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Prescriber Checkup » ALENDRONATE SODIUM

ALENDRONATE SODIUM

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2013

8.1M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 36 of 3238

$101M
Retail Cost

Rank: 209 of 3238

1,633,062
Patients

Rank: 47 of 3238

257,534
Prescribers

Rank: 69 of 3238

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 282,095 1,275,039 $15.9M
Florida 133,795 646,265 $7.24M
New York 107,576 592,815 $8.2M
Texas 121,383 535,347 $6.65M
Pennsylvania 65,442 363,606 $4.48M
Ohio 66,485 319,067 $4.53M
Illinois 56,552 287,293 $3.81M
North Carolina 41,300 217,183 $2.47M
Michigan 49,100 208,179 $2.92M
Massachusetts 34,692 182,115 $2.67M
New Jersey 34,214 168,331 $2.16M
Indiana 34,178 163,293 $2.25M
Georgia 32,254 163,277 $1.91M
Wisconsin 30,671 156,828 $2.15M
Tennessee 31,594 155,839 $1.8M
Missouri 29,628 155,478 $1.94M
Arizona 32,633 142,016 $1.83M
Minnesota 31,532 137,289 $1.9M
Virginia 27,113 129,274 $1.72M
Washington 26,583 127,851 $1.48M
Iowa 20,220 113,492 $1.26M
Kentucky 21,510 113,466 $1.4M
Oregon 22,885 107,821 $1.24M
Louisiana 20,394 107,716 $1.26M
Colorado 23,959 105,780 $1.36M
Alabama 19,793 97,751 $993K
South Carolina 16,900 83,133 $1.04M
Kansas 15,246 82,086 $1.04M
Oklahoma 15,137 73,968 $901K
Connecticut 14,529 73,128 $1.01M
Maryland 17,103 72,854 $1.02M
Arkansas 13,326 72,668 $772K
Nevada 16,255 71,737 $841K
Nebraska 9,288 55,184 $615K
Mississippi 9,595 53,182 $536K
New Mexico 11,177 50,919 $660K
Utah 10,967 47,671 $606K
West Virginia 9,271 45,985 $563K
Hawaii 8,994 43,758 $727K
Rhode Island 6,419 38,988 $420K
Idaho 6,615 30,962 $407K
Maine 6,286 28,299 $395K
South Dakota 4,854 27,500 $339K
Montana 4,694 24,348 $270K
North Dakota 4,450 24,029 $270K
New Hampshire 4,289 19,664 $290K
Delaware 3,492 13,704 $221K
Vermont 2,104 9,386 $135K
Wyoming 1,836 9,108 $112K
District of Columbia 1,967 8,802 $103K
Alaska 1,089 7,663 $72.3K
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. ProPublica combined that data with additional information released by CMS. The data for 2013 includes nearly 1.4 billion prescriptions written by 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 410,000 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 ALENDRONATE SODIUM

Provider Medicare Claims City State
INGRID MIXTER -LEON M.D.

Claims Filled2,957

MIAMI

Florida

GEORGE HALL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,577

NEW YORK

New York

KAREN KINCEY PA-C

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled2,409

HARBOR CITY

California

PATRICIA GALLO PA

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled2,272

SAN DIEGO

California

FANY OSNAYA

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled2,177

FULLERTON

California

YU YAO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,969

SAN GABRIEL

California

JUSTO VILLANUEVA MD

General Practice

Claims Filled1,884

HIALEAH

Florida

CARLOS SABATES MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,878

MIAMI

Florida

NELSON RIVERA RIVERA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,800

VILLALBA

Puerto Rico

LOUIS ZUCKER MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled1,775

LOS ANGELES

California

CHANG LEE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,754

FLUSHING

New York

CHUNG NG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,673

LOS ANGELES

California

AUXI PEACHEY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,619

MIAMI

Florida

DEBORAH MILLER NP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled1,608

LOS ANGELES

California

HERACH YADEGARIAN M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled1,579

GLENDALE

California

VICTORIA BRENNAN NP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled1,574

PANORAMA CITY

California

RAZMIK OHANJANIAN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,564

GLENDALE

California

CHONG KIM M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,527

ELKINS PARK

Pennsylvania

LUIS ROBLES M.D.

Legal Medicine

Claims Filled1,523

BROWNSVILLE

Texas

SUNNY WONG D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,432

MONTEREY PARK

California

CHAU LE MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled1,432

ROSEMEAD

California

SU LEE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,408

SAN GABRIEL

California

HAROLD HSU M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,387

ROSEMEAD

California

EFRAIN CARRASQUILLO M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled1,382

MANATI

Puerto Rico

ZHAOYANG PAN M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled1,352

LOS ANGELES

California