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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
MICHAEL BOLGER M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled107

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

JOSEPH VIVERETTE M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled106

GREENSBURG

Pennsylvania

STEPHEN JANNEY MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled106

ST LOUIS

Missouri

RANJAN SAPRA M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled106

FOUNTAIN VALLEY

California

HASAN BIT-SHAWISH MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled106

ALTOONA

Pennsylvania

CARLOS VIDAL M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled106

MIAMI

Florida

BASIL AHMED M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled106

ALLENTOWN

Pennsylvania

WILLIAM SPIELVOGLE M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled105

GREENVILLE

Pennsylvania

JULIO GARCIA M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled105

MIAMI

Florida

HABIB DOSS MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled105

NASHVILLE

Tennessee

STEVEN MAMUS M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled105

SARASOTA

Florida

WRIGHT SHIELDS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled104

NEW BERN

North Carolina

ROBERT ZIELINSKI MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled104

WILLIAMSVILLE

New York

DANIEL WALSH MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled104

GRAND FORKS

North Dakota

LUIS CHU M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled104

SARASOTA

Florida

HAMED DAW MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled104

CLEVELAND

Ohio

ANDREW HORODNER M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled103

REDONDO BEACH

California

HAROLD MARGOLIS DO

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled103

MADISON HEIGHTS

Michigan

SUDARSHAN DODDABELE MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled103

KNOXVILLE

Tennessee

MARK DELEON M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled103

SAN ANTONIO

Texas

RAVITHARAN KRISHNADASAN M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled102

TUCSON

Arizona

MICHAEL VEEDER MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled102

PEORIA

Illinois

WILLIAM ESLER MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled102

AMARILLO

Texas

LIN SOE MBBS, MPH, TM

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled101

CAMERON PARK

California

ARTHUR RABINOWITZ MD

Hematology

Claims Filled101

BURLINGTON

Massachusetts