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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
JAMES CARUSO MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled790

NAPERVILLE

Illinois

AMADO VIERA M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled785

HIALEAH

Florida

ARMINE NAZARYAN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled744

GLENDALE

California

ZIHE SHAN M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled723

BROOKLYN

New York

SINGH BOUN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled709

MONTEREY PARK

California

MICHAEL DAO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled688

GARDEN GROVE

California

BELLA ZARUBINSKY M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled687

NILES

Illinois

HEA-SHIN KANG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled684

FLUSHING

New York

ILYA RACHMAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled681

LOS ANGELES

California

EDDYS DISLA M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled667

NEW YORK

New York

DONG-HONG SHONG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled665

FLUSHING

New York

VIKHTA GUREVICH M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled658

BROOKLYN

New York

KYONG BIN PARK M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled638

HAVERTOWN

Pennsylvania

HENRY YEE MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled638

ALHAMBRA

California

LILIA WEXLEY M.D

Family Medicine

Claims Filled633

LOS ANGELES

California

JIN KIM M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled631

SUWANEE

Georgia

SHIN YU

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled629

ELMSFORD

New York

ZHANNA GALPERUN MD

Adult Medicine

Claims Filled629

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

OKSANA LEVITANSKY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled625

BROOKLYN

New York

IRENE PERLOFF D.O., M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled624

BROOKLYN

New York

BENJAMIN WU

Specialist

Claims Filled618

BROOKLYN

New York

SANG BAIK

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled610

LOS ANGELES

California

LI LIU M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled604

MONTEREY PARK

California

BOSHENG QIU M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled601

ALHAMBRA

California

HUNG NG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled600

NEW YORK

New York