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SSD

SILVER SULFADIAZINE

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

146K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 591 of 3362

$3.17M
Retail Cost

Rank: 1128 of 3362

96,711
Patients

Rank: 426 of 3362

57,471
Prescribers

Rank: 378 of 3362

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
New York 10,069 18,049 $413K
California 7,800 11,423 $238K
Florida 5,814 9,395 $264K
Pennsylvania 5,322 7,657 $141K
Michigan 5,033 7,545 $161K
Ohio 4,479 6,891 $134K
Texas 4,819 6,730 $141K
New Jersey 3,903 6,628 $152K
Illinois 3,160 4,547 $101K
North Carolina 3,034 4,451 $99.4K
Missouri 2,875 4,316 $101K
Kentucky 2,859 4,196 $83.6K
Georgia 2,708 3,664 $74.1K
Arizona 2,512 3,462 $73.9K
Tennessee 2,459 3,303 $66.8K
Alabama 2,160 2,975 $67.8K
Washington 1,857 2,440 $46.1K
Virginia 1,665 2,397 $42.3K
Wisconsin 1,553 2,389 $49.3K
Iowa 1,647 2,340 $49.8K
Oklahoma 1,443 2,250 $55.9K
Arkansas 1,335 2,199 $57.6K
Indiana 1,427 2,115 $46.8K
Minnesota 1,354 2,084 $43.1K
South Carolina 1,161 1,603 $31.9K
Oregon 1,128 1,601 $30.9K
Maryland 1,037 1,545 $32.4K
Mississippi 1,008 1,353 $28.4K
Massachusetts 889 1,308 $24.6K
Kansas 853 1,289 $26.6K
West Virginia 896 1,283 $25.9K
Colorado 855 1,133 $20.6K
Louisiana 780 1,021 $20.8K
Nebraska 680 917 $17.4K
Connecticut 637 794 $15.4K
Utah 469 669 $14.8K
Hawaii 442 619 $14.6K
South Dakota 435 605 $12.8K
Nevada 451 596 $13.2K
New Mexico 335 510 $8,039
Idaho 354 480 $9,431
North Dakota 251 448 $10.9K
Montana 261 340 $6,995
Maine 228 320 $5,797
Delaware 249 306 $6,506
Rhode Island 182 257 $5,122
Vermont 160 249 $6,515
New Hampshire 162 224 $3,630
District of Columbia 96 170 $3,661
Wyoming 112 138 $2,356
Alaska 54 78 $1,933
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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