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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
MARCIA RYDER N.P.

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled464

SYRACUSE

New York

BENAHILI IBOAYA DO

Specialist

Claims Filled461

FINDLAY

Ohio

VENKATESWARARAO ALLA M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled454

MOLINE

Illinois

ALYSSA MILES PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT

Physician Assistant, Surgical

Claims Filled453

SYRACUSE

New York

LEAH METZ MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled450

LA CROSSE

Wisconsin

JOEL BRUNT M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled449

PASCAGOULA

Mississippi

MICHAEL BRUCCULERI M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled444

CLEARWATER

Florida

DANIELLE MENICHELLI CRNP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled443

WILKES BARRE

Pennsylvania

AMIT FADIA M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled442

TUCSON

Arizona

SUDHA RANI MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled441

LAFAYETTE

Indiana

ORLANDO CASTILLO M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled438

TAMPA

Florida

KEDAR SHETYE M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled436

HUDSON

Florida

JAMES BARR M.D., PH.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled434

COLUMBIA

Tennessee

KHURRAM NAZEER MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled433

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

JEANNE KRAWIEC MS,ANP-BC

Nurse Practitioner, Adult Health

Claims Filled432

YPSILANTI

Michigan

NAVIN VERMA MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled429

HERSHEY

Pennsylvania

JAE YOO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled428

LOS ANGELES

California

MOHAMMAD GHAFFARLOO M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled428

CLINTON TOWNSHIP

Michigan

REX OCHI M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled426

SEATTLE

Washington

MICHAEL CASEY M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled426

RALEIGH

North Carolina

JAMES STIM MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled426

ROCKFORD

Illinois

PRASHANT PENDYALA MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled425

LOCKPORT

New York

EMAD AHMED MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled422

ATHENS

Georgia

DONNA MICHEL MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled420

WINCHESTER

Virginia

ROBERT TAYLOR M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled420

NASHVILLE

Tennessee