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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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it worked well

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it's a huge hassle

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
CHRISTOPHER CORSI MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled94

MISSOULA

Montana

MUNEER KHAN MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled93

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

GREGORY BROWNING MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled93

FLORENCE

South Carolina

BLAIR HOLL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled93

ASHEVILLE

North Carolina

WILLIAM SIMONS M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled93

ASHEVILLE

North Carolina

LINDA DIRAIMONDO M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled93

MADISON

Wisconsin

CARLOS ARAUZ PACHECO MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled93

DALLAS

Texas

DOUGLAS HALL M.D.

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled92

OCALA

Florida

DEIRDRE MCMULLEN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled92

MISSOURI CITY

Texas

JOHN HULL D.O,P.A

Family Medicine

Claims Filled92

CRESCENT CITY

Florida

PAUL WHITESIDES M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled92

WILMINGTON

North Carolina

ALLAN SOSIN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled92

IRVINE

California

RUBY SIA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled91

APPLE VALLEY

California

THOMAS GEARHARD M.D

Family Medicine

Claims Filled91

AUSTELL

Georgia

HEIDI MCNULTY DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled91

MISSOULA

Montana

DAVID SIMONAK D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled91

FORT WORTH

Texas

PETER BIGLER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled90

THE WOODLANDS

Texas

LEENA SINGH MD, PHD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled90

CHICO

California

BRYAN CHEEVER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled90

DALTON

Georgia

HUGH NASR MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled90

PALM SPRINGS

California

BARBARA REINEKE FNP, APRN

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled90

WEST JORDAN

Utah

MICHAEL ROCHET MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled90

AMSTERDAM

New York

MEAGHAN SAINT PA-C

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled90

LAFAYETTE

California

FARAH SULTAN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled89

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

JOHN HOVIS MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled89

ROCKFORD

Illinois