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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
DARICE YANG M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled135

WHITTIER

California

FAHED HAMADEH M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled134

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

CHARLES KING M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled133

TUPELO

Mississippi

GORDON HUGHES MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled132

MUNCIE

Indiana

STEVEN WEINER M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled128

WOODLAND HILLS

California

VAUGHN HANNA MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled128

PEORIA

Illinois

FREDDY AVNI M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled126

WELLINGTON

Florida

ADAM NOVAK M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled125

MONTCLAIR

California

BERNADETTE VANBELOIS M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled125

KALISPELL

Montana

NARCISA GERMAN M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled125

BLOOMINGTON

Indiana

KISHORKUMAR DESAI M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled124

HOPKINSVILLE

Kentucky

CLAUDIO LEHMANN M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled124

FORT WORTH

Texas

ISAM DIAB MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled123

MIDDLEBURG HTS

Ohio

NEHEMIAH TAN M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled123

DECATUR

Illinois

SONIA YOUSUF MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled122

AUSTIN

Texas

ARCHANA GOEL M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled121

JACKSONVILLE

Florida

J GARDNER MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled121

TOPEKA

Kansas

KAMAL EL RAMAHI MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled121

EVANSVILLE

Indiana

FARHEEN RASOOL M.D

Rheumatology

Claims Filled121

LAS VEGAS

Nevada

DIMITRIOS FANOPOULOS MD MPH

Rheumatology

Claims Filled120

BELOIT

Wisconsin

SANJEEV PRAKASH M.D

Rheumatology

Claims Filled120

SAGINAW

Michigan

SIVALINGAM KANAGASEGAR MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled120

CROSSVILLE

Tennessee

HEIDI SCHNEIDER MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled119

TYLER

Texas

JOHN LAVERY MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled119

ALLEN

Texas

SAMY METYAS MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled119

COVINA

California