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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. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2013

1.91M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 159 of 3238

$34.5M
Retail Cost

Rank: 472 of 3238

405,790
Patients

Rank: 175 of 3238

137,233
Prescribers

Rank: 181 of 3238

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Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 58,577 235,481 $4.91M
Texas 31,136 140,964 $2.3M
Florida 25,464 113,789 $2.27M
Tennessee 18,520 93,356 $1.32M
North Carolina 16,375 83,677 $1.47M
Georgia 16,331 82,377 $1.33M
Alabama 14,013 69,875 $972K
Ohio 13,223 60,927 $1.34M
Washington 12,776 56,722 $924K
Missouri 10,597 55,300 $814K
Kentucky 10,088 54,261 $874K
Louisiana 9,651 52,084 $651K
Arizona 12,127 51,703 $926K
Oregon 11,418 50,907 $785K
Arkansas 8,711 46,746 $530K
Michigan 11,435 45,371 $934K
Indiana 9,056 43,526 $779K
Oklahoma 8,897 41,128 $607K
Mississippi 7,095 40,281 $466K
South Carolina 8,385 39,621 $595K
Colorado 9,403 39,042 $777K
New York 8,151 37,154 $989K
Virginia 7,664 35,457 $700K
Kansas 6,467 32,719 $513K
Illinois 7,093 32,659 $734K
Pennsylvania 6,686 31,071 $856K
Wisconsin 5,168 23,577 $518K
Utah 5,077 21,826 $349K
Minnesota 5,308 20,945 $511K
Idaho 4,452 19,815 $323K
Nevada 4,182 19,039 $317K
Massachusetts 3,057 14,823 $416K
Iowa 2,775 13,834 $258K
Nebraska 2,463 13,065 $192K
West Virginia 2,648 12,989 $224K
New Mexico 2,601 11,622 $220K
Connecticut 2,134 9,234 $268K
Maryland 2,477 8,908 $253K
Montana 1,745 8,444 $143K
New Jersey 2,059 8,437 $298K
Maine 1,332 5,835 $142K
New Hampshire 1,067 5,066 $110K
South Dakota 1,029 4,525 $85.8K
Hawaii 1,155 4,385 $74.4K
Wyoming 819 3,671 $78.7K
Rhode Island 614 3,020 $65.4K
North Dakota 554 2,562 $71.3K
Delaware 546 1,930 $58.6K
Alaska 390 1,853 $30.3K
Vermont 382 1,589 $38K
District of Columbia 246 933 $25K
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 ESTRADIOL

Provider Medicare Claims City State
WILLIAM JAMES MD

Obstetrics

Claims Filled323

SPARTANBURG

South Carolina

GEORGE WILLIAMS M.D.

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled322

AUGUSTA

Georgia

DOUGLAS LAWRENCE MD

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled319

ROME

Georgia

JOAN SHEN MD

Gynecology

Claims Filled318

WINSTON SALEM

North Carolina

ARTHUR DONOVAN M.D.

Gynecology

Claims Filled317

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

JAMES BELYEU M.D.

Gynecology

Claims Filled315

ALABASTER

Alabama

ANDRE' PINAC M.D.

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled311

OPELOUSAS

Louisiana

SAMUEL HALL MD

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled311

WINSTON SALEM

North Carolina

JOAN BERGSTROM M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled310

ARLINGTON

Texas

ERIKA BLANTON M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled308

RICHMOND

Virginia

MICHAEL SCHEXNAYDER MD

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled300

BATON ROUGE

Louisiana

PHILLIP MADONIA M.D.

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled297

MOBILE

Alabama

JOHN PATTY D.O.

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled297

POPLAR BLUFF

Missouri

WILLIAM NEAL M.D.

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled296

GREENSBORO

North Carolina

WILLIAM GRIZZARD M.D.

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled292

COLONIAL HEIGHTS

Virginia

JOHN SCOTT MD

Obstetrics

Claims Filled290

SPARTANBURG

South Carolina

RITA KIRCHLER M.D.

Gynecology

Claims Filled288

FLORENCE

Alabama

CATHERINE DIEBOLD M.D.

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled286

THIBODAUX

Louisiana

LAWRENCE CARPENTER MD

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled285

MOBILE

Alabama

MARK KELLUM MD

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled279

TUPELO

Mississippi

ALBERTO DOMINGUEZ BALI MD

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled274

HIALEAH

Florida

MITCHELL SCHUSTER M.D.

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled274

DECATUR

Alabama

KATHERINE WENZEL APNP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled271

OSHKOSH

Wisconsin

JOHN FOSTER M.D.

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled269

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

BYRON HOLT MD

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled269

HOUSTON

Texas