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ESTRADIOL

Replaces estrogen that decreases with menopause or removal of the ovaries. Also prevents osteoporosis and treats advanced prostate or advanced breast cancer in certain men and women. This medicine is an estrogen, which is a female hormone. More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

1.03M
Medicare Part D Claims
$22.6M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 191,312 $3.31M
Texas 97,282 $1.42M
Florida 87,242 $1.5M
Tennessee 71,422 $910K
Georgia 58,583 $842K
North Carolina 56,208 $822K
Washington 52,105 $721K
Oregon 44,796 $567K
Arizona 44,511 $653K
Alabama 41,656 $527K
Missouri 41,026 $523K
Ohio 40,782 $775K
Louisiana 36,357 $469K
Arkansas 36,202 $381K
Kentucky 34,515 $495K
Colorado 33,738 $544K
Oklahoma 33,374 $465K
South Carolina 31,045 $426K
Mississippi 30,310 $337K
Indiana 29,411 $467K
Michigan 28,612 $554K
New York 25,681 $585K
Illinois 25,626 $483K
Virginia 24,089 $427K
Kansas 23,228 $356K
Pennsylvania 22,697 $545K
Minnesota 18,418 $361K
Wisconsin 17,859 $328K
Nevada 15,923 $244K
Utah 15,917 $244K
Idaho 15,363 $246K
Massachusetts 11,267 $247K
Iowa 10,778 $174K
West Virginia 9,293 $160K
Nebraska 9,261 $137K
New Mexico 8,754 $138K
Connecticut 6,842 $157K
Maryland 6,635 $164K
Montana 6,219 $104K
New Jersey 5,758 $177K
Maine 4,761 $85.8K
New Hampshire 3,811 $71.5K
South Dakota 3,688 $67.9K
Hawaii 3,408 $57.3K
Wyoming 2,998 $60.4K
Puerto Rico 2,752 $74.2K
Rhode Island 2,313 $36.8K
North Dakota 1,867 $47.6K
Vermont 1,563 $26.3K
Alaska 1,539 $21.8K
Delaware 1,297 $35K
District of Columbia 663 $13.1K
About This Data

ProPublica obtained prescribing data from Medicare’s prescription drug benefit, known as Part D, under the Freedom of Information Act. The data for 2011 includes nearly 1.2 billion prescriptions written by 1.6 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 364,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. About three-fourths went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients. Methodology »


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Top prescribers for ESTRADIOL

Provider Medicare Claims City State
JAMES CESAR D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled52

BRANSON

Missouri

LYNN KADWELL DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled52

CANBY

Oregon

BRUCE RATCLIFF MD

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled52

HUNTINGTON

West Virginia

JUDITH BOTCHER-HOOVER M.D.

Obstetrics

Claims Filled52

AIKEN

South Carolina

THOMAS CRAIN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled52

TAYLORSVILLE

Kentucky

K MCKELVEY MD

Gynecology

Claims Filled52

LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas

TODD GUNDERSON MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled52

EVERETT

Washington

CHARLA EVANS DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled52

MOBILE

Alabama

HOLLY BENEDICT MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled52

OZARK

Missouri

MICHAEL MCCORMICK M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled52

WEST MONROE

Louisiana

SONYA VANDERHEIDEN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled52

SANTA ROSA

California

MICHAEL PAYNE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled52

CASSVILLE

Missouri

MICHAEL FESTENESE P.A.C.

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled52

LAS VEGAS

Nevada

ERIC WOLFSON D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled52

LAS VEGAS

Nevada

BARBARA PETERS M.D.

Gynecology

Claims Filled52

PALO ALTO

California

DOUGLAS TIEDT MD

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled52

LANCASTER

South Carolina

JOHN COOK MD

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled52

FLOWOOD

Mississippi

DONALD WINGARD D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled52

LAS VEGAS

Nevada

GREGORY KNOPF M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled52

TROUTDALE

Oregon

JEFFREY JANIES MD

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled52

BATON ROUGE

Louisiana

CARA RILEY DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled52

BENTONVILLE

Arkansas

GARY ALLEN M.D,

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled52

ENTERPRISE

Alabama

DAVID DUNN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled52

CROWLEY

Texas

MARK MILLER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled52

FAYETTEVILLE

Arkansas

CHRISTOPHER MULLIN M.D.

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled52

CLEVELAND

Tennessee