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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
MIGUEL GONZALEZ MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled882

LEESBURG

Florida

SONA KAMAT M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled881

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

WALTER CHATHAM MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled881

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

KENT HUSTON M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled881

KANSAS CITY

Missouri

DIANNE TRUDELL MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled881

FLINT

Michigan

MICHAEL KOHEN M.D.

Allergy Immunology

Claims Filled880

DAYTONA BEACH

Florida

CHRISTOPHER PHILLIPS M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled880

PADUCAH

Kentucky

CHARLES GALEA M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled879

WAYCROSS

Georgia

TIMOTHY PETERS M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled878

REDDING

California

JEFFREY FAGGARD M.D

Rheumatology

Claims Filled873

MOBILE

Alabama

JAMES JAKES MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled862

MONTGOMERY

Alabama

ASIM RAZZAQ M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled857

MURFREESBORO

Tennessee

LARRY BROADWELL MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled855

SHREVEPORT

Louisiana

ERIC GOWING MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled854

MENASHA

Wisconsin

LARRY PEARSON M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled853

BROOKFIELD

Wisconsin

VIJAYABHANU MAHADEVAN M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled853

SURPRISE

Arizona

BRIAN FAY M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled850

SIOUX FALLS

South Dakota

BRIDGET WALSH DO

Rheumatology

Claims Filled847

TUCSON

Arizona

DOUGLAS HEMPEL M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled841

BROOKFIELD

Wisconsin

THOMAS LEAHEY D.O.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled841

ARDMORE

Oklahoma

RICHARD HOUK M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled841

LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas

VAN WARREN MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled840

CLEVELAND

Ohio

SONIA BAJAJ MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled839

BURLESON

Texas

MICHAEL ISTFAN MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled839

CHARLESTON

West Virginia

JOSE DEL GIUDICE MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled837

LUBBOCK

Texas