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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
MOHAMMED NASHAWATY M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled113

EDINA

Minnesota

MORGAN MCLEMORE M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled113

ATLANTA

Georgia

SAMUEL BURSTEIN M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled112

SWANSEA

Illinois

THOMAS GRIBBIN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled112

GRAND RAPIDS

Michigan

RICHARD MCDONOUGH M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled112

ZEPHYRHILLS

Florida

XIUSHENG QIN M.D., PH.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled110

JOHNSON CITY

New York

LAWRENCE CYTRYN MD

Hematology

Claims Filled110

BRONX

New York

PETER RINTELS M.D.

Hematology

Claims Filled110

CRANSTON

Rhode Island

JOSE MELO M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled110

PLANTATION

Florida

BORIANA KAMENOVA MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled110

WATERLOO

Iowa

MAURICE MARKUS M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled110

COLORADO SPRINGS

Colorado

ELLIOTT DICKMAN MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled110

MAYFIELD HTS

Ohio

BOBBY GRAHAM M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled110

JACKSON

Mississippi

YIJUN CHENG M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled109

BUFFALO

New York

MOHAMMED SABBAGH MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled109

VICTORIA

Texas

MICHAEL STIPANOV MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled109

CHATTANOOGA

Tennessee

ILAN SHAPIRA MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled109

NEW YORK

New York

JAMES BUTERA M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled109

PROVIDENCE

Rhode Island

GEORGE BASCOM M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled108

KEARNEY

Nebraska

NASHAT GABRAIL M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled108

CANTON

Ohio

ZORAIDA MENDEZ MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled108

SALEM

Ohio

RIZWAN DANISH MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled108

FLINT

Michigan

TARUN KEWALRAMANI MD

Medical Oncology

Claims Filled107

BURLINGTON

Massachusetts

OMER KOC MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled107

CLEVELAND

Ohio

CHRIS KNIGHT M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled107

YOUNGSTOWN

Ohio