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LOVAZA

OMEGA-3 ACID ETHYL ESTERS

Treats high levels of triglycerides (fat-like substance) in your blood. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

1.29M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 203 of 3362

$318M
Retail Cost

Rank: 84 of 3362

312,196
Patients

Rank: 224 of 3362

112,990
Prescribers

Rank: 226 of 3362

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59%

of people say

it's worth it

50%

of people say

it worked well

28%

of people say

it's a huge hassle
Alternatives:

Niaspan Antara Trilipix

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
New York 45,383 224,389 $54.6M
California 43,794 222,811 $49.4M
Florida 29,908 107,584 $26.8M
Texas 26,752 90,704 $24.9M
New Jersey 21,659 81,255 $22M
Pennsylvania 15,441 60,694 $15.2M
Illinois 9,093 36,461 $8.74M
Ohio 9,295 33,892 $8.67M
Kentucky 8,145 33,418 $7.65M
North Carolina 8,235 33,395 $7.82M
Missouri 5,581 27,550 $6.17M
Michigan 8,337 26,282 $7.51M
Georgia 6,195 25,118 $6.22M
Louisiana 5,482 22,967 $5.28M
Indiana 5,635 20,609 $5.31M
Virginia 5,525 20,402 $5.22M
Alabama 4,760 16,641 $4.04M
Tennessee 4,225 15,902 $3.84M
South Carolina 4,065 13,560 $3.56M
Connecticut 3,390 12,840 $3.44M
Washington 2,898 12,469 $2.83M
West Virginia 3,252 11,893 $2.99M
Wisconsin 2,909 11,158 $2.93M
Mississippi 2,301 10,228 $2.26M
Arizona 2,952 9,535 $2.67M
Oklahoma 2,501 9,241 $2.41M
Colorado 2,379 8,772 $2.16M
Maryland 2,658 8,638 $2.51M
Arkansas 1,932 8,203 $1.83M
Kansas 1,572 7,061 $1.56M
Massachusetts 1,646 6,316 $1.48M
Nevada 2,035 6,086 $1.76M
Minnesota 1,482 5,760 $1.45M
Iowa 1,086 5,304 $1.14M
Oregon 1,424 5,153 $1.26M
Hawaii 1,367 4,725 $1.29M
Nebraska 744 3,327 $760K
Maine 967 3,275 $939K
New Mexico 1,027 3,269 $879K
Delaware 1,142 3,159 $1.11M
Utah 717 2,407 $643K
New Hampshire 547 2,083 $493K
Rhode Island 457 1,853 $438K
Idaho 468 1,661 $427K
South Dakota 314 1,649 $353K
Alaska 307 1,599 $274K
District of Columbia 285 1,005 $263K
North Dakota 254 920 $220K
Vermont 237 887 $236K
Montana 249 829 $208K
Wyoming 149 619 $129K
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. The data for 2014 includes more than 1.4 billion prescriptions written by more than 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 428,000 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
YEVGENIA ZINGER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled512

BROOKLYN

New York

JOSH WENG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled511

ARCADIA

California

TAEGYUN KIM M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled511

FLUSHING

New York

GALINA MAKOVOZ M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled511

WEST HOLLYWOOD

California

NICOLE HONG PHUONG THAI M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled504

SAN JOSE

California

WEIGUO LI M.D.,PH.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled503

ALHAMBRA

California

ANAIT GALFAIAN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled502

GLENDALE

California

MIN CAI M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled501

FLUSHING

New York

HOMAYOUN SHARIM M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled500

BEVERLY HILLS

California

SANDY FUNG MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled497

NEW YORK

New York

MERI KRYSS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled497

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

KLAUDIYA RUVINSKY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled496

BROOKLYN

New York

DONG CHUNG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled495

LOS ANGELES

California

ANTHONY JUNG M.D

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled491

FLUSHING

New York

ZIHE SHAN M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled491

BROOKLYN

New York

HAGOP BEZIKIAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled490

LOS ANGELES

California

JASON PAEK M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled489

WALNUT

California

TAN NGO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled487

WESTMINSTER

California

RAFAYEL GEVORKIAN M.D.

Adolescent Medicine

Claims Filled487

LOS ANGELES

California

RAZMIK OHANJANIAN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled487

GLENDALE

California

FELIKS MAVASHEV MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled486

CHICAGO

Illinois

SUNG-NAE BYUN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled486

LOS ANGELES

California

HONG KIM M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled482

GARDEN GROVE

California

BELLA ZARUBINSKY M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled482

NILES

Illinois

ALEKSANDR ZASYPKIN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled480

BROOKLYN

New York