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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
HANGJUN JANG M.D., PH.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled855

FLUSHING

New York

JOHN RICHARD M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled851

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

JASON PAEK M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled848

WALNUT

California

HUNG NGUYEN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled840

GARDEN GROVE

California

CHAEWON SONG MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled839

GARDEN GROVE

California

LAZARO GARCIA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled836

MIAMI

Florida

PO LEW DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled830

ROSEMEAD

California

SHI-YIN WONG MD

General Practice

Claims Filled813

LOS ANGELES

California

TERENCE FRINKS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled811

TUCKER

Georgia

TAI WU MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled795

SAN GABRIEL

California

XIAORONG HE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled791

ELMHURST

New York

LARRY SUK MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled788

GARDENA

California

ARKADY STERN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled788

LOS ANGELES

California

ROBERT CHAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled778

ALHAMBRA

California

YOUNG LEE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled778

FEDERAL WAY

Washington

MIN WONG MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled774

BROOKLYN

New York

ELENA CHEBANOVA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled771

DENVER

Colorado

DANIEL HURLEY M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled767

BEECH GROVE

Indiana

BORIS GUREVICH M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled767

CHICAGO

Illinois

MARK SONG MD, PHD

Nephrology

Claims Filled762

LOS ANGELES

California

DAVID OH M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled744

TORRANCE

California

HIEU N TRAM MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled742

WESTMINSTER

California

TUOC DUONG M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled738

WESTMINSTER

California

HOVANES TER-ZAKARIAN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled735

LOS ANGELES

California

LOI LUU M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled733

WESTMINSTER

California