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SYNTHROID

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

4.29M
Medicare Part D Claims
$124M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
Florida 438,761 $12.8M
New York 395,349 $11.8M
Pennsylvania 298,018 $7.65M
California 293,234 $8.97M
North Carolina 268,287 $6.89M
Texas 234,238 $7.11M
Ohio 162,634 $4.95M
Georgia 152,151 $4.27M
New Jersey 145,919 $4.68M
Illinois 108,396 $3.22M
Indiana 102,470 $3.01M
Missouri 100,107 $2.77M
Virginia 98,776 $2.91M
Louisiana 98,330 $2.54M
Tennessee 96,940 $2.62M
Michigan 87,732 $2.69M
Kentucky 84,326 $2.24M
Mississippi 73,619 $1.84M
South Carolina 73,556 $2.06M
Arizona 65,812 $2.2M
Connecticut 63,370 $2.18M
Alabama 61,216 $1.66M
Kansas 55,202 $1.63M
Massachusetts 50,292 $1.45M
Oklahoma 50,225 $1.37M
West Virginia 49,057 $1.34M
Washington 48,370 $1.42M
Colorado 47,102 $1.5M
Arkansas 46,577 $1.16M
Maryland 43,380 $1.7M
Wisconsin 42,284 $1.28M
Oregon 39,172 $1.23M
Iowa 33,115 $922K
Nebraska 28,772 $817K
Minnesota 26,818 $1.03M
Utah 25,905 $794K
Nevada 24,587 $765K
Rhode Island 24,483 $663K
New Mexico 22,873 $556K
South Dakota 15,567 $451K
Idaho 15,161 $462K
Hawaii 13,488 $335K
Delaware 13,371 $357K
New Hampshire 13,192 $408K
Maine 12,778 $470K
Montana 10,664 $295K
Wyoming 8,610 $255K
Alaska 7,114 $171K
North Dakota 6,605 $207K
Vermont 6,583 $206K
District of Columbia 2,534 $88.4K
About This Data

ProPublica obtained prescribing data from Medicare’s prescription drug benefit, known as Part D, under the Freedom of Information Act. The data for 2012 includes more than 1.2 billion prescriptions written by nearly 1.5 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 382,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost three-fourths went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients. Methodology »

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Top prescribers for SYNTHROID

Provider Medicare Claims City State
JESSICA ROSA MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled4,214

CAROLINA

Puerto Rico

VICTOR VERGARA ABREU MD

Specialist

Claims Filled3,824

YABUCOA

Puerto Rico

ANGEL ALEJANDRO M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled3,811

MIAMI

Florida

MANUEL ALEGRE

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled3,119

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

RAMON ORTIZ CARRASQUILLO M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled3,100

MANATI

Puerto Rico

FRANCISCO HERNANDEZ M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled3,033

MIAMI

Florida

EDNA MELENDEZ REYES MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled2,897

CAGUAS

Puerto Rico

JORGE MARTINEZ MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled2,863

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico

CESAR TRABANCO MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled2,537

PONCE

Puerto Rico

AYMAR RODRIGUEZ M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled2,516

CAGUAS

Puerto Rico

ANGELO ROSADO PEREZ M.D

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled2,488

CAGUAS

Puerto Rico

HORIDEL FEBO M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled2,454

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

ALTAGRACIA ALCANTARA M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled2,400

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico

ANA LUGARO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,381

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

HARRY JIMENEZ MD

Specialist

Claims Filled2,256

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico

MIRNA MALDONADO VEGA MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled2,063

MANATI

Puerto Rico

LOURDES LAGONOWICZ M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled2,017

MIAMI

Florida

FUAD ASHKAR M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled1,993

MIAMI

Florida

RICHARD DODD M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled1,988

ASHEVILLE

North Carolina

FRANCISCO NADAL M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled1,905

PONCE

Puerto Rico

MARTHA GOMEZ MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled1,875

RIO PIEDRAS

Puerto Rico

SOFIA VASQUEZ SOLOMON MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled1,773

HIALEAH

Florida

PAUL MARGULIES MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled1,720

MANHASSET

New York

MARIA MIRANDA MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled1,687

TOA BAJA

Puerto Rico

JOSEPH DEHAVEN M D

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled1,681

SAVANNAH

Georgia