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LIDODERM

LIDOCAINE

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

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

972K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 244 of 3362

$358M
Retail Cost

Rank: 73 of 3362

270,635
Patients

Rank: 248 of 3362

116,490
Prescribers

Rank: 218 of 3362

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of people say

it's worth it

67%

of people say

it worked well

20%

of people say

it's a huge hassle

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 54,928 219,373 $79.4M
New York 32,206 126,024 $51M
Florida 17,959 55,617 $20.7M
Texas 14,923 45,435 $17.3M
New Jersey 9,904 36,400 $14.1M
Michigan 8,927 32,318 $11.8M
Pennsylvania 8,818 31,992 $11.1M
Illinois 8,063 31,911 $10.4M
Ohio 8,542 28,754 $10.2M
Massachusetts 8,294 27,127 $9.52M
Missouri 6,908 26,130 $9.56M
Georgia 7,189 24,127 $9.17M
North Carolina 6,851 22,478 $8.51M
Wisconsin 5,709 20,824 $6.72M
Connecticut 5,891 17,905 $6.73M
Washington 4,522 17,792 $6.08M
Virginia 5,023 16,858 $6.82M
Kentucky 4,420 16,596 $6.01M
Minnesota 4,794 15,636 $5.35M
Indiana 3,874 13,110 $4.9M
Maryland 3,905 13,012 $5.05M
Tennessee 3,546 11,461 $4.58M
Louisiana 2,787 9,391 $3.48M
Arizona 3,819 9,244 $3.64M
Colorado 2,670 9,242 $3.28M
Maine 2,750 8,933 $3.08M
Alabama 2,418 7,605 $2.88M
Kansas 1,893 6,611 $2.15M
Oregon 2,066 6,083 $2.1M
Mississippi 1,831 6,077 $2.37M
New Hampshire 1,840 5,588 $2.13M
South Carolina 1,903 5,473 $2.04M
Iowa 1,478 5,162 $1.6M
Oklahoma 1,718 5,145 $1.98M
Arkansas 1,115 3,788 $1.3M
Nebraska 1,108 3,710 $1.21M
West Virginia 1,126 3,451 $1.21M
Rhode Island 778 2,562 $867K
Hawaii 784 2,482 $953K
Nevada 845 2,472 $1.04M
Delaware 741 2,092 $842K
New Mexico 723 1,988 $647K
South Dakota 591 1,911 $597K
Utah 630 1,818 $717K
Montana 505 1,747 $565K
Vermont 547 1,610 $553K
North Dakota 456 1,530 $460K
Idaho 399 1,219 $437K
District of Columbia 416 1,139 $372K
Alaska 319 967 $374K
Wyoming 228 703 $241K
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 LIDODERM

Provider Medicare Claims City State
PAUL CHU M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled563

LOS ANGELES

California

LOI LUU M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled560

WESTMINSTER

California

SONWOO LEE MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled553

LOS ANGELES

California

WILLIAM FONFEDER

Legal Medicine

Claims Filled552

BROOKLYN

New York

HUAN LE M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled549

SAN DIEGO

California

KENNETH TAI MD

Claims Filled544

SAN FRANCISCO

California

JUNG LEE MD

Surgery

Claims Filled541

FLUSHING

New York

THUAN VO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled539

WESTMINSTER

California

RICHARD JOO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled536

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS

New Jersey

YANHAN HUANG MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled533

BROOKLYN

New York

GEVORK MAISSIAN D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled530

GLENDALE

California

TUOC DUONG M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled521

WESTMINSTER

California

HIEU N TRAM MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled514

WESTMINSTER

California

BENJAMIN WU

Specialist

Claims Filled512

BROOKLYN

New York

ILYA GELMAN M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled509

LOS ANGELES

California

PHUONG TRAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled497

CHICAGO

Illinois

BONG SUP KIM M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled495

SHORELINE

Washington

DONG CHUNG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled495

LOS ANGELES

California

NGHIA NGUYEN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled494

HOUSTON

Texas

PETER KIM M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled493

ANNANDALE

Virginia

NICK LEE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled488

LOS ANGELES

California

DAVID OH M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled483

TORRANCE

California

SINGH BOUN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled481

MONTEREY PARK

California

MICHAEL ZELMAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled479

SANTA MONICA

California

TUNG THAI

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled474

WESTMINSTER

California