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ACYCLOVIR

Zovirax (Acyclovir) is an antiviral medication that stops viruses from growing. It shortens the amount of time infections like shingles, chickenpox, and herpes will last. Source: Iodine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

1.53M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 179 of 3362

$76.2M
Retail Cost

Rank: 298 of 3362

617,002
Patients

Rank: 129 of 3362

255,061
Prescribers

Rank: 74 of 3362

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Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 98,849 231,487 $8.67M
Florida 53,975 131,931 $8.34M
Texas 39,394 86,976 $4.18M
New York 28,571 73,093 $11M
Ohio 22,494 55,451 $2.6M
Michigan 22,737 53,214 $3.16M
Washington 17,558 46,762 $1.23M
North Carolina 16,539 43,775 $1.74M
Georgia 17,135 43,037 $1.91M
Arizona 17,725 42,775 $1.29M
Tennessee 17,508 41,485 $1.63M
Pennsylvania 16,569 41,238 $2.74M
Illinois 16,859 41,015 $2.17M
Missouri 14,969 40,587 $1.41M
Indiana 14,806 34,913 $1.3M
Oregon 12,738 34,544 $891K
Massachusetts 10,857 31,680 $1.56M
Colorado 12,313 31,354 $889K
Virginia 11,470 28,290 $1.11M
Wisconsin 8,888 25,349 $772K
Kentucky 11,295 24,258 $1.13M
Alabama 10,295 24,198 $1.28M
South Carolina 9,288 22,656 $835K
Minnesota 8,912 22,306 $848K
Oklahoma 8,990 20,430 $728K
New Jersey 9,057 20,137 $2.51M
Arkansas 7,770 19,629 $659K
Louisiana 8,074 18,974 $920K
Kansas 7,315 18,768 $477K
Nevada 6,617 15,587 $615K
Iowa 5,667 15,079 $482K
Maryland 6,303 14,889 $942K
Mississippi 6,139 13,464 $537K
New Mexico 5,881 13,227 $564K
Connecticut 3,898 10,185 $679K
Utah 4,093 9,582 $345K
West Virginia 3,693 8,524 $416K
Idaho 3,492 8,428 $259K
Nebraska 2,900 7,741 $254K
Maine 2,298 6,206 $255K
New Hampshire 1,912 5,493 $200K
Montana 2,143 5,371 $159K
Hawaii 2,480 5,353 $337K
Rhode Island 1,710 4,639 $243K
Delaware 1,372 3,601 $194K
South Dakota 1,273 3,349 $111K
Vermont 1,062 2,816 $94.8K
North Dakota 1,072 2,599 $69.2K
District of Columbia 981 2,572 $119K
Wyoming 849 1,940 $54.8K
Alaska 537 1,497 $60.1K
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 ACYCLOVIR

Provider Medicare Claims City State
JOHN ZURLO MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled50

HERSHEY

Pennsylvania

SAMEER GUPTA MD, MPH

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled50

BRYN MAWR

Pennsylvania

JANE NORRIS P.A.-C.

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled50

PALO ALTO

California

STEVEN PINCUS MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled50

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

DAVID HERMAN M.D.

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled50

ALBANY

New York

VAHID FEIZ M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled50

SACRAMENTO

California

MIGUEL CONDE MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled50

LIVINGSTON

New Jersey

WILLIAM REID MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled50

FRANKLIN

Tennessee

NICOLE FRAM MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled50

LOS ANGELES

California

HOWARD ROLINS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

GREEN VALLEY

Arizona

MIGUEL RODRIGUEZ MAY MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

MIAMI

Florida

LORI HARKINS M D

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled50

GRAND ISLAND

Nebraska

ALEX HSU M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

MARGATE

Florida

RODOLFO CASTILLO-RUIZ MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

SAN LUIS OBISPO

California

TODD ANTENUCCI D.O.

Student in an Organized Health Care Education/Training Program

Claims Filled50

NEW YORK

New York

SEUNG-JUN O MD

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Claims Filled50

CHARLESTON

South Carolina

THOMAS SPECH M.D.

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled50

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

ANTHONY STEIN MD

Hematology

Claims Filled50

DUARTE

California

MARGARET SIMPSON M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

REIDSVILLE

North Carolina

LUIS ACOSTA M.D.

Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine OMM

Claims Filled50

EL PASO

Texas

HAROLD ASCHERMAN PA-C

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled50

REDDING

California

STEVEN SALISBURY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

LOGAN

Utah

VIBHA LAMA MBBS MS

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled50

ANN ARBOR

Michigan

MARYE BERNARD FNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled50

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

JAY YANG M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled50

DETROIT

Michigan