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FOLIC ACID

Folic acid is a supplement also known as folate or Vitamin B9. Folic acid is essential for making red blood cells, so it's useful in certain types of anemia. It's also necessary for fertility in both men and women. Source: Iodine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2013

462K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 350 of 3238

$2M
Retail Cost

Rank: 1285 of 3238

97,711
Patients

Rank: 400 of 3238

51,029
Prescribers

Rank: 381 of 3238

User Reviews of FOLIC ACID »

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50%

of people say

it's worth it

32%

of people say

it worked well

11%

of people say

it's a huge hassle

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
Florida 24,554 135,587 $365K
New York 17,265 70,616 $356K
Ohio 6,204 27,226 $142K
New Jersey 6,749 25,705 $127K
California 4,317 20,482 $105K
Pennsylvania 3,589 17,439 $91.9K
Georgia 3,126 16,572 $71.6K
Texas 3,465 15,781 $77.2K
North Carolina 3,095 15,288 $74.4K
Michigan 2,727 10,329 $51.1K
Massachusetts 1,712 7,830 $43.7K
Illinois 1,645 7,341 $39.8K
Arizona 1,504 6,209 $34K
Minnesota 1,580 6,064 $34.9K
Louisiana 947 5,582 $21.4K
Virginia 1,152 5,142 $27.2K
Maryland 1,351 5,049 $29.8K
Indiana 975 3,998 $20.3K
Missouri 815 3,957 $20.2K
Tennessee 716 3,335 $18.3K
South Carolina 786 3,274 $16.5K
Wisconsin 663 3,000 $17.5K
Iowa 425 2,859 $10.9K
Connecticut 687 2,853 $16.1K
Washington 655 2,753 $17.4K
West Virginia 464 2,165 $12.3K
Kentucky 415 2,005 $9,238
Alabama 401 1,946 $9,092
Delaware 476 1,743 $10.9K
Hawaii 702 1,666 $8,057
New Hampshire 340 1,476 $7,913
Colorado 290 1,300 $6,563
Maine 331 1,286 $8,829
Oregon 291 1,222 $6,916
Arkansas 254 1,187 $4,723
Nevada 326 1,137 $6,056
Oklahoma 266 1,118 $5,661
Kansas 164 780 $4,184
Mississippi 143 711 $3,016
Rhode Island 131 671 $3,281
Nebraska 81 494 $2,177
Idaho 99 447 $2,482
Utah 111 409 $2,616
Vermont 88 369 $2,191
New Mexico 80 330 $1,850
District of Columbia 62 233 $1,287
North Dakota 46 219 $1,061
Montana 43 187 $857
Wyoming 31 147 $794
Alaska 35 129 $668
South Dakota 30 118 $616
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 FOLIC ACID

Provider Medicare Claims City State
TONY MOMENI D.O

Family Medicine

Claims Filled253

NORTH MIAMI BEACH

Florida

JUANA GUTIERREZ M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled252

MIAMI

Florida

ALBERTO ALONSO MD

General Practice

Claims Filled248

MIAMI

Florida

JUAN GARCES MD

Specialist

Claims Filled248

MIAMI

Florida

MANUEL GONZALEZ MD

Specialist

Claims Filled246

MIAMI

Florida

JOSE VILLAR M.D

General Practice

Claims Filled244

NORTH MIAMI

Florida

REINALDO HERNANDEZ LOY M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled243

HIALEAH

Florida

JOLENE KEY MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled243

WYOMING

Michigan

SOLANGEL POLLOCK MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled243

FORT SMITH

Arkansas

SALOMON MITRANI-SEVY MD

General Practice

Claims Filled241

MIAMI

Florida

LEDA ALMODOVAR-ALZUGARAY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled240

MARGATE

Florida

LUANA CARCASSONI M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled237

HIALEAH

Florida

JAYNIER MOYA HECHEVARRIA M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled237

MIAMI

Florida

RAMON GUTIERREZ MD

General Practice

Claims Filled236

MIAMI

Florida

ROGELIO IGLESIAS MD

General Practice

Claims Filled236

MIAMI

Florida

MOHAMMAD SHBEEB M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled235

ALEXANDRIA

Louisiana

RONALD D'AGOSTINO D.O.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled234

LAKE SUCCESS

New York

DARREN TABECHIAN MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled234

ROCHESTER

New York

RAMON URROZ MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled233

MIAMI

Florida

KATHY LYNN M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled233

MACON

Georgia

LUIS PADRON MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled232

MIAMI

Florida

BELKIS DELGADO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled231

MIAMI

Florida

WILLIAM TIDMORE M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled227

VALDOSTA

Georgia

PATRICIA LEON MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled222

MIAMI

Florida

VINCENT CHIN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled221

MIAMI

Florida