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HYDROXYUREA

Treats certain types of cancer, including leukemia, skin cancer, ovarian cancer, and head and neck cancer. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

339K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 418 of 3362

$11M
Retail Cost

Rank: 792 of 3362

61,925
Patients

Rank: 500 of 3362

30,469
Prescribers

Rank: 512 of 3362

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Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 6,806 33,608 $1.31M
New York 4,975 26,098 $810K
Florida 5,249 25,885 $809K
Pennsylvania 3,241 18,606 $564K
Texas 3,647 18,444 $587K
Ohio 2,692 14,226 $505K
Illinois 2,511 13,241 $417K
North Carolina 2,195 12,454 $376K
Michigan 2,259 10,684 $368K
Georgia 1,751 9,605 $316K
New Jersey 1,913 9,225 $309K
Massachusetts 1,633 9,196 $283K
Missouri 1,396 8,026 $228K
Wisconsin 1,387 7,941 $247K
Virginia 1,399 7,440 $227K
Indiana 1,330 7,206 $227K
Minnesota 1,332 6,990 $260K
Tennessee 1,315 6,672 $205K
Washington 1,162 5,976 $192K
Arizona 1,256 5,950 $202K
South Carolina 1,082 5,494 $166K
Alabama 953 5,033 $157K
Connecticut 946 5,000 $155K
Oregon 904 4,604 $182K
Louisiana 834 4,508 $140K
Iowa 687 4,241 $118K
Kentucky 750 4,221 $127K
Colorado 870 4,196 $148K
Maryland 911 4,102 $137K
Arkansas 528 3,189 $85.2K
Kansas 550 3,143 $96.2K
Nebraska 449 2,954 $79.6K
Mississippi 516 2,920 $83.1K
Oklahoma 528 2,683 $84.5K
Nevada 494 2,362 $76.7K
Rhode Island 275 1,825 $47.7K
West Virginia 328 1,818 $53.3K
New Mexico 352 1,748 $56.3K
South Dakota 213 1,431 $40.1K
Maine 298 1,424 $45.3K
Idaho 263 1,418 $43.9K
New Hampshire 278 1,415 $44.2K
Utah 300 1,406 $49.2K
North Dakota 246 1,405 $41.8K
Hawaii 235 1,240 $41.6K
Montana 196 1,140 $34.2K
Delaware 177 765 $32.5K
Vermont 136 646 $20.8K
District of Columbia 139 553 $18.3K
Wyoming 64 375 $9,984
Alaska 40 185 $6,536
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 HYDROXYUREA

Provider Medicare Claims City State
ABDULLAH KUTLAR MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled281

AUGUSTA

Georgia

WILLIAM PIERCE M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled234

SALEM

Oregon

RITA PASCHAL MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled217

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

SERGIO XIQUES M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled193

MIAMI

Florida

EDDIE HU M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled185

ALHAMBRA

California

SAADIA CHOHAN MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled184

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

MOREY BLINDER MD

Hematology

Claims Filled184

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

WARREN BANTA MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled183

LOS ANGELES

California

ELLIOTT WINTON M.D.

Hematology

Claims Filled183

ATLANTA

Georgia

JAYANTHI SRINIVASIAH MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled178

DECATUR

Georgia

PAUL SWERDLOW MD

Hematology

Claims Filled176

DETROIT

Michigan

ANNE GREIST M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled173

INDIANAPOLIS

Indiana

ROSLYN ROMANOWSKI MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled170

WILLIAMSVILLE

New York

CHARLES BOMZER MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled165

MILWAUKEE

Wisconsin

ERIC BATTS M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled164

HOLLAND

Michigan

RICHARD MUNDIS M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled162

KANSAS CITY

Missouri

KAMAL PATEL M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled162

LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas

MIKHAIL GRINBERG MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled162

BROOKLYN

New York

DAVID DIUGUID M.D.

Hematology

Claims Filled158

NEW YORK

New York

WALLY SMITH M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled155

RICHMOND

Virginia

KENNETH YAMAMOTO MD

Medical Oncology

Claims Filled154

SAN FRANCISCO

California

ALAN SAVEN M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled153

LA JOLLA

California

SHARIF KHAN M.D.

Hematology

Claims Filled149

DANVILLE

Pennsylvania

ROBERT KRAETSCH MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled147

LAKE ST LOUIS

Missouri

ANDREW SCHNEIDER M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled146

TAMARAC

Florida