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PROLIA

DENOSUMAB

Prolia (Denosumab) 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 2014

130K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 617 of 3362

$114M
Retail Cost

Rank: 212 of 3362

86,427
Patients

Rank: 445 of 3362

23,684
Prescribers

Rank: 584 of 3362

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25%

of people say

it's worth it

38%

of people say

it worked well

38%

of people say

it's a huge hassle

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 19,515 30,360 $26.4M
New York 11,978 18,647 $16.2M
Texas 9,142 13,775 $12.1M
Florida 7,980 11,685 $10.3M
New Jersey 4,049 6,055 $5.31M
Pennsylvania 3,308 4,853 $4.32M
Ohio 2,565 3,801 $3.38M
Arizona 2,524 3,779 $3.34M
Georgia 1,948 2,782 $2.43M
Michigan 1,626 2,385 $2.09M
Louisiana 1,566 2,331 $2.01M
Tennessee 1,621 2,319 $2.03M
Hawaii 1,526 2,315 $2.04M
Virginia 1,483 2,120 $1.86M
Illinois 1,413 2,084 $1.86M
Connecticut 1,233 1,840 $1.62M
Indiana 994 1,399 $1.23M
Kentucky 929 1,369 $1.21M
Washington 829 1,314 $1.18M
North Carolina 925 1,277 $1.12M
Alabama 881 1,216 $1.07M
Oklahoma 789 1,137 $994K
South Carolina 774 1,102 $971K
Maryland 748 1,075 $952K
Colorado 718 1,066 $946K
Nevada 704 1,059 $939K
Massachusetts 699 998 $877K
Missouri 700 978 $869K
Arkansas 410 581 $521K
Mississippi 334 451 $397K
West Virginia 271 400 $349K
Oregon 214 307 $267K
Wisconsin 199 300 $265K
Rhode Island 172 263 $229K
Delaware 165 238 $210K
Kansas 164 236 $210K
Utah 178 236 $209K
Iowa 164 235 $210K
New Mexico 167 219 $193K
Minnesota 114 156 $139K
Maine 100 134 $117K
Idaho 94 133 $117K
Nebraska 98 132 $118K
New Hampshire 88 124 $109K
Montana 77 114 $99.8K
District of Columbia 70 98 $86.8K
Wyoming 58 79 $70.3K
North Dakota 52 72 $63.9K
South Dakota 51 71 $63.7K
Alaska 17 23 $20.2K
Vermont 16 21 $18.5K
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 PROLIA

Provider Medicare Claims City State
JAESOO PAK M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled976

CERRITOS

California

SONWOO LEE MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled337

LOS ANGELES

California

YUN HEE CHUNG MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled334

FLUSHING

New York

STELLA ILYAYEVA PHYSICIAN, P.C.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled313

FOREST HILLS

New York

HANGJUN JANG M.D., PH.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled311

FLUSHING

New York

AFSHINE EMRANI MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled307

TARZANA

California

BYUNG KANG D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled304

FLUSHING

New York

RAMON MOREDA M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled298

CORAL GABLES

Florida

PETER WEISSMAN MD

Specialist

Claims Filled291

MIAMI

Florida

PAUL MILLER MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled288

LAKEWOOD

Colorado

HEW QUON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled278

LOS ANGELES

California

JAE YOO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled262

LOS ANGELES

California

JOSE ALDRICH M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled262

MIAMI

Florida

PO LEW DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled235

ROSEMEAD

California

EDDIE PYUNE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled221

GARDEN GROVE

California

DUSTIN NGUYEN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled207

NEW YORK

New York

JULIO PITA MD

Specialist

Claims Filled203

CORAL GABLES

Florida

MATIN SHARAFATKHAH M.D

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled200

BROOKLYN

New York

KAREN SHAINSKY D.O.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled196

WEST HOLLYWOOD

California

MARIE BENTSIANOV M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled191

BROOKLYN

New York

SINGH BOUN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled191

MONTEREY PARK

California

MICHAEL KELLER M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled185

SAN DIEGO

California

ZHENGHONG YUAN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled178

SAN GABRIEL

California

DAVID MANDEL M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled176

MAYFIELD VILLAGE

Ohio

IRINEO TIANGCO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled174

NATIONAL CITY

California