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Prescriber Checkup » VYTORIN

VYTORIN

Lowers high cholesterol and triglyceride levels in the blood. This medicine contains ezetimibe, which is a cholesterol absorption inhibitor, and simvastatin, which is an HMG-CoA inhibitor (also called a statin). More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

2.02M
Medicare Part D Claims
$315M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 238,267 $47.5M
Florida 131,276 $23.2M
Texas 117,972 $21M
Pennsylvania 103,437 $17.6M
New York 102,736 $18.9M
Ohio 64,763 $11.7M
North Carolina 59,946 $9.32M
Illinois 56,225 $9.73M
Georgia 55,013 $8.75M
Missouri 50,799 $7.83M
Tennessee 50,780 $7.92M
Indiana 43,671 $7.75M
Arizona 43,444 $8.31M
Kentucky 42,548 $6.95M
New Jersey 37,759 $7.37M
Virginia 37,224 $6.58M
Puerto Rico 36,118 $4.88M
Louisiana 32,153 $4.94M
Michigan 32,110 $6.64M
Wisconsin 31,776 $5.47M
Alabama 31,688 $4.79M
Mississippi 31,119 $4.43M
South Carolina 28,969 $4.72M
Colorado 23,728 $4.6M
Maryland 23,697 $5.07M
West Virginia 23,637 $4.19M
Kansas 23,537 $3.94M
Iowa 19,439 $3.03M
Washington 18,725 $3.54M
Connecticut 18,079 $3.45M
Arkansas 17,655 $2.64M
Oklahoma 17,602 $3.06M
Oregon 16,777 $3.1M
Minnesota 14,986 $2.98M
Massachusetts 12,600 $2.24M
Nebraska 12,536 $1.93M
Nevada 10,622 $2.01M
Utah 8,701 $1.61M
Hawaii 7,537 $1.78M
New Mexico 6,908 $1.37M
Idaho 6,864 $1.22M
Delaware 6,204 $1.37M
Maine 5,299 $1.04M
Montana 5,167 $835K
South Dakota 4,814 $767K
North Dakota 4,239 $674K
New Hampshire 3,504 $641K
Rhode Island 3,036 $454K
Wyoming 2,915 $516K
Vermont 2,668 $460K
Alaska 2,024 $246K
District of Columbia 1,750 $320K
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 VYTORIN

Provider Medicare Claims City State
WILLIAM HAEHL MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

SHELBYVILLE

Indiana

SUSAN DAUGHARTY FOWLER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

COEUR DALENE

Idaho

ROBERT HASKINS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

GREELEY

Colorado

JOHN HUGHES M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

NORWALK

Ohio

ALLAN CHEN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

LOS ANGELES

California

ROBERT BEASLEY DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

RAYMOND MICK CNP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled50

GREENFIELD

Ohio

LUZVIMINDA MONTECILLO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

INGLEWOOD

California

PETER WOLK M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

CHICO

California

IDA BRONFMAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

FLUSHING

New York

IBRAHIM OUDEH MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

DUNN

North Carolina

ALBERT TING M.D., PH.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

AURORA

Colorado

HARVEY WOLF MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

SOUTHERN PINES

North Carolina

DANIEL CHUNG M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

CASA GRANDE

Arizona

SUSAN WRIGHT M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

OPELIKA

Alabama

JOHN SALYER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

DICKSON

Tennessee

MICHAEL VAVRIK M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled50

CARROLLTON

Georgia

GARY ARON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

REDWOOD CITY

California

STANLEY WATSON M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

SMITHFIELD

North Carolina

CHARLES WU MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

GLEN BURNIE

Maryland

TIMOTHY PRINCE MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled50

ORLANDO

Florida

SAMI MOUSSA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

WHITEHALL

Pennsylvania

SADIQ MANDILAWI MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled50

LA VERNE

California

LEO SIFFLET M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

SAN JOSE

California

KENNETH TAN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

YORBA LINDA

California