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CALCITRIOL

Treats low blood calcium in kidney dialysis patients and other patients. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

1.13M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 222 of 3362

$40.8M
Retail Cost

Rank: 458 of 3362

227,753
Patients

Rank: 276 of 3362

86,613
Prescribers

Rank: 280 of 3362

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Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 20,362 101,379 $4.03M
New York 16,263 79,672 $3.02M
Florida 18,073 79,409 $3.05M
Texas 14,258 62,597 $2.39M
Pennsylvania 11,823 61,303 $2.09M
Ohio 11,257 53,651 $2.02M
Illinois 10,664 52,179 $1.74M
Georgia 9,414 50,030 $1.54M
Michigan 10,094 40,654 $1.79M
Tennessee 7,203 35,715 $1.07M
North Carolina 6,211 33,658 $1.1M
Massachusetts 5,777 29,599 $1.01M
Virginia 6,097 28,545 $1.02M
Arizona 5,983 25,130 $920K
Missouri 4,636 24,436 $769K
Indiana 5,173 23,798 $816K
Louisiana 4,322 22,506 $768K
Wisconsin 4,170 22,267 $774K
Washington 4,562 21,682 $753K
New Jersey 4,806 19,213 $943K
South Carolina 3,490 17,940 $535K
Minnesota 3,821 17,785 $743K
Oregon 3,042 15,629 $505K
Maryland 3,948 15,543 $616K
Connecticut 2,915 14,165 $500K
Alabama 2,834 13,555 $496K
Kentucky 2,478 13,066 $468K
Iowa 2,016 11,857 $360K
Mississippi 1,999 10,636 $369K
Arkansas 1,802 9,811 $350K
West Virginia 2,079 9,749 $335K
Colorado 2,124 9,742 $359K
Oklahoma 2,005 9,320 $315K
South Dakota 1,371 7,958 $230K
Nevada 1,902 7,552 $320K
Kansas 1,313 6,599 $241K
New Mexico 1,431 6,513 $252K
Nebraska 941 5,424 $177K
Utah 1,105 4,942 $174K
Hawaii 978 4,927 $186K
New Hampshire 1,017 4,664 $156K
Idaho 875 4,423 $159K
North Dakota 745 3,776 $124K
Maine 912 3,568 $146K
Montana 617 3,511 $122K
Rhode Island 578 3,179 $114K
Delaware 854 3,155 $123K
District of Columbia 477 1,850 $69.5K
Alaska 230 1,847 $40.8K
Wyoming 306 1,494 $48.8K
Vermont 207 934 $39.5K
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 CALCITRIOL

Provider Medicare Claims City State
LAN NGUYEN MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled2,312

WESTMINSTER

California

INDERJIT SINGH MD

Specialist

Claims Filled1,462

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

MUHAMMAD ISHAQUE M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled1,430

CARTERSVILLE

Georgia

STEVEN GABRIEL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,422

NEW CASTLE

Pennsylvania

WEI SUN M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled1,246

NEW YORK

New York

HONG LIANG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,232

ROSEMEAD

California

BALRAM CHHAJWANI MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled1,163

CLEVELAND

Tennessee

RITU KHURANA MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled965

ROME

Georgia

JOSH WENG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled960

ARCADIA

California

TONG SUN MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled946

MODESTO

California

MOHAMMAD SHAFI M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled922

MARYVILLE

Tennessee

ANTHONY DE MORY M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled899

SAN ANGELO

Texas

RABIH BAZZI M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled890

DEARBORN

Michigan

ZHIQIANG ZHANG MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled872

DUBLIN

Georgia

AARON NADA M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled831

HONOLULU

Hawaii

RHODES KRIETE MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled798

MELBOURNE

Florida

SURMEET BEDI

Nephrology

Claims Filled773

WILMINGTON

Ohio

ZAFAR IQBAL MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled772

NEW CASTLE

Pennsylvania

MOHAMMED AHMED M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled768

MORRISTOWN

Tennessee

ANIL SHETH M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled729

HOUSTON

Texas

JAMES DETERDING MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled724

GREENSBORO

North Carolina

MAHESH BASIREDDY MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled713

BATON ROUGE

Louisiana

SHARAD SATHYAN M.D

Student in an Organized Health Care Education/Training Program

Claims Filled696

FARMINGTON

Connecticut

CHRISTOPHER MAI M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled691

NEW SMYRNA BEACH

Florida

ALI MOHAMMED M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled688

FLINT

Michigan