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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. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2013

2.01M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 150 of 3238

$453M
Retail Cost

Rank: 47 of 3238

375,063
Patients

Rank: 189 of 3238

128,696
Prescribers

Rank: 191 of 3238

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58%

of people say

it's worth it

49%

of people say

it worked well

29%

of people say

it's a huge hassle
Alternatives:

Niaspan Antara Trilipix

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
New York 53,205 310,845 $68.5M
California 50,032 297,381 $59.1M
Florida 36,623 183,011 $41.2M
Texas 32,764 144,722 $35.8M
New Jersey 26,154 124,250 $30.9M
Pennsylvania 19,141 100,686 $23.3M
Ohio 12,263 60,172 $14.7M
Illinois 10,869 58,761 $12.9M
Kentucky 10,292 58,082 $12.8M
North Carolina 10,140 56,789 $12.2M
Michigan 10,578 48,028 $12.9M
Missouri 6,805 41,577 $8.62M
Georgia 7,532 39,682 $8.89M
Louisiana 6,864 36,856 $7.76M
Indiana 7,227 36,793 $8.9M
Virginia 6,829 34,360 $7.95M
Alabama 6,239 32,479 $7.09M
Tennessee 5,293 26,838 $5.95M
West Virginia 4,240 22,078 $5.18M
Connecticut 4,087 20,824 $5.02M
South Carolina 4,132 20,125 $4.82M
Washington 3,556 20,023 $4.14M
Wisconsin 3,551 19,536 $4.59M
Arizona 3,728 16,541 $4.17M
Mississippi 2,897 16,437 $3.37M
Oklahoma 3,005 15,661 $3.62M
Colorado 2,748 14,751 $3.17M
Arkansas 2,451 13,573 $2.8M
Maryland 2,829 12,753 $3.19M
Nevada 2,800 12,133 $3.22M
Kansas 1,971 11,978 $2.48M
Massachusetts 2,028 10,637 $2.3M
Minnesota 1,874 10,065 $2.31M
Oregon 1,726 9,276 $2.09M
Hawaii 1,584 8,729 $2.08M
Iowa 1,308 8,339 $1.65M
New Mexico 1,339 6,012 $1.47M
Maine 1,180 5,931 $1.52M
Nebraska 904 5,345 $1.08M
Delaware 1,392 5,313 $1.72M
Utah 966 4,323 $1.04M
New Hampshire 666 3,737 $806K
Rhode Island 562 3,026 $633K
Idaho 562 2,769 $618K
South Dakota 407 2,714 $531K
Alaska 371 2,531 $472K
Montana 320 1,724 $370K
North Dakota 293 1,648 $346K
District of Columbia 335 1,484 $351K
Vermont 275 1,351 $326K
Wyoming 156 910 $175K
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 LOVAZA

Provider Medicare Claims City State
HING WONG MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,161

LOS ANGELES

California

JAESOO PAK M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled1,121

CERRITOS

California

EDWARD SVADJIAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,076

NORTH HOLLYWOOD

California

MARK SONG MD, PHD

Nephrology

Claims Filled1,051

LOS ANGELES

California

MOHAMMAD CHAUDHRY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,034

UNION CITY

New Jersey

JOSEPH LEE MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled1,030

LOS ANGELES

California

SHAWN KIM M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,009

DULUTH

Georgia

SONWOO LEE MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled1,007

LOS ANGELES

California

MANVEL MAZMANYAN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,002

GLENDALE

California

SAMVEL HMAYAKYAN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled988

GLENDALE

California

WAN YAO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled972

MONTEREY PARK

California

LI LIU M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled943

MONTEREY PARK

California

SIXTO CARO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled940

BROOKLYN

New York

TSOVINAR TEKKELIAN M.D.

Claims Filled940

GLENDALE

California

TUOC DUONG M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled935

WESTMINSTER

California

JIAN WEI ZHANG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled934

NEW YORK

New York

NGAI NGUYEN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled924

SAN JOSE

California

ILYA RACHMAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled914

LOS ANGELES

California

LAZARO GARCIA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled901

MIAMI

Florida

ELENA ANISIMOVA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled895

DENVER

Colorado

OSCAR CHIEN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled879

SAN GABRIEL

California

AFSHINE EMRANI MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled871

TARZANA

California

YI NGAI M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled869

FLUSHING

New York

MANUEL FERNANDEZ-GONZALEZ MD

General Practice

Claims Filled866

MIAMI

Florida

SUNNY WONG D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled861

MONTEREY PARK

California