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PROLIA

Prolia is a monoclonal antibody. It blocks a protein that sends signals to break down your bones, and therefore prevents bone loss. Source: Iodine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2013

86.2K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 675 of 3238

$72.5M
Retail Cost

Rank: 278 of 3238

58,693
Patients

Rank: 486 of 3238

17,823
Prescribers

Rank: 613 of 3238

User Reviews of PROLIA »

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Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 15,122 23,225 $19.4M
New York 8,470 12,714 $10.7M
Texas 5,781 8,294 $6.96M
Florida 5,546 8,074 $6.81M
New Jersey 2,662 3,794 $3.2M
Pennsylvania 2,114 2,994 $2.58M
Ohio 1,675 2,470 $2.11M
Louisiana 1,158 1,712 $1.42M
Michigan 1,116 1,574 $1.33M
Georgia 1,093 1,565 $1.31M
Arizona 1,183 1,560 $1.32M
Hawaii 1,079 1,542 $1.29M
Illinois 908 1,300 $1.12M
Tennessee 893 1,228 $1.02M
Connecticut 824 1,195 $1.01M
Virginia 869 1,174 $992K
Washington 651 1,035 $895K
Indiana 664 964 $822K
Kentucky 662 901 $768K
North Carolina 563 788 $667K
Oklahoma 520 741 $621K
Nevada 512 694 $591K
Massachusetts 467 666 $564K
Alabama 475 626 $527K
South Carolina 447 625 $527K
Maryland 457 614 $526K
Colorado 413 601 $510K
Missouri 372 525 $450K
West Virginia 229 317 $266K
Arkansas 230 309 $264K
Mississippi 179 233 $198K
Oregon 165 228 $190K
Wisconsin 127 205 $176K
Rhode Island 124 183 $154K
Kansas 113 147 $127K
Delaware 89 131 $110K
Iowa 84 130 $112K
New Mexico 85 118 $100K
Minnesota 80 107 $91.7K
Maine 66 88 $73.9K
Utah 62 87 $73.5K
New Hampshire 55 79 $66K
Montana 51 74 $61.6K
Nebraska 47 63 $53.9K
Idaho 45 58 $49K
District of Columbia 41 55 $46.1K
South Dakota 35 49 $42.8K
Wyoming 32 45 $37.8K
North Dakota 15 21 $18.4K
Alaska 17 19 $16.1K
Vermont 12 $10.3K
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 PROLIA

Provider Medicare Claims City State
JAESOO PAK M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled1,013

CERRITOS

California

JAE YOO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled520

LOS ANGELES

California

SONWOO LEE MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled287

LOS ANGELES

California

YUN HEE CHUNG MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled281

FLUSHING

New York

PAUL CHU M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled265

LOS ANGELES

California

HANGJUN JANG M.D., PH.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled228

FLUSHING

New York

STELLA ILYAYEVA PHYSICIAN, P.C.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled220

FOREST HILLS

New York

PO LEW DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled209

ROSEMEAD

California

AFSHINE EMRANI MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled208

TARZANA

California

EDDIE PYUNE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled205

GARDEN GROVE

California

RAMON MOREDA M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled199

CORAL GABLES

Florida

HEW QUON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled188

LOS ANGELES

California

PAUL MILLER MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled187

LAKEWOOD

Colorado

JOSE ALDRICH M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled176

MIAMI

Florida

JULIO PITA MD

Specialist

Claims Filled175

CORAL GABLES

Florida

BYUNG KANG D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled171

FLUSHING

New York

JAMES JUNG MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled168

LOS ANGELES

California

JUAN POSADA M.D.

Adult Medicine

Claims Filled167

SAN JOSE

California

ZHENGHONG YUAN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled162

SAN GABRIEL

California

RICHARD YONKER DO

Rheumatology

Claims Filled155

SARASOTA

Florida

ANDRES VEGA MD

Anesthesiology

Claims Filled149

HIALEAH

Florida

YONG LIANG M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled149

LOS ANGELES

California

PETER WEISSMAN MD

Specialist

Claims Filled148

MIAMI

Florida

MATIN SHARAFATKHAH M.D

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled140

BROOKLYN

New York

PRITI JADAV M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled134

SUGAR LAND

Texas