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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
DOUGLAS BUXTON MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled623

NEW YORK

New York

LAN NGUYEN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled622

SAN JOSE

California

NICHOLAS STATHOPOULOS MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled616

TONAWANDA

New York

HRATCH KOUROUYAN M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled615

LOS ANGELES

California

ALAN LEAHEY MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled608

GREENVILLE

South Carolina

EMILIO BALIUS O.D.

Optometrist

Claims Filled597

CORAL GABLES

Florida

TODD MISHIMA OD

Optometrist

Claims Filled596

MONTEBELLO

California

JAMES PARK M.D., PH.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled595

ANNANDALE

Virginia

MARCO FABREGA M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled593

MIAMI

Florida

OSCAR MINOSO Y DE CAL M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled592

CORAL GABLES

Florida

JOHN PARK MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled592

EDISON

New Jersey

ALEXANDER WU MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled588

FLUSHING

New York

RAPHAEL PEREZ O.D.

Optometrist

Claims Filled587

MIAMI

Florida

RAPHAEL VAZQUEZ M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled585

NEW YORK

New York

JOSEPH KAVANAGH M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled583

SEGUIN

Texas

HOAI-KY HO M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled582

GARDEN GROVE

California

KEITH CHANG MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled580

NEW YORK

New York

PAUL LEE MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled579

GARDEN GROVE

California

HARVEY MINATOYA MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled577

HONOLULU

Hawaii

LIEN NGUYEN M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled577

SAN JOSE

California

MANUEL FERNANDEZ-GONZALEZ MD

General Practice

Claims Filled575

MIAMI

Florida

ANNA BENTSIANOV M.D.

Legal Medicine

Claims Filled573

BROOKLYN

New York

DANNY LUONG MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled573

SAN JOSE

California

THOMAS KISLAN O.D.

Optometrist

Claims Filled572

STROUDSBURG

Pennsylvania

TAEWHA MOON O.D.

Optometrist

Claims Filled566

PALISADES PARK

New Jersey