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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
WILLIAM COCHRAN M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled231

GREEN VALLEY

Arizona

GURSHARAN SINGH MD

General Practice

Claims Filled231

MAHANOY CITY

Pennsylvania

TAUNI CARTER P.A.-C.

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled231

SALEM

Oregon

EARL MARTIN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled230

TOMBALL

Texas

CHARLES LEFLER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled227

BREVARD

North Carolina

LISA STONE MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled226

WENATCHEE

Washington

BENEDICTO ESTOESTA M.D.

Adult Medicine

Claims Filled226

VALLEY SPRINGS

California

STEVEN PARNELL MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled221

FAIRMONT

Minnesota

ALLA LIBERSTEIN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled221

PORTERVILLE

California

Y SIDDIQ M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled220

AUSTELL

Georgia

EDWARD HEMEYER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled219

BELLEVUE

Ohio

GARY OBERG M.D.

Allergy Immunology

Claims Filled218

CRYSTAL LAKE

Illinois

LINDA MORGAN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled217

ST. ROBERT

Missouri

JAMES KWAKO MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled212

SANTA BARBARA

California

ROMAN NATION MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled211

LYNN HAVEN

Florida

BLAKE MASSEY P.A.

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled208

REDDING

California

RUDOLPH TRIANA M.D.

Otolaryngology/Facial Plastic Surgery

Claims Filled208

MAYFIELD

Kentucky

PHILLIP BARNES D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled208

BILOXI

Mississippi

KATHRYN GERSHKOWITZ FNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled207

MORRISTOWN

Tennessee

SUSANE HABASHI-AHIGIAN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled206

DENVER

North Carolina

ASHIQ PATEL M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled206

LANCASTER

California

WASIM DEEB M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled203

JACKSONVILLE

Florida

ROBERT FERRARO MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled203

ALBUQUERQUE

New Mexico

KATHLEEN STIENSTRA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled202

TERRE HAUTE

Indiana

NAGIB CHOWDHURY M.D

Student in an Organized Health Care Education/Training Program

Claims Filled201

FARGO

North Dakota