 33,121 $5.11M
Arkansas 7,618 31,497 $3.94M
Colorado 10,327 30,673 $4.84M
Mississippi 6,922 30,562 $3.62M
Massachusetts 8,975 27,590 $4.35M
New Jersey 9,369 27,588 $4.75M
Kansas 6,707 25,300 $3.38M
Iowa 7,090 24,266 $3.43M
West Virginia 4,702 18,150 $2.54M
Maryland 5,981 17,172 $2.95M
Nebraska 4,378 16,819 $2.26M
New Mexico 5,088 15,784 $2.54M
Connecticut 4,394 14,444 $2.32M
Nevada 4,160 13,998 $2.12M
Utah 3,956 13,711 $2.01M
Idaho 3,797 13,707 $1.91M
Maine 3,296 9,557 $1.54M
Montana 2,731 9,464 $1.34M
South Dakota 2,049 6,511 $941K
North Dakota 2,016 6,374 $963K
Rhode Island 1,755 6,014 $832K
New Hampshire 1,865 5,327 $842K
Hawaii 2,114 5,222 $897K
Wyoming 1,385 4,676 $689K
Vermont 1,210 3,670 $583K
Delaware 1,258 3,567 $636K
Alaska 796 2,754 $385K
District of Columbia 749 2,109 $361K
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 PREMARIN

Provider Medicare Claims City State
ALEXANDER GERSHMAN MD

Specialist

Claims Filled2,405

LOS ANGELES

California

ALBERTO DOMINGUEZ BALI MD

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled853

HIALEAH

Florida

FERNANDO ALVAREZ PEREZ M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled745

MIAMI

Florida

PETER PARK M.D,

Specialist

Claims Filled556

LOS ANGELES

California

JULIO GONZALEZ MD

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled475

COROZAL

Puerto Rico

MUHAMMAD NAIM MD

Gynecology

Claims Filled468

FAYETTEVILLE

New York

HAROUTYOUN MARGOSSIAN MD

Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery

Claims Filled448

BROOKLYN

New York

DOUGLASS HALE MD

Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery

Claims Filled444

INDIANAPOLIS

Indiana

EDWARD GHEILER MD

Urology

Claims Filled437

HIALEAH

Florida

JOSEPH PORTERA MD

Gynecology

Claims Filled428

CHATTANOOGA

Tennessee

FELIX CHI-MING YIP M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled416

MONTEREY PARK

California

HUGO FERRARA M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled406

HIALEAH

Florida

PETER ZENTHOEFER M.D.

Gynecology

Claims Filled402

CLACKAMAS

Oregon

PARVIN MIRABADI MD

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled394

VAN NUYS

California

ELIAS MOUKARZEL M.D.

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled389

EL CENTRO

California

ADOLPHUS LEWIS DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled386

FORT WORTH

Texas

ZOYA PREYS M.D.

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled381

LOS ANGELES

California

TAMERA HOWELL MD

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled370

BLACKSBURG

Virginia

ALVARO GORDO MD

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled341

MIAMI LAKES

Florida

MARK BARATS M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled340

WEST HOLLYWOOD

California

LUDMILA BESS M.D.

Gynecology

Claims Filled340

LOS ANGELES

California

RENEE CAPUTO M.D.

Gynecology

Claims Filled328

COLUMBUS

Ohio

JOSE CHAMORRO MD

Urology

Claims Filled324

MIAMI

Florida

JENNIFER POLLAK MD

Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery

Claims Filled322

HOLLYWOOD

Florida

DANIEL MCKIEVER M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled319

MERIDIAN

Mississippi