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LIDODERM

Treats nerve pain that is caused by herpes zoster, or "shingles." Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2013

2.03M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 149 of 3238

$705M
Retail Cost

Rank: 23 of 3238

663,018
Patients

Rank: 113 of 3238

203,361
Prescribers

Rank: 99 of 3238

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50%

of people say

it's worth it

58%

of people say

it worked well

25%

of people say

it's a huge hassle

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 100,987 338,459 $117M
New York 70,318 223,945 $86.5M
Florida 57,082 178,082 $60.6M
Texas 37,070 99,016 $35M
New Jersey 30,290 88,078 $32.6M
Ohio 25,843 78,253 $26.6M
Pennsylvania 24,881 72,020 $23.7M
Michigan 22,315 69,251 $24M
Illinois 21,597 67,464 $21.3M
Massachusetts 22,492 67,226 $21.5M
North Carolina 18,777 51,864 $18.8M
Missouri 15,869 49,452 $16.9M
Georgia 15,897 45,245 $16.6M
Wisconsin 12,888 44,611 $13M
Connecticut 13,912 37,779 $13.4M
Washington 10,860 35,106 $11.1M
Minnesota 11,180 34,588 $10.9M
Virginia 12,267 34,281 $12.8M
Kentucky 10,560 32,847 $11.8M
Maryland 11,090 32,778 $11.7M
Indiana 11,223 32,029 $11.2M
Tennessee 9,636 26,898 $10.3M
Colorado 8,853 25,576 $8.46M
Arizona 10,811 24,662 $8.85M
Alabama 7,318 20,054 $7.3M
Oregon 6,773 18,052 $5.71M
Louisiana 6,374 17,650 $6.5M
Maine 5,764 16,882 $5.57M
Kansas 5,408 16,354 $5.01M
Iowa 4,124 12,849 $3.76M
South Carolina 5,010 12,711 $4.66M
New Hampshire 4,582 12,388 $4.17M
Oklahoma 4,542 11,907 $4.19M
Mississippi 3,587 10,188 $3.8M
Nevada 3,097 8,342 $3.17M
Rhode Island 2,384 8,190 $2.39M
Nebraska 2,653 8,080 $2.45M
West Virginia 2,943 8,014 $2.76M
Arkansas 2,207 6,704 $2.23M
Delaware 2,668 6,412 $2.36M
Hawaii 2,118 5,980 $2.1M
New Mexico 2,098 5,219 $1.67M
Utah 2,034 5,151 $1.85M
South Dakota 1,419 4,211 $1.26M
Idaho 1,215 3,432 $1.11M
Vermont 1,182 3,316 $1.07M
Montana 1,136 3,170 $936K
North Dakota 985 2,939 $827K
District of Columbia 996 2,634 $878K
Alaska 892 2,583 $993K
Wyoming 449 1,185 $378K
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 LIDODERM

Provider Medicare Claims City State
JUNG BAE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,120

LOS ANGELES

California

CHING-YIN LAM M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,118

NEW YORK

New York

KYUNG HAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,070

LOS ANGELES

California

RICHARD JOO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,063

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS

New Jersey

PAUL CHU M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,055

LOS ANGELES

California

YONG LIANG M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,052

LOS ANGELES

California

HAROLD HSU M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,033

ROSEMEAD

California

NAYVIS IGLESIAS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,021

DORAL

Florida

LILIA WEXLEY M.D

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,008

LOS ANGELES

California

EDUARDO ELIZALDE SANTOS PA

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,001

HIALEAH

Florida

THOMAS ROMANO M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled996

LOS ANGELES

California

DUSTIN NGUYEN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled991

NEW YORK

New York

GEORGE HALL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled978

NEW YORK

New York

SOO KANG

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled963

NORWALK

California

SUNG-NAE BYUN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled961

LOS ANGELES

California

WILLIAM FONFEDER

Legal Medicine

Claims Filled956

BROOKLYN

New York

TSOVINAR TEKKELIAN M.D.

Claims Filled953

GLENDALE

California

YUN HEE CHUNG MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled927

FLUSHING

New York

KARELIA RUIZ MD

Specialist

Claims Filled925

HIALEAH

Florida

JIAN WEI ZHANG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled914

NEW YORK

New York

LI LIU M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled911

MONTEREY PARK

California

ILYA RACHMAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled901

LOS ANGELES

California

YONG LIN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled894

NEW YORK

New York

CARMEN ORTIZ BUTCHER MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled877

CORAL GABLES

Florida

HING WONG MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled871

LOS ANGELES

California