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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
DEBORAH KUKLINSKI APNP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled157

MILWAUKEE

Wisconsin

WILLIAM LEDGER MD

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled155

NEW YORK

New York

MUHAMMAD NAIM MD

Gynecology

Claims Filled155

FAYETTEVILLE

New York

RAYMOND REILLY MBBCH BAO

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled155

CHESTNUT HILL

Massachusetts

LESLIE KAPLAN MD

Urology

Claims Filled151

SANTA MONICA

California

FELICIA OTA M.D.

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled148

ENCINO

California

WILLIAM TO M.D.

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled146

LOS ANGELES

California

NARGESS AHGHARIAN MD

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled146

NEW YORK

New York

JEFFREY OBRON MD

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled146

WEST BLOOMFIELD

Michigan

JUDITH REICHMAN M.D.

Gynecology

Claims Filled144

LOS ANGELES

California

LOIS GOODMAN M.D.

Gynecology

Claims Filled144

WESTON

Massachusetts

KAREN KRONMAN MD

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled142

MEDFORD

Oregon

PAUL NYIRJESY MD

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled142

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

KARI KUBIK M.D.

Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery

Claims Filled141

HUNTSVILLE

Alabama

HAROLD MOORE MD

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled141

COLUMBIA

South Carolina

LYNN RUDMAN MD

Gynecology

Claims Filled140

SANTA BARBARA

California

LARRY HOLLAND DO

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled140

PIQUA

Ohio

ANN HONEBRINK MD

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled139

RADNOR

Pennsylvania

STEPHEN METZ MD PHD

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled139

SPRINGFIELD

Massachusetts

JEFFREY KAUFMAN M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled139

SANTA ANA

California

MELANIE BONE MD

Gynecology

Claims Filled139

ATLANTIS

Florida

JOSE FERRER M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled139

SANTURCE

Puerto Rico

ELWOOD KRONICK MD

Gynecology

Claims Filled138

WALNUT CREEK

California

CAROL RITTER M.D.

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled138

TOWSON

Maryland

ROBERT KELTY MD

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled138

DELMAR

New York