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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
WILLIAM GEORGE MD

Gynecology

Claims Filled222

ALBANY

Georgia

MERCER LEE MD

Gynecology

Claims Filled221

FLOWOOD

Mississippi

LAURA FOSTER M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled220

WINSTON-SALEM

North Carolina

VERONICA ABUSLEME M.D.

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled220

PANORAMA CITY

California

ROBERT WHEELER MD

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled220

RONCEVERTE

West Virginia

DOUGLAS VANDRIE M.D.

Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery

Claims Filled219

GRAND RAPIDS

Michigan

LEE MONLEZUN MD

Gynecology

Claims Filled219

LAKE CHARLES

Louisiana

RICHARD FARNAM MD

Gynecology

Claims Filled219

EL PASO

Texas

DEIDRE RUSSELL M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled217

SELMA

Alabama

ESKANDAR SIMHAEE MD

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled214

MANHASSET

New York

KE TUAN M.D.

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled214

SAN FRANCISCO

California

LINDA TEAL MD

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled214

MOUNTAIN HOME

Arkansas

JANIS LUFT MSN, NP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled214

SAN FRANCISCO

California

HUGH FALLS M.D.

Gynecology

Claims Filled213

LAKE FOREST

Illinois

JERRY GURLEY M. D.

Gynecology

Claims Filled213

TALLADEGA

Alabama

KIMBERLY MELEN MD

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled213

BETHEL PARK

Pennsylvania

JOAN SHEN MD

Gynecology

Claims Filled213

WINSTON SALEM

North Carolina

VINCENT DILELLA DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled211

DUNEDIN

Florida

SHERRY THOMAS MD MPH

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled211

NORTH HOLLYWOOD

California

JONATHAN LEAKE M.D.

Gynecologic Oncology

Claims Filled210

SANDUSKY

Ohio

ERIKA BLANTON M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled209

RICHMOND

Virginia

VAL VOGT MD

Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery

Claims Filled208

GERMANTOWN

Tennessee

PABLO DIAZ-ESQUIVEL M.D.

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled207

AMARILLO

Texas

WILLIAM MCBRIDE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled205

ALEXANDRIA

Louisiana

JASON THOMPSON MD

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled205

JACKSONVILLE

Florida