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LIDODERM

Treats nerve pain that is caused by herpes zoster, or "shingles." More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

1.41M
Medicare Part D Claims
$548M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 265,031 $75M
New York 204,106 $63.7M
Florida 173,333 $47.1M
Texas 95,728 $28M
Ohio 91,646 $25.6M
New Jersey 89,613 $25.9M
Illinois 73,895 $18.6M
Pennsylvania 71,259 $18.7M
Michigan 67,876 $19.1M
Massachusetts 64,805 $15.6M
North Carolina 54,014 $16.2M
Missouri 48,935 $14.1M
Georgia 43,338 $12.9M
Wisconsin 42,234 $10.1M
Kentucky 38,192 $10.8M
Minnesota 36,560 $9.37M
Virginia 35,086 $10.4M
Maryland 34,355 $10M
Washington 34,283 $9.04M
Indiana 32,471 $9.26M
Connecticut 31,451 $8.95M
Tennessee 31,394 $9.96M
Colorado 25,943 $7.08M
Alabama 21,323 $6.46M
Arizona 20,654 $5.97M
Louisiana 17,543 $5.28M
Oregon 16,888 $4.3M
Kansas 14,963 $3.81M
South Carolina 14,124 $4.42M
Maine 13,016 $3.58M
Oklahoma 12,673 $3.71M
Mississippi 12,612 $3.93M
New Hampshire 12,385 $3.47M
Iowa 11,231 $2.65M
West Virginia 9,051 $2.66M
Rhode Island 8,300 $2.03M
Nevada 8,154 $2.5M
Nebraska 7,958 $1.98M
Arkansas 7,139 $2.03M
Delaware 6,332 $1.84M
Hawaii 6,227 $1.85M
Utah 5,370 $1.54M
New Mexico 4,907 $1.32M
South Dakota 4,289 $1.09M
Alaska 4,049 $1.19M
Idaho 3,754 $1.01M
Puerto Rico 3,134 $764K
Montana 2,813 $703K
Vermont 2,765 $732K
District of Columbia 2,546 $714K
North Dakota 2,141 $482K
Wyoming 1,383 $359K
About This Data

ProPublica obtained prescribing data from Medicare’s prescription drug benefit, known as Part D, under the Freedom of Information Act. The data for 2011 includes nearly 1.2 billion prescriptions written by 1.6 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 364,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. About three-fourths 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
XIAORONG HE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled722

ELMHURST

New York

MARINA KOVALEVSKY, M.D., A PROFESSIONAL CORPOR

General Practice

Claims Filled718

LOS ANGELES

California

JIAN WEI ZHANG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled707

NEW YORK

New York

HUNG NGUYEN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled701

GARDEN GROVE

California

MINH DANG MD

General Practice

Claims Filled698

GARDEN GROVE

California

ELENA CHEBANOVA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled696

DENVER

Colorado

ADNAN HAIDER MD

Hospitals, General Acute Care Hospital

Claims Filled684

CHARLESTON

West Virginia

GALINA VAYNER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled682

ATLANTA

Georgia

LI LIU M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled676

MONTEREY PARK

California

YONG LIN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled675

NEW YORK

New York

STAN ZINKOVSKY OTR, PA-C

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled674

SOUTHFIELD

Michigan

JOSE GONZALEZ M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled674

HIALEAH

Florida

ABRAM STARR M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled673

CHICAGO

Illinois

CESAR RAMIREZ MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled672

MIAMI

Florida

WEI LIN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled672

NEW YORK

New York

TAI WU MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled646

SAN GABRIEL

California

MINPING LIU M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled644

BOSTON

Massachusetts

EDUARDO MILA PRATS MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled640

HIALEAH

Florida

TSOVINAR TEKKELIAN M.D.

Claims Filled640

GLENDALE

California

PETER KIM M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled640

ANNANDALE

Virginia

RAJESH AGARWAL M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled639

MAYFIELD HEIGHTS

Ohio

AGUSTIN LATORRE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled639

SOUTH MIAMI

Florida

KYUNG HAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled636

LOS ANGELES

California

RALPH WIKTOR

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled635

WARREN

Michigan

PHUONG TRAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled631

CHICAGO

Illinois