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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 2014

406K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 386 of 3362

$13.7M
Retail Cost

Rank: 731 of 3362

75,959
Patients

Rank: 469 of 3362

43,468
Prescribers

Rank: 433 of 3362

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DMARDs Immunosuppressants

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 6,581 30,603 $1.14M
Texas 5,114 25,581 $788K
Florida 4,660 22,311 $678K
Pennsylvania 3,722 19,875 $722K
New York 3,564 18,675 $590K
Illinois 3,365 17,254 $595K
Ohio 3,282 17,102 $614K
North Carolina 2,821 15,662 $470K
Missouri 2,459 13,611 $454K
Wisconsin 2,310 12,641 $442K
Michigan 2,731 12,630 $503K
Tennessee 2,318 11,655 $364K
Indiana 2,236 11,502 $389K
Georgia 2,032 10,581 $307K
Washington 1,994 10,452 $381K
Minnesota 2,056 10,359 $460K
Massachusetts 1,776 9,730 $348K
Virginia 1,743 8,510 $294K
Alabama 1,520 8,394 $262K
Arizona 1,665 7,745 $245K
South Carolina 1,455 7,675 $225K
Oregon 1,444 7,670 $290K
Colorado 1,501 7,619 $282K
Kentucky 1,336 7,139 $241K
Iowa 1,015 6,273 $202K
New Jersey 1,328 6,215 $215K
Louisiana 1,071 5,779 $177K
Mississippi 923 5,340 $146K
Oklahoma 1,031 5,195 $166K
Kansas 840 4,691 $168K
Arkansas 786 4,467 $134K
Maryland 1,052 4,433 $179K
Connecticut 793 4,250 $136K
Nebraska 527 3,280 $109K
Utah 650 3,101 $117K
West Virginia 563 2,999 $96.3K
Nevada 584 2,902 $78.6K
Idaho 460 2,430 $85.2K
New Mexico 420 2,041 $72.3K
Montana 351 1,939 $68.4K
Maine 429 1,912 $70K
South Dakota 311 1,804 $65.4K
New Hampshire 378 1,776 $59.9K
Rhode Island 231 1,529 $44.2K
North Dakota 266 1,463 $57.4K
Hawaii 234 1,098 $37.5K
Vermont 148 749 $26.6K
Delaware 158 691 $29.6K
District of Columbia 138 622 $15.8K
Wyoming 86 476 $16.2K
Alaska 63 331 $10.2K
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 AZATHIOPRINE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
LISA MAHER MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled62

JACKSON

Mississippi

JEFFREY LAWSON M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled62

GREENVILLE

South Carolina

BAREND LOTZ MD

Neurology

Claims Filled62

MADISON

Wisconsin

MICHAEL FREEMAN M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled62

CAPE GIRARDEAU

Missouri

RICHARD DIETHELM M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled62

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

RAYMOND HARTKE M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled62

WAUSAU

Wisconsin

MARK JACKSON MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled61

KNOXVILLE

Tennessee

ADENRELE OLAJIDE M.D.07

Rheumatology

Claims Filled61

HUNTINGTON

West Virginia

AMRITPAL ANAND MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled61

SAINT JOSEPH

Michigan

ROGER EPSTEIN M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled61

SOMERSWORTH

New Hampshire

JAY DILIBERTO MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled61

HUNTINGTON BEACH

California

RAMESH KESAVALU M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled61

GLENDALE

California

RAUL ROMEA MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled61

ELK GROVE

California

JAMES PORTER MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled61

MADISON

Wisconsin

NIMISH VAKIL M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled61

SUMMIT

Wisconsin

JESSICA SHORT MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled61

FAYETTEVILLE

Arkansas

SUNITA PENMATCHA M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled61

BETTENDORF

Iowa

THOMAS HOWARD, III M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled61

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

SUMEET BHUSHAN M.D.

Legal Medicine

Claims Filled61

CHATTANOOGA

Tennessee

BARBARA PIASECKI MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled61

LAFAYETTE

Colorado

JOSEPH SHEPPE M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled61

COLUMBIA

South Carolina

DAVID RIDLEY M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled61

EAGAN

Minnesota

JAMES BYRD M.D., PH.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled61

WENATCHEE

Washington

ATHANASIOS TILIAKOS D.O.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled61

ATLANTA

Georgia

DARSHANKUMAR DAVE MD

Neurology

Claims Filled61

CHARLESTON

West Virginia