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LIOTHYRONINE SODIUM

Liothyronine, a thyroid hormone, is used to treat hypothyroidism, a condition where the thyroid gland does not produce enough thyroid hormone. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

378K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 394 of 3362

$15.6M
Retail Cost

Rank: 701 of 3362

79,324
Patients

Rank: 460 of 3362

41,757
Prescribers

Rank: 442 of 3362

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Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 10,941 50,806 $2.27M
Texas 7,069 32,673 $1.29M
Florida 7,132 29,820 $1.19M
Washington 3,511 16,581 $715K
New York 3,518 16,435 $706K
Arizona 3,480 14,589 $582K
North Carolina 2,676 13,707 $483K
Ohio 2,483 12,020 $498K
Pennsylvania 2,344 11,289 $468K
Georgia 2,199 10,937 $412K
Oregon 2,114 10,653 $459K
Missouri 1,767 9,737 $409K
Illinois 2,056 9,510 $392K
Tennessee 1,884 9,164 $330K
Colorado 1,818 8,260 $396K
Michigan 1,980 8,161 $358K
Indiana 1,707 8,127 $338K
New Jersey 1,494 6,115 $279K
Utah 1,288 5,957 $221K
Virginia 1,364 5,927 $262K
Massachusetts 1,148 5,754 $233K
Louisiana 958 4,963 $182K
Nevada 1,122 4,915 $227K
Wisconsin 943 4,786 $195K
Minnesota 893 4,300 $213K
South Carolina 938 4,270 $161K
New Mexico 905 4,231 $184K
Arkansas 744 4,129 $152K
Alabama 894 4,036 $161K
Kentucky 849 4,034 $160K
Oklahoma 891 4,015 $149K
Idaho 807 4,001 $164K
Connecticut 755 3,595 $152K
Kansas 602 3,180 $119K
Nebraska 540 3,131 $124K
Maryland 743 2,600 $135K
Iowa 495 2,554 $86.8K
West Virginia 387 2,011 $85.2K
Hawaii 449 2,008 $92.2K
Mississippi 396 1,988 $64.6K
New Hampshire 337 1,585 $56.3K
Montana 305 1,512 $56.6K
Rhode Island 244 1,392 $68.1K
Maine 313 1,388 $59.5K
Vermont 274 1,315 $55.2K
North Dakota 204 891 $29.7K
South Dakota 170 853 $35.9K
District of Columbia 146 686 $33.7K
Wyoming 137 621 $21.8K
Delaware 165 600 $28.3K
Alaska 114 553 $20.7K
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 LIOTHYRONINE SODIUM

Provider Medicare Claims City State
ROBERT MURRAY M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled1,854

SEATTLE

Washington

FOREST CONLEY DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled679

MOBERLY

Missouri

MARK BESSETTE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled668

TUCSON

Arizona

TED ROGERS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled580

CHILLICOTHE

Illinois

E FOSTER D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled550

CORTLAND

Ohio

JAMES MACOOL MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled529

ALTAMONTE SPRINGS

Florida

HECTOR RIVERA M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled432

CAYEY

Puerto Rico

MARY FREEMAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled420

WAUSAU

Wisconsin

ARTHUR PANIAGUA PAC

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled373

DAYTON

Nevada

EDWIN CUNNINGHAM MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled371

CHESTERFIELD

Missouri

RAMON SAAVEDRA M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled368

LAS CRUCES

New Mexico

JULIO UGARTE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled365

THE VILLAGES

Florida

NATHAN BECKER M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled362

SAN FRANCISCO

California

DONALD LEVINE M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled362

NYACK

New York

ALBERT JELLEN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled361

WHEELING

West Virginia

VIRGINIA JONES MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled356

THOMASTON

Georgia

GEORGE TOLIVER DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled350

YAKIMA

Washington

MARIE TOUSSAINT M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled338

AVON PARK

Florida

GRANT CRAIG M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled337

SHERMAN

Texas

JUAN GARCIA M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled335

HARLINGEN

Texas

ARNOLD VERA M.D., M.SC., F.A.C.E

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled322

DAYTONA BEACH

Florida

ROY HINMAN MD PA

Family Medicine

Claims Filled320

ST AUGUSTINE

Florida

SUMER PHILLIPS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled319

FORT SMITH

Arkansas

ROBERT WALANTAS NP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled316

SANTA FE

New Mexico

ROBERT FREDERICKS MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled316

RENO

Nevada