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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
DONG SHIN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled460

LOS ANGELES

California

YI NGAI M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled460

FLUSHING

New York

YASMIN MALDONADO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled458

BROWNSVILLE

Texas

MICHAEL ROSE MD

Claims Filled458

LOS ANGELES

California

MERI KRYSS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled454

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

KLAUDIYA RUVINSKY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled452

BROOKLYN

New York

PO LEW DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled451

ROSEMEAD

California

PRITHVI SINGH MD

Claims Filled449

ST LOUIS

Missouri

PHILIP SUH M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled448

HONOLULU

Hawaii

MOSES HYUN MD

Claims Filled447

LOS ANGELES

California

SUHAIL ZAVARO M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled446

EL CAJON

California

SAMVEL HMAYAKYAN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled444

GLENDALE

California

MANUEL FERNANDEZ-GONZALE MD

General Practice

Claims Filled443

MIAMI

Florida

KHALIL INNABI M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled443

YONKERS

New York

KARELIA RUIZ MD

Specialist

Claims Filled442

HIALEAH

Florida

GEORGE HALL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled437

NEW YORK

New York

WAN YAO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled436

MONTEREY PARK

California

ZHAOYANG PAN M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled436

LOS ANGELES

California

CHRISTINA NASRAWI PH.D., F.N.P.

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled434

FRESNO

California

RAZMIK OHANJANIAN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled434

GLENDALE

California

HAKOP OGANYAN M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled433

LOS ANGELES

California

TSOVINAR TEKKELIAN M.D.

Claims Filled433

GLENDALE

California

FRANCISCO HERNANDEZ M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled433

MIAMI

Florida

WAI LEUNG M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled431

FLUSHING

New York

IGOR ZHURAVENKO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled430

BROOKLYN

New York