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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
LEONID MAGIDENKO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled712

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

MIN CHA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled709

LOS ANGELES

California

XUDONG XU M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled709

HOUSTON

Texas

RICHARD JOO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled706

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS

New Jersey

GOR AGABABIAN M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled700

GLENDALE

California

TAN NGO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled700

WESTMINSTER

California

HONG LIANG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled689

ROSEMEAD

California

DONG SHIN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled687

LOS ANGELES

California

WEIGUO LI M.D.,PH.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled686

ALHAMBRA

California

OKSANA LEVITANSKY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled683

BROOKLYN

New York

JULIBETH ALVAREZ M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled680

CORAL GABLES

Florida

YOUSIF MANSOUR M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled679

SOUTHFIELD

Michigan

STEPHEN KWAN M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled677

LOS ANGELES

California

CARLOS IGLESIAS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled662

CORAL GABLES

Florida

BILLY LIU PA

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled658

BROOKLYN

New York

MINH THAI MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled658

SAN JOSE

California

LIJING SHEN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled657

EDISON

New Jersey

HEA-SHIN KANG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled657

FLUSHING

New York

ISRAEL MACHIN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled656

LAKE CLARKE SHORES

Florida

ALEXANDER SHEKHTER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled653

BROOKLYN

New York

YU YAO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled648

SAN GABRIEL

California

AMADO VIERA M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled638

HIALEAH

Florida

BELLA ZARUBINSKY M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled638

NILES

Illinois

HAGOP BEZIKIAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled636

LOS ANGELES

California

PO LEW DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled634

ROSEMEAD

California