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SULFASALAZINE

Azulfidine (Sulfasalazine) is an anti-inflammatory drug that reduces inflammation and pain. It treats inflammatory bowel diseases and rheumatoid arthritis. Source: Iodine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

264K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 465 of 3362

$7.56M
Retail Cost

Rank: 893 of 3362

68,847
Patients

Rank: 481 of 3362

37,771
Prescribers

Rank: 458 of 3362

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Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 7,665 28,867 $858K
Texas 5,901 20,276 $492K
Florida 4,534 15,635 $424K
New York 3,229 12,275 $351K
Illinois 2,844 11,596 $352K
Ohio 3,029 11,302 $374K
Pennsylvania 2,957 11,170 $350K
Michigan 2,958 9,812 $337K
North Carolina 2,092 8,657 $221K
Indiana 1,928 7,842 $225K
Missouri 1,802 7,285 $192K
Wisconsin 1,693 6,621 $205K
Georgia 1,647 6,514 $163K
Tennessee 1,604 6,241 $163K
Washington 1,583 5,596 $169K
Kentucky 1,291 5,394 $146K
Massachusetts 1,320 5,257 $175K
Minnesota 1,334 4,838 $166K
Arizona 1,248 4,538 $134K
Oregon 1,137 4,224 $140K
Alabama 1,063 4,214 $105K
Oklahoma 1,104 4,214 $112K
New Jersey 1,191 4,163 $129K
Iowa 916 4,055 $118K
Virginia 1,170 4,047 $123K
Kansas 983 4,045 $112K
Arkansas 893 3,883 $90.4K
South Carolina 936 3,501 $85.8K
Colorado 879 3,213 $108K
Louisiana 828 3,054 $75.2K
Nebraska 624 2,879 $74.7K
Mississippi 656 2,774 $58.5K
Maryland 841 2,713 $86.5K
Connecticut 591 2,235 $68.6K
Nevada 628 2,221 $54.2K
New Mexico 539 2,044 $56.4K
West Virginia 474 1,926 $48.4K
Idaho 465 1,641 $51.1K
Utah 436 1,534 $42.8K
South Dakota 307 1,362 $33.5K
Montana 309 1,200 $35.1K
Maine 302 1,145 $37.6K
Rhode Island 237 1,059 $27.4K
New Hampshire 265 949 $32.8K
Hawaii 210 920 $27.9K
North Dakota 186 657 $17.9K
Delaware 167 589 $19.2K
Wyoming 118 420 $11.5K
Vermont 85 305 $9,997
District of Columbia 74 255 $6,360
Alaska 47 113 $3,782
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 SULFASALAZINE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
JESSICA SHORT MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled161

FAYETTEVILLE

Arkansas

NOE OLVERA MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled161

VICTORIA

Texas

WENDY LEE MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled158

MYRTLE BEACH

South Carolina

HARCHETAN SANDHU M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled157

CHICO

California

JASON TAYLOR M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled154

MADISON

Mississippi

DENNIS LIU MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled154

SACRAMENTO

California

MADHU ARORA MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled151

JACKSON

Michigan

MICHAEL LOCKWOOD MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled151

LAFAYETTE

Indiana

DAVID HOLT MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled148

SPARTANBURG

South Carolina

DEBRA BRENT APN

Nurse Practitioner, Acute Care

Claims Filled147

LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas

CHRISTOPHER COLGLAZIER MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled147

CRESTVIEW HILLS

Kentucky

TEODORA NICULESCU MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled144

ELDERSBURG

Maryland

MANUEL CALVIN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled142

TULSA

Oklahoma

NOEMI VARELA-ROSARIO MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled142

AGUADA

Puerto Rico

WALTON TOY MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled140

ROGERS

Arkansas

RITA EGAN M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled140

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

JIM KIM MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled139

BAKERSFIELD

California

TIMOTHY PETERS M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled139

REDDING

California

CONSTANTINE SAADEH M.D.

Allergy Immunology

Claims Filled139

AMARILLO

Texas

KENT HUSTON M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled137

KANSAS CITY

Missouri

RICHARD BERTKEN MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled137

FRESNO

California

LORI LAVELLE DO

Rheumatology

Claims Filled137

DUNCANSVILLE

Pennsylvania

ART SNYDER MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled135

LAS CRUCES

New Mexico

SANOBER MALIK MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled135

NORMAN

Oklahoma

ALBERTO SANTOS-OCAMPO M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled135

HONOLULU

Hawaii