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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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86%

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
FAYE AMEREDES DO

Gynecology

Claims Filled138

ROSEBURG

Oregon

STEVEN GOLDSTEIN MD

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled137

NEW YORK

New York

MAUDE GUERIN MD

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled137

EAST LANSING

Michigan

LINDA FOX M.D.

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled136

CORVALLIS

Oregon

FRANK TAKYI M.D.

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled135

LANSING

Michigan

LUANA KYSELKA MD

Gynecology

Claims Filled132

TROY

Michigan

JANINE JENSEN M.D.

Gynecology

Claims Filled132

LONG BEACH

California

MICHAEL HAREL MD

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled131

NEW YORK

New York

DEBORAH DAVENPORT M.D.

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled131

EAST SETAUKET

New York

EDWARD GILL M.D.

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled130

RICHMOND

Virginia

JOAN KENT M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled129

NEW YORK

New York

RUTH DYAL MD

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled128

SARASOTA

Florida

ALBERT HART MD

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled128

WESTERVILLE

Ohio

SHERRY THOMAS MD MPH

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled127

NORTH HOLLYWOOD

California

KATHRYN COX MD

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled127

NEW YORK

New York

MARGARET POLANECZKY MD

Specialist

Claims Filled126

NEW YORK

New York

MAY WAKAMATSU MD

Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery

Claims Filled125

BOSTON

Massachusetts

JOSE VALDES

Gynecology

Claims Filled125

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

NANCY SPECTOR WHCNP

Nurse Practitioner, Womens Health

Claims Filled125

MEDFORD

Oregon

ANN STEINER MD

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled125

RADNOR

Pennsylvania

VICTOR NITTI M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled124

NEW YORK

New York

SUSAN BEIL MD

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled124

BOCA RATON

Florida

KAREN TOPPI M.D.

Gynecology

Claims Filled124

PALM COAST

Florida

MINDY WISER-ESTIN MD

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled123

LITTLE SILVER

New Jersey

JOAN BERMAN MD

Gynecology

Claims Filled121

NEW YORK

New York