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VAGIFEM

ESTRADIOL

Vagifem (Estradiol Vaginal Tablet) is a vaginal tablet that replaces estrogen hormones in your vagina that your body loses during menopause. Estrogen helps rebuild and maintain vaginal tissue, relieving symptoms of vaginal dryness, soreness, irritation, and painful sex. Source: Iodine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

375K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 397 of 3362

$70.4M
Retail Cost

Rank: 321 of 3362

114,794
Patients

Rank: 391 of 3362

49,868
Prescribers

Rank: 409 of 3362

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of people say

it's worth it

71%

of people say

it worked well

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 13,044 43,755 $8.33M
New York 10,107 32,572 $6.43M
Florida 8,729 27,364 $4.87M
Texas 6,216 20,168 $3.79M
Pennsylvania 4,837 15,353 $2.99M
Ohio 4,341 13,784 $2.64M
Massachusetts 4,194 13,582 $2.61M
North Carolina 3,735 12,751 $2.21M
New Jersey 3,932 11,587 $2.59M
Michigan 3,778 11,384 $2.38M
Washington 3,497 11,324 $2.12M
Illinois 3,356 10,965 $2.17M
Georgia 2,941 9,694 $1.61M
Oregon 2,688 9,016 $1.66M
Virginia 2,726 8,653 $1.66M
South Carolina 2,384 8,203 $1.4M
Arizona 2,512 7,998 $1.5M
Wisconsin 1,989 6,948 $1.27M
Colorado 2,044 6,442 $1.26M
Indiana 1,885 6,125 $1.11M
Connecticut 1,974 6,047 $1.21M
Kentucky 1,727 5,915 $1.06M
Tennessee 1,829 5,875 $1.04M
Missouri 1,694 5,802 $963K
Minnesota 1,871 5,437 $1.16M
Louisiana 1,289 4,524 $682K
Alabama 1,366 4,481 $748K
Iowa 1,148 4,230 $743K
Maryland 1,602 4,218 $986K
New Mexico 987 3,328 $579K
Oklahoma 958 3,004 $613K
Arkansas 719 2,688 $381K
Idaho 698 2,304 $401K
Nevada 663 2,283 $406K
Kansas 646 2,157 $389K
Utah 649 2,052 $363K
Montana 574 1,991 $347K
New Hampshire 589 1,918 $357K
Rhode Island 497 1,864 $276K
Mississippi 520 1,678 $250K
Nebraska 448 1,654 $266K
West Virginia 533 1,609 $290K
Maine 496 1,424 $318K
Vermont 392 1,323 $255K
South Dakota 353 1,246 $207K
Delaware 438 1,152 $281K
North Dakota 316 1,067 $185K
Hawaii 349 1,031 $233K
District of Columbia 292 786 $174K
Wyoming 177 522 $96.6K
Alaska 152 447 $94.4K
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 VAGIFEM

Provider Medicare Claims City State
FERNANDO ALVAREZ PEREZ M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled834

MIAMI

Florida

MICHAEL OWEN MD

Gynecology

Claims Filled441

LUBBOCK

Texas

RISA KAGAN M.D,

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled373

BERKELEY

California

ROBERTO VAZQUEZ RAMOS M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled338

AGUADILLA

Puerto Rico

AMY ROSENMAN M.D.

Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery

Claims Filled332

SANTA MONICA

California

KAREN WILLIAMS MD

Gynecology

Claims Filled321

ALBUQUERQUE

New Mexico

EILEEN KRIM M.D.

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled305

NEW HYDE PARK

New York

LORI ABRAMS D.O.

Gynecology

Claims Filled301

SARASOTA

Florida

JEFFREY UPTON MD

Specialist

Claims Filled300

CARSON CITY

Nevada

SHARON DIAMOND MD

Gynecology

Claims Filled288

NEW YORK

New York

DIANE ELAS ARNP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled282

IOWA CITY

Iowa

JOANN PINKERTON M.D.

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled280

CHARLOTTESVILLE

Virginia

JOSEPH CAPRE MD

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled267

MANATI

Puerto Rico

WENDY FRIED-OGINSKI M.D.

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled256

NEW HYDE PARK

New York

MICHAEL WOLPMANN M.D.

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled250

VENICE

Florida

RICARDO SAADE M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled247

MANATI

Puerto Rico

TAMERA HOWELL MD

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled228

BLACKSBURG

Virginia

MARIJANE BEELAND APRN

Nurse Practitioner, Womens Health

Claims Filled223

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

WILLIAM JAMES MD

Obstetrics

Claims Filled219

SPARTANBURG

South Carolina

CARLOS GONZALEZ CAMACHO MD

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled213

MANATI

Puerto Rico

JUDITH SCHWARTZ MD

Gynecology

Claims Filled205

NEW YORK

New York

ROBERT MALY MD,

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled203

FRESNO

California

LILA NACHTIGALL M.D.

Reproductive Endocrinology

Claims Filled203

NEW YORK

New York

REBECCA SHODEN MD PA

Gynecology

Claims Filled201

ALBUQUERQUE

New Mexico

SHARRON MEE MD

Urology

Claims Filled200

LOS ANGELES

California