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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 worked well

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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
DIANNE COOPER M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled972

WICHITA FALLS

Texas

MOHAMMAD KAMRAN MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled965

MARIETTA

Georgia

CHRISTOPHER D'ARCY M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled961

WESTERLY

Rhode Island

FAROOQ HASSAN MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled959

HERMITAGE

Pennsylvania

JENNIFER MALIN MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled951

LAFAYETTE

Louisiana

AKTHER KOTHA MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled944

LA MESA

California

JAMES GORE MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled943

NASHVILLE

Tennessee

JILL VARGO M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled941

ASHEVILLE

North Carolina

DOMINIK SOKALSKI M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled931

COLORADO SPRINGS

Colorado

GINIGE DESILVA M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled929

ST PETERSBURG

Florida

RAJESH KATARIA DO

Rheumatology

Claims Filled923

WHEELERSBURG

Ohio

WADIE TOMA MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled921

OLD BRIDGE

New Jersey

TERRENCE FOLEY M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled921

CONCORD TWP

Ohio

THOMAS MCGEE M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled914

MOBILE

Alabama

AMJAD ROUMANY M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled909

CAPE GIRARDEAU

Missouri

FAHED HAMADEH M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled906

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

ANNE WINKLER MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled902

BRANSON

Missouri

TAMER ALSEBAI M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled900

LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas

CARL GAUTHIER M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled898

HAMMOND

Louisiana

MARK STERN M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled898

SPRINGFIELD

Illinois

MAGDY ISKANDER M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled897

YOUNGSTOWN

Ohio

TIMOTHY SHAVER MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled895

WICHITA

Kansas

JEFFREY ALLOWAY MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled894

GREENVILLE

North Carolina

LEE LICHTENBERG MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled892

GENEVA

Illinois

ALINA VOINEA MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled890

LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas