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VICTOZA 3-PAK

LIRAGLUTIDE

Used to treat a type of diabetes mellitus (sugar diabetes) called type 2 diabetes. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

571K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 319 of 3362

$425M
Retail Cost

Rank: 57 of 3362

135,627
Patients

Rank: 363 of 3362

54,205
Prescribers

Rank: 397 of 3362

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Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
New York 11,296 50,100 $39.1M
Texas 12,143 47,588 $35.9M
California 10,382 47,329 $32.9M
Florida 9,025 33,595 $26.3M
North Carolina 6,746 29,956 $20.4M
Ohio 6,873 28,158 $21.8M
Pennsylvania 5,410 21,888 $16.9M
Michigan 5,259 19,711 $16.8M
Tennessee 4,703 18,732 $13.6M
New Jersey 4,298 16,892 $14M
Indiana 4,222 16,779 $13M
Illinois 4,054 16,566 $12.9M
Missouri 3,638 16,153 $11.1M
Georgia 3,496 14,825 $10.3M
Alabama 3,433 14,200 $9.74M
South Carolina 2,974 12,610 $8.87M
Virginia 3,035 12,234 $9.14M
Kentucky 2,531 10,958 $7.76M
Louisiana 2,263 9,326 $6.23M
Oklahoma 2,101 9,043 $6.52M
Maryland 2,312 8,773 $7.5M
Arizona 2,139 7,571 $5.98M
Connecticut 1,766 7,537 $6.06M
Mississippi 1,781 7,455 $4.87M
Iowa 1,416 7,110 $4.62M
Kansas 1,620 7,041 $4.99M
Massachusetts 1,611 6,853 $5.18M
Minnesota 1,581 6,825 $5.06M
Wisconsin 1,408 6,454 $4.6M
Washington 1,384 5,627 $4.1M
West Virginia 1,223 5,588 $3.97M
Colorado 1,348 5,450 $4.09M
Nebraska 765 3,606 $2.38M
Arkansas 891 3,553 $2.29M
Oregon 847 3,524 $2.52M
Nevada 915 3,344 $2.66M
Utah 759 2,890 $2.1M
New Hampshire 613 2,748 $2.01M
Idaho 650 2,726 $1.83M
New Mexico 695 2,700 $1.94M
Maine 691 2,651 $2.2M
Delaware 714 2,437 $2.39M
Hawaii 518 2,407 $1.87M
Montana 476 2,265 $1.58M
North Dakota 363 1,706 $1.18M
South Dakota 348 1,591 $1.05M
Wyoming 180 828 $540K
Rhode Island 196 828 $519K
Vermont 153 596 $467K
District of Columbia 165 584 $469K
Alaska 127 494 $392K
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 VICTOZA 3-PAK

Provider Medicare Claims City State
SHAHED QUYYUMI MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled638

STATEN ISLAND

New York

ALFRED OKEKE MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled636

GOLDSBORO

North Carolina

K. THAMPY M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled616

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

HEIDI BUCKINGHAM MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled537

DAYTON

Ohio

VICTOR MARLAR M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled526

ASHEVILLE

North Carolina

SANDEEP SODHI MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled446

RIVERSIDE

California

ISAIAH PITTMAN MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled429

TERRE HAUTE

Indiana

MATTHEW KAMIL MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled424

ROCHESTER

New Hampshire

MARK JOHNSON MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled421

MASON CITY

Iowa

GEORGE CHAO MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled415

MODESTO

California

GEORGE LIU M.D., PH.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled414

NEW YORK

New York

FIRAS AKHRASS MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled412

SAN ANTONIO

Texas

CHRISTOPHER CASE M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled385

JEFFERSON CITY

Missouri

IRINA URUSOVA MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled367

LOS ANGELES

California

MEHRAN KHORSANDI M.D.,

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled366

LOS ANGELES

California

STEVEN ZYGMONT MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled359

AUBURN

New York

STANLEY SCHWARTZ MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled349

ARDMORE

Pennsylvania

THOMAS JONES MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled348

MACON

Georgia

IGOR MATWIJIW M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled348

TEXARKANA

Texas

GERTI TASHKO M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled338

ROCKVILLE

Maryland

CARRIE DORSEY-HIGDON NP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled321

KNOXVILLE

Tennessee

MATIN SHARAFATKHAH M.D

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled320

BROOKLYN

New York

YANCEY HOLMES M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled319

MAYSVILLE

Kentucky

AFSHINE EMRANI MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled313

TARZANA

California

EILEEN VAN DIEST M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled312

ABILENE

Texas