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AZATHIOPRINE

Imuran (Azathioprine) is an immunosuppressant medication. It blocks the production of the white blood cells that kill unfamiliar cells. Source: Iodine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2015

427K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 377 of 3395

$21.7M
Retail Cost

Rank: 682 of 3395

79,209
Patients

Rank: 464 of 3395

43,950
Prescribers

Rank: 441 of 3395

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25%

of people say

it's worth it

25%

of people say

it worked well

50%

of people say

it's a huge hassle
Alternatives:

DMARDs Immunosuppressants

This Drug's History

Claims

The number of Medicare prescriptions for this drug each year

329K

2011

337K

2012

375K

2013

406K

2014

427K

2015

Spending

The total Part D spending on this drug
each year

$11M

2011

$10.7M

2012

$11.1M

2013

$13.7M

2014

$21.7M

2015

Average Patient Cost

Average amount that patients without a low-income subsidy paid each year.

$55

2011

$55

2012

$53

2013

$62

2014

$77

2015

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 6,908 33,729 $1.68M
Texas 5,399 27,245 $1.29M
Florida 5,013 23,732 $1.05M
Pennsylvania 3,832 20,358 $1.08M
New York 3,705 19,513 $1.03M
Illinois 3,478 17,940 $915K
Ohio 3,353 17,392 $917K
North Carolina 2,928 16,063 $726K
Missouri 2,587 14,453 $675K
Michigan 2,901 13,386 $760K
Wisconsin 2,396 13,273 $685K
Tennessee 2,365 12,141 $524K
Indiana 2,265 11,682 $585K
Georgia 2,127 11,536 $488K
Washington 2,057 10,920 $583K
Minnesota 2,127 10,577 $830K
Massachusetts 1,875 10,245 $657K
Virginia 1,815 9,009 $454K
Arizona 1,737 8,307 $414K
Alabama 1,537 8,199 $428K
Colorado 1,613 8,165 $431K
South Carolina 1,499 8,087 $351K
Oregon 1,443 7,742 $415K
Kentucky 1,336 7,070 $317K
Iowa 1,132 6,901 $392K
New Jersey 1,386 6,593 $329K
Louisiana 1,170 6,435 $323K
Mississippi 951 5,615 $238K
Oklahoma 1,064 5,392 $252K
Arkansas 826 4,752 $201K
Connecticut 900 4,746 $258K
Kansas 832 4,586 $216K
Maryland 1,055 4,569 $283K
Utah 709 3,692 $199K
Nebraska 557 3,519 $191K
West Virginia 548 3,077 $146K
Nevada 607 2,934 $122K
Idaho 483 2,516 $165K
New Mexico 442 2,190 $99.9K
New Hampshire 423 2,046 $109K
Montana 355 1,943 $106K
Maine 439 1,936 $116K
South Dakota 318 1,864 $110K
North Dakota 281 1,663 $126K
Rhode Island 255 1,658 $67.7K
Hawaii 219 1,024 $67.2K
Vermont 151 754 $51.5K
District of Columbia 146 712 $29K
Delaware 162 710 $43.2K
Wyoming 82 447 $23.5K
Alaska 67 423 $17.9K
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 2015 includes more than 1.4 billion prescriptions written by nearly 1.4 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 447,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. More than 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 AZATHIOPRINE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
DONALD ROTH M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled65

PETOSKEY

Michigan

KEVIN LATINIS M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled64

LEAWOOD

Kansas

HASSAN ALISSA MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled64

SAN MARCOS

Texas

BASHAR KATIRJI MD

Neurology

Claims Filled64

CLEVELAND

Ohio

RICHARD DIETHELM M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled64

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

BRUCE BAETHGE M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled64

TEXAS CITY

Texas

PETAR LENERT MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled64

IOWA CITY

Iowa

MILIND KOTHARI DO

Neurology

Claims Filled64

HERSHEY

Pennsylvania

MICHAEL LIEVENS MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled64

WICHITA

Kansas

KRISTEN BOARDMAN PA

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled64

ANN ARBOR

Michigan

JAMES ABRAHAM M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled64

LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas

JOSEPH PARAMBIL M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled64

CLEVELAND

Ohio

MELISSA COSTNER MD

Dermatology

Claims Filled64

DALLAS

Texas

ROBERT PALMER DO

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled64

EVERETT

Washington

MARY ONEIL MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled64

CHEEKTOWAGA

New York

DEEPAK KUMAR MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled64

MOBILE

Alabama

GORDON HUGHES MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled64

MUNCIE

Indiana

DAVID NESSER M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled64

DALLAS

Texas

THOMAS WELTON M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled64

TOPEKA

Kansas

WILLIAM PETERSON M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled64

SPRINGFIELD

Illinois

GREGORY BORAK MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled64

SAVANNAH

Georgia

JEFFREY HORSTMYER M.D

Specialist

Claims Filled63

MIAMI

Florida

JEFFREY MURRAY M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled63

SIOUX FALLS

South Dakota

JAMES ALLEN MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled63

COLUMBUS

Ohio

STEPHEN WELSH MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled63

COLUMBIA

Missouri