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BYETTA

Byetta is a medication for diabetes. It stimulates your body to produce and release more insulin, lower the sugar hormone (glucagon), and slow down digestion. Source: Iodine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2013

294K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 438 of 3238

$138M
Retail Cost

Rank: 166 of 3238

62,331
Patients

Rank: 469 of 3238

39,689
Prescribers

Rank: 430 of 3238

User Reviews of BYETTA »

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Alternatives:

Bydureon Insulin Pramlintide

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
New York 5,165 24,475 $12.2M
California 4,663 22,218 $10.1M
Texas 4,906 20,547 $9.74M
Florida 4,000 16,905 $8.08M
Ohio 3,633 16,465 $8.53M
North Carolina 2,928 14,158 $6.05M
Pennsylvania 2,777 12,746 $6.13M
Michigan 2,609 10,588 $5.9M
Georgia 1,990 9,777 $4.21M
Missouri 1,889 9,609 $4.17M
Tennessee 2,156 9,571 $4.36M
Illinois 1,835 8,746 $4.13M
Indiana 1,736 7,616 $3.87M
New Jersey 1,717 7,517 $3.96M
Alabama 1,270 5,914 $2.53M
Kentucky 1,213 5,773 $2.67M
Massachusetts 1,131 5,483 $2.49M
Washington 1,123 5,429 $2.52M
Arizona 1,209 5,226 $2.53M
Virginia 1,162 5,108 $2.42M
South Carolina 1,095 5,017 $2.2M
Wisconsin 982 4,949 $2.28M
Minnesota 952 4,794 $2.22M
Louisiana 933 4,492 $1.92M
Oregon 763 3,925 $1.68M
Iowa 650 3,775 $1.57M
Kansas 676 3,532 $1.55M
Oklahoma 695 3,335 $1.5M
Colorado 700 3,207 $1.47M
Mississippi 634 3,099 $1.29M
Maryland 743 3,094 $1.65M
Arkansas 546 2,725 $1.12M
Connecticut 539 2,433 $1.23M
West Virginia 514 2,399 $1.1M
Idaho 412 2,189 $942K
Nevada 402 1,734 $872K
Nebraska 310 1,724 $702K
New Mexico 369 1,722 $766K
Maine 399 1,648 $880K
Utah 308 1,488 $668K
New Hampshire 274 1,242 $585K
Rhode Island 189 1,095 $438K
Montana 204 1,031 $463K
Hawaii 178 918 $392K
Delaware 229 860 $549K
Vermont 160 753 $384K
North Dakota 128 687 $289K
South Dakota 104 600 $255K
Alaska 59 256 $135K
Wyoming 48 228 $106K
District of Columbia 49 225 $105K
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. ProPublica combined that data with additional information released by CMS. The data for 2013 includes nearly 1.4 billion prescriptions written by 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 410,000 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 BYETTA

Provider Medicare Claims City State
ISAIAH PITTMAN MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled78

TERRE HAUTE

Indiana

DARSHI SUNDERAM MD

Specialist

Claims Filled78

EAST ORANGE

New Jersey

OSVALDO BRUSCO M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled77

CORPUS CHRISTI

Texas

MICHAEL MELLMAN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled77

BOYNTON BEACH

Florida

BROOK GRAM PA-C

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled77

BELOIT

Ohio

BANTWAL BALIGA M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled77

OPELIKA

Alabama

JUDY CARTER M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled76

OAK PARK

Illinois

FERROL LEE M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled76

SAYRE

Pennsylvania

SHAHED QUYYUMI MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled76

STATEN ISLAND

New York

WILLIAM HUFFMAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled76

MOULTRIE

Georgia

KHAISHOON BASRAI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled76

WINSTON SALEM

North Carolina

ELIZABETH HAGAN NP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled76

DANVILLE

Virginia

DEBORAH VAN DYKE ARNP-BC

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled75

WATERLOO

Iowa

OSCAR ORTIZ M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled75

TOMS RIVER

New Jersey

DAVID ESCALANTE MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled75

JELLICO

Tennessee

VIKRAMJEET KUMAR MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled75

ELYRIA

Ohio

BRIAN MARTIN PA

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled74

CHARLESTON

South Carolina

ARNOLD SILVERBERG MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled74

BROOKLYN

New York

MEHRAN KHORSANDI M.D.,

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled74

LOS ANGELES

California

ALBERTO MENDEZ M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled74

KISSIMMEE

Florida

LAURA TEPLITZ NP

Nurse Practitioner, Adult Health

Claims Filled74

COMMACK

New York

CHENG-YANG TUAN MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled74

SAN FRANCISCO

California

RICHARD HAAS M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled73

WORCESTER

Massachusetts

CHU KWAN LAU MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled73

WOODLAND

California

ERIC ORTH DO

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled73

BLOOMINGTON

Indiana