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BONIVA

IBANDRONATE SODIUM

Boniva (ibandronate) is a bisphosphonate. It slows down osteoclasts, the cells that break down bone. This results in greater bone mass and lowers the possibility of fractures. Source: Iodine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2015

9,988
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 1298 of 3395

$3.12M
Retail Cost

Rank: 1312 of 3395

2,827
Patients

Rank: 1316 of 3395

2,509
Prescribers

Rank: 1284 of 3395

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31%

of people say

it's worth it

20%

of people say

it worked well

27%

of people say

it's a huge hassle

This Drug's History

Claims

The number of Medicare prescriptions for this drug each year

1.37M

2011

361K

2012

33.5K

2013

18K

2014

9,989

2015

Spending

The total Part D spending on this drug
each year

$228M

2011

$66.8M

2012

$8.82M

2013

$5.53M

2014

$3.12M

2015

Average Patient Cost

Average amount that patients without a low-income subsidy paid each year.

$268

2011

$161

2012

$213

2013

$259

2014

$277

2015

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 597 2,063 $643K
New York 413 1,575 $484K
Texas 305 857 $305K
Florida 218 816 $240K
New Jersey 227 744 $265K
Pennsylvania 97 350 $102K
Ohio 81 263 $92.9K
Georgia 47 210 $53.5K
Arizona 43 194 $51.4K
North Carolina 54 175 $50.4K
Louisiana 33 172 $43.2K
Illinois 57 166 $54.8K
Michigan 46 156 $52.8K
Indiana 40 132 $39.6K
Virginia 47 120 $49.2K
Connecticut 38 119 $43.6K
Missouri 29 116 $23.1K
Tennessee 33 114 $39.4K
Nevada 25 113 $31K
Kentucky 25 99 $31.4K
Massachusetts 28 95 $35.4K
South Carolina 29 94 $29.5K
Maryland 29 78 $28.1K
Wisconsin 15 68 $17K
Minnesota 16 64 $20.9K
Colorado 21 64 $24.6K
Oregon 14 56 $14.3K
Kansas 51 $10.5K
Nebraska 11 49 $9,942
Washington 12 41 $11.7K
Oklahoma 18 40 $16.3K
Mississippi 39 $9,051
Iowa 37 $10.3K
Alabama 14 36 $11.9K
Rhode Island 33 $5,980
Hawaii 32 $9,213
West Virginia 14 31 $14.1K
Delaware 27 $10K
New Mexico 27 $10.1K
Arkansas 26 $9,767
New Hampshire 26 $7,929
District of Columbia 17 $7,040
Utah 16 $5,957
Maine 15 $5,534
North Dakota 15 $2,674
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 2015 includes more than 1.4 billion prescriptions written by nearly 1.4 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 447,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. More than three-fourths of these prescriptions went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients. Methodology »

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