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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
REGINA CRAWFORD M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled102

DURHAM

North Carolina

ANTHONY BOTTI M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled102

LIVINGSTON

New Jersey

MAYDA ARIAS M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled102

FT LAUDERDALE

Florida

SUSHIL MEHROTRA MD

Medical Oncology

Claims Filled102

WHEELING

West Virginia

SHABBIR AHMAD M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled101

ALTOONA

Pennsylvania

LAWRENCE BRENNAN MD

Medical Oncology

Claims Filled101

CRESTVIEW HILLS

Kentucky

TIMOTHY WOODLOCK MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled101

ROCHESTER

New York

ANDREW EISENBERG M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled101

YPSILANTI

Michigan

SANG HUH MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled101

TERRE HAUTE

Indiana

MARK DRUCK MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled100

JERSEY CITY

New Jersey

WILLIAM SCOTT M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled100

GRAND RAPIDS

Michigan

MARK GRAND MD

Claims Filled100

BROOKLYN

New York

SHU HSU MD

Hematology

Claims Filled98

VISALIA

California

WILLIAM MORICONI M.D.

Medical Oncology

Claims Filled98

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

JAVIER ROCA MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled98

FRESH MEADOWS

New York

GREGORY ORTEGA MD

Specialist

Claims Filled98

ORANGE CITY

Florida

DAVID DIUGUID M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled98

NEW YORK

New York

MARK DELEON M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled98

FREDERICKSBURG

Texas

ROBERT ZIELINSKI MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled97

WILLIAMSVILLE

New York

LAVANYA TIRIVEEDHI M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled97

SPRINGFIELD

Missouri

WILLIAM SPIELVOGLE M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled97

GREENVILLE

Pennsylvania

LYNNE KAMINER MD

Hematology

Claims Filled97

EVANSTON

Illinois

LLOYD BARRON MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled97

ALLENTOWN

Pennsylvania

ALAN LICHTIN MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled97

CLEVELAND

Ohio

VICTOR VAZQUEZ-RODRIGUEZ M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled97

AGUADILLA

Puerto Rico