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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
ROSEMARY CARROLL M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled115

CHICAGO

Illinois

ALAN SAVEN M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled115

LA JOLLA

California

CHARLES BOMZER MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled115

MILWAUKEE

Wisconsin

EDWARD WAGNER M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled114

LAGUNA NIGUEL

California

GARY CECCHI M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled114

BERKELEY

California

ZORAIDA MENDEZ MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled113

SALEM

Ohio

RAYMOND LEE M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled113

SAN JOSE

California

KAYE KAWAHARA M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled113

HONOLULU

Hawaii

RAVITHARAN KRISHNADASAN M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled112

TUCSON

Arizona

ROBERT KRAETSCH MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled112

LAKE ST LOUIS

Missouri

ILAN SHAPIRA MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled112

NEW YORK

New York

KELTY BAKER MD

Hematology

Claims Filled112

HOUSTON

Texas

JEFFREY SILBERBERG M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled112

FREEHOLD

New Jersey

THOMAS GRIBBIN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled111

GRAND RAPIDS

Michigan

HARINDER JUNEJA M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled111

HOUSTON

Texas

MICHAEL KRABAK MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled111

WILLIAMSVILLE

New York

DOUGLAS COLLINS M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled110

ATLANTA

Georgia

JONATHAN BLITZER MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled110

LONG BEACH

California

HARVEY ZIMBLER M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled110

PITTSFIELD

Massachusetts

DANIEL WALSH MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled109

GRAND FORKS

North Dakota

BOBBY GRAHAM M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled109

JACKSON

Mississippi

STEPHEN LICHTER M.D.

Medical Oncology

Claims Filled108

BROOKLYN

New York

BALAGOPALAN NAIR M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled108

LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas

RAMALINGAM RATNASABAPATHY M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled108

HENDERSON

Nevada

SHOUKRI WISA MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled108

BATAVIA

New York