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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
MICHAEL OWEN MD

Gynecology

Claims Filled408

LUBBOCK

Texas

ROBERTO VAZQUEZ RAMOS M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled397

AGUADILLA

Puerto Rico

RISA KAGAN M.D,

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled385

BERKELEY

California

JEFFREY UPTON MD

Specialist

Claims Filled340

CARSON CITY

Nevada

STEPHEN METZ MD PHD

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled332

SPRINGFIELD

Massachusetts

CARLOS GONZALEZ CAMACHO MD

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled331

MANATI

Puerto Rico

LORI ABRAMS D.O.

Gynecology

Claims Filled308

SARASOTA

Florida

RICARDO SAADE M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled286

MANATI

Puerto Rico

DIANE ELAS ARNP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled272

IOWA CITY

Iowa

JOANN PINKERTON M.D.

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled270

CHARLOTTESVILLE

Virginia

WENDY FRIED-OGINSKI M.D.

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled267

NEW HYDE PARK

New York

MARTIN GOLDSTEIN MD

Gynecology

Claims Filled266

NEW YORK

New York

EILEEN KRIM M.D.

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled260

NEW HYDE PARK

New York

KAREN WILLIAMS MD

Gynecology

Claims Filled258

ALBUQUERQUE

New Mexico

SHARON DIAMOND MD

Gynecology

Claims Filled251

NEW YORK

New York

MICHAEL WOLPMANN M.D.

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled242

VENICE

Florida

AMY ROSENMAN M.D.

Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery

Claims Filled234

SANTA MONICA

California

NANCY GOLDMAN MD

Gynecology

Claims Filled215

BEVERLY HILLS

California

ELIZABETH BOZEMAN MD

Urology

Claims Filled212

FULTON

New York

SHARRON MEE MD

Urology

Claims Filled208

LOS ANGELES

California

ALVIN BERMAN MD

Gynecology

Claims Filled202

NEW YORK

New York

LANITA WITT MD

Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery

Claims Filled201

MEDFORD

Oregon

CECILIA SCHMIDT-SAROSI M.D.

Reproductive Endocrinology

Claims Filled200

NEW YORK

New York

MARKI KNOX M.D.

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled196

SANTA MONICA

California

LORRAINE KING M.D.

Reproductive Endocrinology

Claims Filled195

STONE HARBOR

New Jersey