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Prescriber Checkup » LOVAZA

LOVAZA

Treats high levels of triglycerides (fat-like substance) in your blood. This medicine is used together with diet, exercise, and weight loss to help control triglycerides. More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

1.02M
Medicare Part D Claims
$288M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
New York 262,125 $45.4M
California 199,407 $32.5M
Florida 143,890 $25.9M
Texas 108,697 $21.3M
New Jersey 87,814 $16.1M
Pennsylvania 83,406 $14.9M
Ohio 54,538 $10.7M
Illinois 53,499 $9.35M
Kentucky 52,398 $9.36M
North Carolina 49,594 $8.55M
Missouri 34,989 $5.87M
Georgia 33,107 $5.96M
Indiana 31,999 $5.86M
Michigan 31,372 $6.14M
Louisiana 29,686 $5.14M
Virginia 29,073 $5.41M
Tennessee 24,257 $4.24M
Alabama 24,140 $4.15M
West Virginia 20,095 $3.73M
South Carolina 19,379 $3.54M
Washington 18,206 $3.12M
Mississippi 17,475 $2.93M
Wisconsin 15,999 $2.86M
Oklahoma 15,307 $2.78M
Connecticut 14,228 $2.61M
Arizona 13,699 $2.68M
Arkansas 13,517 $2.21M
Colorado 11,682 $2.14M
Maryland 10,979 $2.23M
Kansas 10,889 $1.89M
Nevada 9,539 $1.94M
Minnesota 9,525 $1.71M
Oregon 8,829 $1.56M
Hawaii 7,812 $1.49M
Iowa 7,700 $1.29M
Massachusetts 7,524 $1.3M
Maine 5,579 $1.1M
Puerto Rico 5,538 $766K
New Mexico 5,319 $1.06M
Nebraska 5,116 $816K
Utah 4,615 $877K
Delaware 3,709 $827K
New Hampshire 3,164 $583K
Idaho 3,151 $529K
Alaska 2,676 $345K
South Dakota 2,460 $413K
Rhode Island 2,423 $407K
North Dakota 1,530 $255K
Montana 1,437 $261K
Vermont 1,172 $208K
Wyoming 933 $152K
District of Columbia 816 $144K
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 LOVAZA

Provider Medicare Claims City State
PEDRO CARBALLO M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled59

MIAMI

Florida

HILDA ORTIZ-MORALES NP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled59

BRONX

New York

MANUEL BOUZA MD

Specialist

Claims Filled59

HIALEAH

Florida

DAVID HENDERSON M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled59

DAYTONA BEACH

Florida

HERMAN PALAT D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled59

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

LOUIS PETRONE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled59

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

RICHARD FELDMAN MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled59

TUCSON

Arizona

MELISSA LEVINE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled59

TUCSON

Arizona

ROCCO ADAMS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled59

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

JAMES MATTOX M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled59

WINSTON SALEM

North Carolina

NABIL SULIMAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled59

DEARBORN

Michigan

BERNARD MICHLIN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled59

SAN DIEGO

California

ROBERT RAND MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled59

RENO

Nevada

BOBBY HILL D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled59

POWDER SPRINGS

Georgia

M TALLON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled59

FORT WAYNE

Indiana

JOSEPH VALDEZ M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled59

PASADENA

Texas

SUSAN HEFFRON NP

Nurse Practitioner, Adult Health

Claims Filled59

NEW YORK

New York

SUJATHA SRIKANTH MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled59

FRESNO

California

BIRJIS ALAM MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled59

MIRAMAR

Florida

RAVINDER MEDIRATTA M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled59

PORTAGE

Michigan

LORA LOK MSN

Nurse Practitioner, Primary Care

Claims Filled59

NEWARK

New Jersey

NORMAN FREY DO

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled59

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

DONNA SWEET MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled59

WICHITA

Kansas

SARA NAUSHEEN M.D.

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled59

GRAND FORKS

North Dakota

NATALIE BEYELER D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled59

PALMER

Alaska