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AZATHIOPRINE

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 2013

375K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 388 of 3238

$11.1M
Retail Cost

Rank: 754 of 3238

68,901
Patients

Rank: 455 of 3238

40,898
Prescribers

Rank: 424 of 3238

User Reviews of AZATHIOPRINE »

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Alternatives:

DMARDs Immunosuppressants

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 6,081 28,245 $993K
Texas 4,509 23,406 $618K
Florida 4,148 19,965 $562K
Pennsylvania 3,493 18,852 $572K
New York 3,247 17,431 $513K
Ohio 3,078 16,129 $501K
Illinois 2,920 15,081 $484K
North Carolina 2,496 14,154 $359K
Missouri 2,169 12,017 $344K
Wisconsin 2,082 11,838 $368K
Michigan 2,478 11,470 $375K
Tennessee 2,059 10,991 $301K
Indiana 2,086 10,854 $350K
Minnesota 1,943 10,035 $355K
Washington 1,825 9,576 $281K
Georgia 1,765 9,427 $242K
Massachusetts 1,647 9,162 $250K
Alabama 1,441 8,184 $202K
Virginia 1,626 7,981 $258K
Oregon 1,325 7,385 $232K
Arizona 1,490 7,252 $225K
Colorado 1,295 6,730 $229K
Kentucky 1,195 6,464 $194K
South Carolina 1,165 6,116 $178K
Iowa 970 5,993 $160K
New Jersey 1,244 5,929 $188K
Louisiana 939 5,266 $130K
Mississippi 827 4,833 $109K
Oklahoma 956 4,755 $129K
Kansas 792 4,438 $132K
Maryland 913 3,930 $143K
Connecticut 720 3,901 $106K
Arkansas 660 3,880 $95.7K
Nebraska 501 3,163 $86.1K
Utah 564 2,908 $96.7K
West Virginia 495 2,700 $75.8K
Nevada 486 2,659 $66.4K
Idaho 414 2,293 $63.9K
Maine 422 2,195 $65.4K
New Mexico 398 1,961 $60.6K
Montana 319 1,897 $50.5K
South Dakota 313 1,880 $56.3K
New Hampshire 334 1,566 $47.3K
North Dakota 243 1,494 $43.3K
Rhode Island 238 1,487 $39.3K
Hawaii 227 1,102 $27.7K
Vermont 143 773 $22.7K
Delaware 135 579 $23K
District of Columbia 108 535 $13.1K
Wyoming 68 353 $9,482
Alaska 62 290 $8,913
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 AZATHIOPRINE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
THOMAS HARKCOM MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled58

SAINT PAUL

Minnesota

JEANNE BENDER NP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled58

SAGINAW

Michigan

SYED ABBAS M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled58

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

JAMES PORTER MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled58

MADISON

Wisconsin

GREGORY GIBBONS MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled57

COLUMBUS

Ohio

UDAY SHANKAR M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled57

HAZARD

Kentucky

FREDERICK SCHNURE M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled57

FALL RIVER

Massachusetts

WALTER MARBACH MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled57

CRESTWOOD

Illinois

SHERRY GUARDIANO D.O.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled57

KEENE

New Hampshire

SATINDERPAL SONDHI M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled57

CLEARWATER

Florida

JAMES SIMPSON M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled57

MOBILE

Alabama

GRACE MAKHLOUF M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled57

SUGAR LAND

Texas

KHANH HO M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled57

BATON ROUGE

Louisiana

BARRY EIBSCHUTZ M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled57

SAN LUIS OBISPO

California

TROY TAKAGISHI MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled57

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

ROBERT HEACOCK M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled57

FINDLAY

Ohio

WILLIAM STAHL M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled57

MARQUETTE

Michigan

RICHARD PENA M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled57

WICHITA FALLS

Texas

KEITH WILLE MD

Critical Care Medicine

Claims Filled57

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

FREDERICK WEBER MD

Hepatology

Claims Filled57

CINCINNATI

Ohio

SAVANNA BORNE FNP

Registered Nurse

Claims Filled57

MINNEAPOLIS

Minnesota

MARTHA GRANDITS MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled57

SAINT PAUL

Minnesota

VIVEK MEHTA MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled57

FREEPORT

Illinois

VANCE BRAY M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled57

DENVER

Colorado

CARLOS ZEVALLOS D.O.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled57

AKRON

Ohio