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HYDROXYCHLOROQUINE SULFATE

Hydroxychloroquine is in a class of drugs called antimalarials. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

1.72M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 169 of 3362

$62.6M
Retail Cost

Rank: 341 of 3362

349,861
Patients

Rank: 207 of 3362

88,407
Prescribers

Rank: 274 of 3362

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it's a huge hassle

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 32,978 147,545 $5.15M
Texas 25,483 114,963 $4.1M
Florida 23,586 103,718 $3.48M
New York 19,539 95,941 $3.8M
Pennsylvania 17,605 88,821 $3.53M
Ohio 17,632 85,852 $3.77M
North Carolina 13,091 68,870 $2.26M
Tennessee 11,368 56,657 $1.88M
Illinois 12,069 55,679 $2.03M
Georgia 10,913 55,360 $1.79M
Michigan 12,250 50,769 $2.14M
Alabama 8,396 45,371 $1.46M
Missouri 7,951 42,334 $1.5M
Indiana 8,688 41,130 $1.54M
Wisconsin 8,081 39,179 $1.65M
Massachusetts 7,717 38,199 $1.29M
Washington 7,577 35,647 $1.28M
Virginia 7,648 34,533 $1.35M
New Jersey 7,830 33,593 $1.35M
Arizona 7,524 33,479 $1.16M
Kentucky 5,767 30,256 $1.11M
South Carolina 6,003 29,399 $905K
Louisiana 5,778 29,274 $1.06M
Arkansas 4,774 27,658 $811K
Oklahoma 5,488 25,875 $881K
Minnesota 5,960 25,394 $1.16M
Mississippi 4,222 22,822 $675K
Oregon 4,419 20,984 $844K
Connecticut 4,515 20,965 $793K
Maryland 5,006 19,532 $892K
Colorado 4,292 19,437 $743K
Iowa 3,491 19,205 $691K
Kansas 3,406 17,599 $601K
Nebraska 2,550 14,838 $496K
West Virginia 2,619 13,877 $446K
New Mexico 2,611 11,371 $412K
Nevada 2,085 9,080 $272K
South Dakota 1,610 8,670 $343K
Maine 1,820 7,948 $368K
Montana 1,521 7,860 $288K
New Hampshire 1,710 7,691 $319K
Idaho 1,641 7,440 $309K
Utah 1,483 6,746 $233K
Rhode Island 1,214 6,679 $201K
Hawaii 1,191 6,079 $172K
Delaware 1,303 5,185 $259K
North Dakota 921 4,431 $181K
Vermont 824 3,676 $167K
Alaska 348 2,455 $61.9K
District of Columbia 569 2,445 $78.3K
Wyoming 376 1,772 $68.1K
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 HYDROXYCHLOROQUINE SULFATE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
ISAM DIAB MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled1,988

MIDDLEBURG HTS

Ohio

ULKER TOK M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled1,963

ORO VALLEY

Arizona

STEVEN COHEN MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled1,929

TYLER

Texas

CHARLES KING M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled1,871

TUPELO

Mississippi

VIVIAN HOBAYAN MD

Specialist

Claims Filled1,816

LIMA

Ohio

DAVID MCLAIN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled1,780

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

SANJIV KAPIL M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled1,714

LAKE MARY

Florida

ROBERT HYLLAND M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled1,667

MUSKEGON

Michigan

PATRICIA WADDELL FNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled1,652

JEFFERSON CITY

Tennessee

RAVI BHALLA M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled1,558

PEORIA

Arizona

MANUEL CALVIN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,465

TULSA

Oklahoma

EDMUND LACOUR M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled1,449

DOTHAN

Alabama

GREG EUDY MD PC

Rheumatology

Claims Filled1,445

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

MICHAEL KELLER M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled1,357

SAN DIEGO

California

ELVIN GARCIA M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled1,348

MCALLEN

Texas

PADMA VELLANKI M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled1,334

WOOSTER

Ohio

DAVID MANDEL M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled1,320

MAYFIELD VILLAGE

Ohio

WASSIM SAIKALI MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled1,309

BECKLEY

West Virginia

MUJEEB RANGINWALA M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled1,295

SPRINGFIELD

Ohio

JASEN CHI M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled1,288

LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas

MOHSEN EHSAN M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled1,267

NEW ALBANY

Indiana

AQUEEL KOUSER MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled1,258

JEFFERSON CITY

Tennessee

WILLIAM SULLIVAN MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled1,255

FAIRHOPE

Alabama

LUIS ARANGO M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,254

MISSION

Texas

AITEZAZ AHMED M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled1,230

ROCHESTER

New York