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RESTASIS

CYCLOSPORINE

Treats chronic dry eye disease by increasing the amount of tears in your eyes. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

1.47M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 186 of 3362

$601M
Retail Cost

Rank: 38 of 3362

504,423
Patients

Rank: 151 of 3362

84,813
Prescribers

Rank: 282 of 3362

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51%

of people say

it's worth it

29%

of people say

it worked well

16%

of people say

it's a huge hassle

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 68,943 229,640 $89.1M
New York 47,532 156,918 $69.5M
Florida 46,462 133,403 $52.5M
Texas 37,463 89,106 $38.7M
Pennsylvania 24,911 73,790 $30.8M
New Jersey 20,854 65,375 $28.9M
Ohio 16,975 48,757 $20.3M
North Carolina 16,800 45,726 $18.4M
Illinois 14,411 41,513 $16.5M
Michigan 13,104 35,746 $15.7M
Georgia 13,683 35,266 $14.2M
Missouri 10,958 28,185 $11.1M
Indiana 9,739 26,213 $10.5M
Massachusetts 8,381 25,901 $11.4M
Tennessee 10,067 24,722 $10.5M
Virginia 8,986 23,801 $10.4M
South Carolina 8,882 22,771 $9.27M
Alabama 7,962 21,651 $8.41M
Connecticut 8,251 21,476 $10.5M
Washington 6,938 20,718 $8.08M
Wisconsin 6,763 20,440 $7.84M
Arizona 8,668 20,212 $8.64M
Minnesota 6,678 19,726 $7.61M
Louisiana 6,935 18,047 $6.72M
Kentucky 6,713 17,549 $7.68M
Maryland 6,413 17,549 $7.94M
Colorado 5,913 15,265 $6.17M
Arkansas 4,489 12,459 $4.3M
Iowa 3,673 12,082 $4.01M
Oklahoma 4,983 11,886 $4.98M
Kansas 4,024 11,375 $4.02M
Mississippi 4,286 11,189 $4.05M
West Virginia 4,072 10,901 $4.43M
Oregon 3,875 10,334 $3.88M
Hawaii 3,124 9,197 $4.22M
Nebraska 2,571 8,192 $2.62M
Nevada 2,872 6,899 $3.14M
Utah 2,537 6,079 $2.35M
Maine 2,152 5,867 $2.81M
New Hampshire 1,741 4,703 $2.11M
New Mexico 1,678 4,228 $1.69M
South Dakota 1,302 4,077 $1.2M
Rhode Island 1,245 4,016 $1.54M
North Dakota 1,269 3,862 $1.22M
Idaho 1,430 3,494 $1.28M
Montana 1,090 3,193 $1.09M
Delaware 1,022 2,701 $1.25M
Vermont 892 2,495 $1.18M
District of Columbia 701 1,875 $810K
Wyoming 556 1,481 $511K
Alaska 467 1,305 $626K
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 RESTASIS

Provider Medicare Claims City State
JAY FRIEDBERG M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled50

LANGHORNE

Pennsylvania

DIANA NGO O.D.

Optometrist

Claims Filled50

HOUSTON

Texas

LEEBER COHEN MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled50

NEW YORK

New York

RONALD LANDRY M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled50

METAIRIE

Louisiana

KIMBERLY CINGLE MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled50

KENT

Ohio

THOMAS BIGGS DO

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled50

CLARKSTON

Michigan

ROBERT BAUMAN O.D.

Optometrist, Corneal and Contact Management

Claims Filled50

STOWE

Vermont

FREDERICK KNAPP D.O.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled50

OCEANSIDE

California

ROMAINE JOHNSON OD

Optometrist

Claims Filled50

STROUDSBURG

Pennsylvania

EDWARD BURNEY MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled50

CLEVELAND

Ohio

GARY VARLEY M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled50

CINCINNATI

Ohio

DANIEL DODSON M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled50

HAMMOND

Louisiana

JOEL BOLEN MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled50

MONTGOMERY

Alabama

GRACE CHAI M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

NORCROSS

Georgia

MARY SUSAN NAPOLEON M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled50

NEWARK

New York

KRISTIANA NEFF M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled50

LADSON

South Carolina

JOSEPH PODHORZER M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled50

BROOKLYN

New York

STUART SONDHEIMER M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled50

SKOKIE

Illinois

ALEX GERBER D.O

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled50

N DARTMOUTH

Massachusetts

NORMAN ZAFFATER M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled50

BOSSIER CITY

Louisiana

KIRK MURDOCK MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled50

WINSTON SALEM

North Carolina

WILLIAM WONG M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled50

AIEA

Hawaii

JOHN KAY MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled50

EFFINGHAM

Illinois

GEOFFREY HADLOCK MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

PIERCETON

Indiana

ROBERT SHAPIRO O.D.

Optometrist

Claims Filled50

LOS ANGELES

California