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Acyclovir is an antiviral medication that stops viruses from growing. It shortens the amount of time infections like shingles, chickenpox, and herpes will last. Source: Iodine  *

*This description is for related drug Acyclovir

At a Glance: This Drug in 2013

104K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 644 of 3238

$66.9M
Retail Cost

Rank: 294 of 3238

68,985
Patients

Rank: 453 of 3238

50,244
Prescribers

Rank: 383 of 3238

User Reviews of Related Drug Acyclovir »

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Alternatives:

Valtrex Famvir Foscavir

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
New York 10,196 18,577 $12.3M
Florida 7,194 12,129 $7.77M
California 6,829 10,133 $6.49M
Texas 4,174 5,720 $3.9M
New Jersey 3,567 5,356 $3.5M
Michigan 3,167 4,581 $3.15M
Pennsylvania 3,108 4,379 $2.77M
Ohio 2,546 3,521 $2.21M
Illinois 1,733 2,650 $1.73M
Georgia 1,629 2,288 $1.42M
North Carolina 1,568 2,282 $1.43M
Massachusetts 1,445 2,249 $1.38M
Tennessee 1,480 2,102 $1.31M
Kentucky 1,451 1,876 $1.13M
Missouri 1,171 1,784 $1.08M
Alabama 1,145 1,611 $988K
Indiana 1,135 1,580 $1M
Louisiana 1,039 1,537 $938K
Connecticut 878 1,252 $740K
Virginia 891 1,245 $797K
Arizona 916 1,184 $792K
Maryland 798 1,166 $765K
Washington 684 934 $580K
South Carolina 658 919 $543K
Arkansas 614 858 $475K
Mississippi 614 851 $515K
Oklahoma 650 830 $497K
Wisconsin 606 820 $486K
Colorado 589 812 $499K
West Virginia 501 675 $427K
Minnesota 470 654 $398K
Nevada 461 632 $440K
Oregon 438 600 $367K
New Mexico 403 581 $382K
Iowa 399 520 $302K
Kansas 325 413 $238K
Maine 285 409 $246K
Utah 278 379 $239K
Hawaii 231 309 $261K
Rhode Island 215 302 $180K
Delaware 215 285 $201K
Nebraska 193 245 $139K
Idaho 184 244 $150K
New Hampshire 145 193 $118K
District of Columbia 100 150 $109K
Montana 84 135 $85.9K
Vermont 81 102 $59.3K
South Dakota 78 98 $53.4K
Alaska 69 94 $61.3K
North Dakota 66 84 $48K
Wyoming 39 57 $30.9K
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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