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LEFLUNOMIDE

Treats rheumatoid arthritis in adults. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

391K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 390 of 3362

$20.9M
Retail Cost

Rank: 627 of 3362

77,541
Patients

Rank: 464 of 3362

19,637
Prescribers

Rank: 627 of 3362

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Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 8,277 38,643 $2.29M
Texas 7,677 36,201 $1.93M
Florida 5,294 23,782 $1.23M
New York 4,015 20,649 $1.21M
Ohio 3,362 16,011 $1.1M
North Carolina 2,930 15,664 $644K
Pennsylvania 2,934 14,970 $945K
Illinois 3,017 14,865 $733K
Missouri 2,590 14,206 $650K
Georgia 2,337 12,096 $604K
Tennessee 2,162 10,643 $482K
Indiana 2,022 9,858 $520K
Michigan 2,245 9,754 $610K
Washington 1,697 8,332 $361K
Kentucky 1,531 8,181 $436K
Wisconsin 1,472 7,646 $391K
Louisiana 1,395 7,201 $325K
Alabama 1,365 6,984 $307K
Arizona 1,414 6,855 $395K
Colorado 1,391 6,774 $312K
New Jersey 1,535 6,722 $426K
Massachusetts 1,336 6,674 $523K
South Carolina 1,335 6,602 $299K
Minnesota 1,470 6,374 $398K
Virginia 1,330 6,232 $361K
Arkansas 1,014 5,981 $243K
Oklahoma 1,232 5,862 $271K
Oregon 1,023 4,931 $243K
Iowa 807 4,560 $217K
Kansas 810 4,214 $221K
Mississippi 791 4,175 $194K
Nevada 732 3,457 $141K
Connecticut 685 3,249 $220K
New Mexico 660 3,097 $138K
Maryland 741 2,891 $210K
West Virginia 450 2,481 $132K
Utah 504 2,283 $115K
South Dakota 394 2,184 $90K
Nebraska 343 2,123 $90.3K
Montana 387 2,028 $86.4K
Idaho 372 1,855 $96.3K
New Hampshire 389 1,692 $89.9K
Maine 383 1,594 $139K
North Dakota 246 1,169 $54.5K
Delaware 264 990 $78.3K
Rhode Island 154 859 $38.9K
Hawaii 143 742 $50.2K
Wyoming 124 650 $31.9K
Vermont 74 340 $21.2K
Alaska 63 310 $15.6K
District of Columbia 71 268 $14.5K
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 LEFLUNOMIDE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
NOEMI VARELA-ROSARIO MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled1,389

AGUADA

Puerto Rico

JORGE ZAMORA-QUEZADA M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled1,154

EDINBURG

Texas

SALMAN AHMAD MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled923

LUBBOCK

Texas

ELVIN GARCIA M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled762

MCALLEN

Texas

STEVEN COHEN MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled711

TYLER

Texas

PATRICK TIMMS M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled691

PUEBLO

Colorado

JAMES DENEKE MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled684

FORT SMITH

Arkansas

WILLIAM TIDMORE M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled669

VALDOSTA

Georgia

DAVID SIKES MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled660

ZEPHYRHILLS

Florida

ROBERT ARTHUR MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled657

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

SHABANA KARIM M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled614

GREENVILLE

Mississippi

TIMOTHY LENARDO M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled601

TERRE HAUTE

Indiana

MARIA VINTIMILLA M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled594

NEW SMYRNA BEACH

Florida

RITA EGAN M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled592

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

MARTA BOGNAR M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled590

GAINESVILLE

Georgia

NEIL BRAUNSTEIN MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled589

LAS VEGAS

Nevada

SANDRA HOFFMANN M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled582

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

SIVALINGAM KANAGASEGAR MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled569

CROSSVILLE

Tennessee

ADRIANA POP MOODY MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled539

CORPUS CHRISTI

Texas

WILLIAM BRELSFORD MD, FACP, FACR

Rheumatology

Claims Filled524

TYLER

Texas

JAMES BEEKMAN MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled523

GREENSBORO

North Carolina

STEVEN STERN MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled521

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

WENDY LEE MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled517

MYRTLE BEACH

South Carolina

THOMAS LEAHEY D.O.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled515

ARDMORE

Oklahoma

PADMA VELLANKI M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled511

WOOSTER

Ohio