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Prescriber Checkup » ALENDRONATE SODIUM

ALENDRONATE SODIUM

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

8.34M
Medicare Part D Claims
$107M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 1,315,154 $16.1M
Florida 687,504 $7.82M
New York 626,009 $8.4M
Texas 524,944 $6.45M
Pennsylvania 401,907 $5.13M
Ohio 333,040 $5.17M
Illinois 325,838 $4.3M
North Carolina 219,164 $2.74M
Michigan 205,153 $3.04M
Massachusetts 197,778 $3.33M
New Jersey 185,374 $2.35M
Georgia 173,479 $1.98M
Wisconsin 170,435 $2.22M
Missouri 169,571 $2.16M
Indiana 165,888 $2.29M
Tennessee 160,961 $1.81M
Minnesota 158,621 $2.17M
Arizona 148,864 $2M
Washington 144,331 $1.72M
Virginia 143,231 $1.97M
Iowa 129,222 $1.48M
Kentucky 121,213 $1.48M
Colorado 117,021 $1.44M
Oregon 116,601 $1.39M
Louisiana 113,074 $1.27M
South Carolina 94,089 $1.15M
Alabama 93,507 $975K
Kansas 90,475 $1.13M
Oklahoma 83,225 $1.17M
Connecticut 80,291 $1.12M
Maryland 79,042 $1.1M
Arkansas 75,817 $809K
Nevada 74,122 $924K
Nebraska 63,476 $719K
New Mexico 59,518 $751K
Mississippi 59,152 $592K
Hawaii 53,015 $886K
West Virginia 52,348 $660K
Utah 51,995 $719K
Rhode Island 46,235 $818K
Idaho 34,037 $477K
Maine 32,874 $539K
South Dakota 30,699 $382K
Montana 28,902 $354K
North Dakota 25,798 $307K
New Hampshire 22,334 $332K
Delaware 13,396 $220K
Wyoming 12,663 $158K
Vermont 11,739 $174K
District of Columbia 9,040 $111K
Alaska 9,008 $104K
About This Data

ProPublica obtained prescribing data from Medicare’s prescription drug benefit, known as Part D, under the Freedom of Information Act. The data for 2012 includes more than 1.2 billion prescriptions written by nearly 1.5 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 382,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost three-fourths went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients. Methodology »

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Top prescribers for ALENDRONATE SODIUM

Provider Medicare Claims City State
BETH BUCHANAN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

FORTVILLE

Indiana

MATTHEW ZAWILENSKI M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

DES PLAINES

Illinois

SAMEER MAMNOON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

WILLIAMSVILLE

New York

GERALD KELTY M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

FORT WAYNE

Indiana

MICHAEL KOEGEL M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

BROOKLYN

New York

MONIQUE ROSS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

ROSEVILLE

California

DAVID REINHARD MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled50

MIAMI BEACH

Florida

THOMAS GREER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

DAYTON

Ohio

MARIA VELAZQUEZ-EVANS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

NASHUA

New Hampshire

KATHERINE KANG MD

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled50

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS

New Jersey

VICTOR BELL M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

SALEM

Virginia

ROBERT HILL DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

SOUTH WEST CITY

Missouri

JONAS WILTZ

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

SPRINGFIELD

Virginia

WILLIAM BRINK MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

WINCHESTER

Virginia

BASSAM ALBARCHA MD,FACP

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

EAST SAINT LOUIS

Illinois

JAMES OWENS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

JARVISBURG

North Carolina

XIAO LI M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

MUNSTER

Indiana

TODD SMITH MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

COTTAGE GROVE

Minnesota

ALEX SU MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

HOUSTON

Texas

CARL AHROON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

CLOVIS

California

EUGENE KALMUK MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

CHEEKTOWAGA

New York

MAY FAN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

SISTERS

Oregon

WILLIAM CHRISTENSEN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

DALLAS

Texas

ROBERT WEISS MD

Claims Filled50

WEST PALM BEACH

Florida

BETSY GAFFNEY CRNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled50

LACEYVILLE

Pennsylvania