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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 2013

320K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 418 of 3238

$11.5M
Retail Cost

Rank: 745 of 3238

57,769
Patients

Rank: 491 of 3238

29,643
Prescribers

Rank: 488 of 3238

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Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 6,424 31,458 $1.47M
New York 4,682 24,835 $879K
Florida 4,816 24,587 $829K
Pennsylvania 3,097 17,733 $582K
Texas 3,342 17,080 $585K
Ohio 2,609 13,967 $539K
Illinois 2,160 11,645 $401K
North Carolina 2,017 11,298 $375K
Michigan 2,106 10,425 $382K
New Jersey 1,840 8,982 $335K
Georgia 1,609 8,941 $307K
Massachusetts 1,544 8,535 $293K
Wisconsin 1,336 7,914 $274K
Missouri 1,313 7,659 $248K
Virginia 1,323 6,858 $243K
Indiana 1,238 6,673 $239K
Minnesota 1,258 6,669 $262K
Tennessee 1,197 6,151 $209K
Washington 1,106 5,971 $203K
Arizona 1,155 5,722 $208K
Alabama 922 5,161 $170K
Oregon 920 4,705 $200K
Connecticut 896 4,542 $167K
South Carolina 890 4,479 $157K
Louisiana 791 4,307 $148K
Iowa 646 4,275 $126K
Kentucky 693 3,921 $130K
Colorado 720 3,607 $150K
Maryland 779 3,476 $136K
Kansas 501 2,954 $100K
Arkansas 487 2,917 $88.9K
Oklahoma 517 2,734 $94K
Mississippi 493 2,732 $86.6K
Nebraska 398 2,678 $80.8K
Nevada 486 2,401 $83.1K
West Virginia 330 1,820 $57.2K
Rhode Island 274 1,701 $48.2K
New Mexico 303 1,485 $54.3K
Maine 290 1,421 $48.3K
Utah 285 1,398 $51.7K
North Dakota 221 1,380 $43.7K
South Dakota 202 1,345 $44.1K
Idaho 230 1,296 $43.7K
New Hampshire 232 1,242 $43.2K
Montana 186 1,091 $34.1K
Hawaii 218 1,072 $39K
Delaware 170 713 $31.9K
Vermont 130 653 $23.8K
District of Columbia 121 506 $21.7K
Wyoming 52 267 $7,267
Alaska 35 197 $6,286
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 HYDROXYUREA

Provider Medicare Claims City State
LORI HEMROCK M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled143

YOUNGSTOWN

Ohio

JAMES GLAUBER MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled142

ST LOUIS

Missouri

KENNETH YAMAMOTO MD

Medical Oncology

Claims Filled142

SAN FRANCISCO

California

CHARINA TOSTE APN

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled141

HENDERSON

Nevada

CONSTANTIN DASANU M.D., PH.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled140

RANCHO MIRAGE

California

BRETT BRINKER M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled138

GRAND RAPIDS

Michigan

DONALD WENDER M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled137

SIOUX CITY

Iowa

ISOSCELES GARBES MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled137

WEST SENECA

New York

RITA PASCHAL MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled133

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

BRADLEY HIATT DO

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled132

DES MOINES

Iowa

THOMAS JONES MD

Medical Oncology

Claims Filled131

LAFAYETTE

Indiana

RAMAN SOOD M.D.

Medical Oncology

Claims Filled131

DUNKIRK

New York

STANLEY SCHINKE M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled130

HEMET

California

RAKESH ROHATGI M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled129

THE VILLAGES

Florida

SUDARSHAN DODDABELE MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled127

KNOXVILLE

Tennessee

JOEL SCHOR M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled126

BLUEFIELD

West Virginia

CHARLES CONLON MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled126

SUGAR LAND

Texas

WALLY SMITH M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled126

RICHMOND

Virginia

ROBERT GITTIN M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled121

BURLINGTON

North Carolina

ERIC BATTS M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled120

HOLLAND

Michigan

ANDREW KELLUM MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled120

TUPELO

Mississippi

ELLIOTT DICKMAN MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled118

MAYFIELD HTS

Ohio

BORIANA KAMENOVA MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled116

WATERLOO

Iowa

MARCEL ODAIMI MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled116

STATEN ISLAND

New York

STEPHEN FIRSHEIN MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled116

HARTFORD

Connecticut