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ALLOPURINOL

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2013

7.63M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 38 of 3238

$62.4M
Retail Cost

Rank: 312 of 3238

1,480,984
Patients

Rank: 53 of 3238

274,827
Prescribers

Rank: 59 of 3238

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 163,434 762,094 $8.59M
Florida 110,312 528,238 $4.1M
Texas 89,690 429,470 $3.26M
New York 86,178 427,045 $3.47M
Pennsylvania 69,021 387,114 $2.76M
Ohio 68,395 346,727 $2.92M
North Carolina 53,095 296,763 $2.1M
Illinois 55,629 282,424 $2.2M
Georgia 45,036 250,836 $1.8M
Michigan 56,482 239,290 $2.02M
Tennessee 40,079 219,910 $1.58M
Missouri 33,712 187,414 $1.42M
Indiana 37,016 181,152 $1.56M
Wisconsin 33,930 173,107 $1.52M
Massachusetts 31,362 172,128 $1.33M
Alabama 30,541 168,766 $1.15M
Virginia 33,007 164,808 $1.38M
Kentucky 26,593 153,851 $1.16M
New Jersey 35,468 152,435 $1.31M
Louisiana 24,498 137,745 $940K
Washington 28,109 136,093 $1.15M
Minnesota 27,172 126,444 $1.06M
South Carolina 23,805 125,588 $906K
Arizona 27,380 116,312 $992K
Iowa 18,936 110,532 $762K
Mississippi 18,632 110,311 $697K
Arkansas 16,493 96,379 $617K
Oregon 19,270 95,050 $821K
Colorado 19,793 92,513 $1.04M
Oklahoma 18,429 91,145 $721K
Kansas 15,057 84,541 $650K
Connecticut 17,063 81,433 $718K
Maryland 18,028 75,813 $727K
Nebraska 10,209 62,367 $425K
West Virginia 11,447 61,181 $441K
Nevada 12,068 52,818 $439K
Hawaii 10,018 51,096 $470K
Utah 8,329 37,044 $306K
New Mexico 7,836 35,868 $298K
Idaho 7,128 35,027 $262K
Maine 7,719 34,664 $328K
Rhode Island 5,495 34,655 $257K
South Dakota 4,765 27,654 $192K
Montana 5,317 27,525 $211K
North Dakota 4,658 25,325 $184K
New Hampshire 4,897 23,140 $218K
Delaware 4,462 17,180 $170K
Wyoming 2,489 12,917 $105K
Vermont 2,645 12,172 $107K
District of Columbia 2,152 9,823 $92.9K
Alaska 1,416 8,468 $64.6K
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 ALLOPURINOL

Provider Medicare Claims City State
WEI SUN M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled1,887

NEW YORK

New York

MIRZA HAMIRANI M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled1,423

VIENNA

West Virginia

RAYMOND DERDERIAN M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled1,205

BEAUMONT

Texas

FRANCISCO PONS MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled1,162

MIAMI

Florida

JOSEPH THOMAS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,004

VALDOSTA

Georgia

PANKAJ VYAS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,000

BENSON

North Carolina

STEPHEN THOMSEN MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled988

UNION CITY

New Jersey

BASHAR ALZAHABI MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled977

EFFINGHAM

Illinois

LISA WEBER M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled971

WICHITA

Kansas

DANIEL HURLEY M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled930

BEECH GROVE

Indiana

TONG SUN MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled880

MODESTO

California

RAFFI MINASIAN MD

Specialist

Claims Filled849

GLENDALE

California

MOHAMMED SIKDER M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled847

TUCSON

Arizona

SHYAMAL SARKAR MD

Specialist

Claims Filled806

JACKSON

Tennessee

GARY REZNIK MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled776

LOS ANGELES

California

JOHN RICHARD M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled748

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

MARIA ORIG MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled739

CARROLLTON

Georgia

VIJAY NATH M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled721

MARIETTA

Georgia

CARLOS IGLESIAS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled711

CORAL GABLES

Florida

MICHAEL LEE MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled710

FORT DODGE

Iowa

FADI AKOUM M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled708

RICHLAND

Washington

OSVALDO JIMENEZ-MERCADO M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled708

SANTURCE

Puerto Rico

SANJAY MADAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled697

CLEARWATER

Florida

TERENCE FRINKS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled691

TUCKER

Georgia

LEON COHEN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled681

MERRITT ISLAND

Florida