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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
LYNN NUESCA NP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled939

WOODLAND HILLS

California

FUFU HE M.D

Family Medicine

Claims Filled937

BROOKLYN

New York

NOEMI VARELA-ROSARIO MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled930

AGUADA

Puerto Rico

YANFENG CHEN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled925

BROOKLYN

New York

CARRIE BACO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled923

MAYAGUEZ

Puerto Rico

NICHOLAS TRUONG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled922

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

MAYOBANEX TORRES-VERAS M.D.

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Primary Care

Claims Filled900

HIALEAH

Florida

JIAN WEI ZHANG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled895

NEW YORK

New York

LARRY SUK MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled887

GARDENA

California

CARLA FRIDMAN

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled877

MIAMI

Florida

JAVIER URDANETA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled868

OVIEDO

Florida

MARIA MOLINA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled853

LAS VEGAS

Nevada

JACK ZHOU MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled852

HONOLULU

Hawaii

JOSE HABER M.D.

Public Health General Preventive Medicine

Claims Filled851

MIAMI

Florida

LOI LUU M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled845

WESTMINSTER

California

SEUNG KIM M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled838

LOS ANGELES

California

RAFAEL GONZALEZ M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled838

MIAMI

Florida

YAOLEN BOLANOS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled835

HIALEAH

Florida

ANGELICA DIAZ CNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled834

ANAHEIM

California

JEAN ANCION M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled832

BROOKLYN

New York

JASON PAEK M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled831

WALNUT

California

CRISTOBAL TOLON MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled829

MIAMI

Florida

SAMUEL LEUNG D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled827

CHICAGO

Illinois

PANKAJ SRIVASTAVA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled826

DYERSBURG

Tennessee

RAFAEL RUIZ GONZALEZ M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled825

CANOVANAS

Puerto Rico