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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
YOUSIF MANSOUR M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled512

SOUTHFIELD

Michigan

ELENA ANISIMOVA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled502

DENVER

Colorado

LAZARO GARCIA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled501

MIAMI

Florida

CHANG LEE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled499

FLUSHING

New York

MARIA ATIENZA MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled496

CORBIN

Kentucky

RAY HSIAO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled492

HACIENDA HEIGHTS

California

HING WONG MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled490

LOS ANGELES

California

JOSE DIAZ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled489

CORAL GABLES

Florida

SEA CHUNG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled488

FLUSHING

New York

JONATHAN CHANG M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled488

BROOKLYN

New York

BENIGNO SALES M.D.

Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine OMM

Claims Filled486

HOWARD BEACH

New York

WEI LIN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled486

NEW YORK

New York

XUDONG XU M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled481

HOUSTON

Texas

LUDMILA GUDZ MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled480

UNION

New Jersey

PHILLIP BALE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled479

GLASGOW

Kentucky

MARK BARATS M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled478

WEST HOLLYWOOD

California

JOHN SAM MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled475

LOS ANGELES

California

GALINA SABIR MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled474

DES PLAINES

Illinois

BYUNG KANG D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled471

FLUSHING

New York

HONG LIANG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled471

ROSEMEAD

California

MICHAEL AHEARN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled471

KEWANEE

Illinois

VIOLA BABAYEVA PA

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled468

BROOKLYN

New York

NAUM MEYEROVICH M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled466

REGO PARK

New York

JAI RHEE

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled464

JACKSON HEIGHTS

New York

KEITH WOO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled461

HONOLULU

Hawaii