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VAGIFEM

Vagifem 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 2013

355K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 394 of 3238

$51.9M
Retail Cost

Rank: 359 of 3238

110,440
Patients

Rank: 376 of 3238

47,632
Prescribers

Rank: 395 of 3238

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 12,511 42,197 $6.2M
New York 9,468 30,253 $4.69M
Florida 8,178 25,694 $3.67M
Texas 6,066 19,342 $2.85M
Pennsylvania 4,643 14,646 $2.17M
Ohio 4,284 13,041 $1.95M
Massachusetts 3,935 12,540 $1.87M
North Carolina 3,701 12,431 $1.64M
Washington 3,470 11,052 $1.61M
New Jersey 3,829 10,840 $1.89M
Michigan 3,679 10,785 $1.75M
Georgia 2,949 9,372 $1.21M
Illinois 2,923 9,326 $1.42M
Oregon 2,592 8,676 $1.24M
Virginia 2,779 8,333 $1.24M
Arizona 2,372 7,336 $1.09M
Wisconsin 1,957 6,662 $940K
Indiana 2,067 6,283 $914K
South Carolina 1,753 5,894 $778K
Tennessee 1,897 5,880 $841K
Connecticut 1,839 5,657 $912K
Kentucky 1,710 5,555 $783K
Missouri 1,702 5,545 $736K
Colorado 1,657 5,187 $808K
Minnesota 1,773 5,072 $852K
Louisiana 1,363 4,798 $564K
Alabama 1,388 4,446 $590K
Iowa 1,155 4,275 $575K
Maryland 1,270 3,405 $599K
New Mexico 990 3,387 $454K
Oklahoma 1,003 2,965 $469K
Arkansas 778 2,654 $313K
Kansas 696 2,390 $331K
Utah 684 2,215 $304K
Idaho 692 2,179 $306K
Nevada 653 2,132 $310K
Mississippi 604 1,924 $223K
Montana 537 1,838 $248K
Rhode Island 453 1,753 $196K
Nebraska 469 1,706 $223K
New Hampshire 518 1,643 $240K
West Virginia 505 1,480 $211K
Maine 449 1,241 $217K
South Dakota 367 1,215 $161K
North Dakota 356 1,211 $161K
Vermont 363 1,168 $165K
Delaware 441 1,128 $212K
Hawaii 367 1,058 $185K
District of Columbia 268 691 $121K
Wyoming 175 522 $69.1K
Alaska 163 407 $69.3K
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 VAGIFEM

Provider Medicare Claims City State
SUSAN GRANT MD

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled50

NY

New York

JULES TORAYA M.D.

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled50

SAVANNAH

Georgia

STEPHANIE TAYLOR MD

Gynecology

Claims Filled50

MONTEREY

California

DAVID MARTIN M.D.

Gynecologic Oncology

Claims Filled50

KNOXVILLE

Tennessee

CHARLES MAY M.D.

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled50

MACON

Georgia

MANGALADEVI MENON M.D.

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled50

ANN ARBOR

Michigan

HEATHER VAN RAALTE M.D.

Gynecology

Claims Filled50

PRINCETON

New Jersey

EDUARDO LAVADO MD

Gynecology

Claims Filled50

HIALEAH

Florida

PATRICIA ALTIMORE CRNP

Nurse Practitioner, Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled50

YORK

Pennsylvania

MARIANNE RUBY MD

Gynecology

Claims Filled50

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

JON SNYDER M.D.

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled50

NEW YORK

New York

AMY FORREST MD

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled50

GREENWOOD

South Carolina

JOAN BUTLER NP CNM

Advanced Practice Midwife

Claims Filled50

HAWTHORNE

New York

KARIN DILLARD MD

Gynecology

Claims Filled50

GAINESVILLE

Georgia

CAROLE SALTZMAN M. D.

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled50

ASHEVILLE

North Carolina

BRUCE ROWE MD

Gynecology

Claims Filled50

RICHMOND

Virginia

THOMAS AYOUB MD

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled50

NORWALK

Connecticut

LISA CRAWFORD MD

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled50

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

JANET WYGAL M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled50

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

HALINA ZYCZYNSKI MD

Specialist

Claims Filled50

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

BHAVIN PATEL M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled50

SEATTLE

Washington

LAURA DEAN MD

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled51

STILLWATER

Minnesota

CARL DOBSON M D

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled51

BOWLING GREEN

Kentucky

JOSE ORTIZ MD

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled51

MANATI

Puerto Rico

JEANNOT CARLSON FNP

Nurse Practitioner, Womens Health

Claims Filled51

GREENBRAE

California