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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
CALVIN BRACY M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled312

PINE BLUFF

Arkansas

RITA KIRCHLER M.D.

Gynecology

Claims Filled310

FLORENCE

Alabama

TERRY DUNN MD

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled305

DENVER

Colorado

JOSEPH BERGER M.D.

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled301

BROOKLYN

New York

CAROLYN EDDINS N.P.

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled296

CHARLOTTESVILLE

Virginia

KIM ERVIN M.D.

Gynecology

Claims Filled295

EUREKA

California

CINDY AMUNDSEN M.D.

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled292

DURHAM

North Carolina

ELIAS MOUKARZEL M.D.

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled288

EL CENTRO

California

HENRY RUIZ MD

Urology

Claims Filled287

EDINBURG

Texas

HUGH FALLS M.D.

Gynecology

Claims Filled281

LAKE FOREST

Illinois

CINDY BESSON M.D.

Gynecology

Claims Filled278

AIKEN

South Carolina

GARY SUTKIN M.D.

Adult Reconstructive Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled277

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

KE TUAN M.D.

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled276

SAN FRANCISCO

California

AMANDA CLARK MD

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled273

PORTLAND

Oregon

KAREN TUAN M.D.

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled272

SAN FRANCISCO

California

ILYA RACHMAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled271

LOS ANGELES

California

MURRAY OSOFSKY MD

Gynecology

Claims Filled270

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

JIMMY JULIA-MARTINEZ M.D.

Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery

Claims Filled269

GUAYNABO

Puerto Rico

JORGE PIMIENTA M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled266

MIAMI

Florida

C BOWLING MD

Gynecology

Claims Filled264

KNOXVILLE

Tennessee

RAYMOND FOSTER M.D.

Gynecology

Claims Filled262

COLUMBIA

Missouri

NIDIA IGLESIAS MD

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled262

MIAMI BEACH

Florida

GREGORY EADS MD

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled261

THE WOODLANDS

Texas

KULDIP BEHNIWAL M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled259

FRESNO

California

MICHAEL WOLPMANN M.D.

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled254

VENICE

Florida