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ACYCLOVIR

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 2013

1.38M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 197 of 3238

$55.3M
Retail Cost

Rank: 338 of 3238

564,855
Patients

Rank: 131 of 3238

239,908
Prescribers

Rank: 81 of 3238

User Reviews of ACYCLOVIR »

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Alternatives:

Valtrex Famvir Foscavir

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 92,795 214,110 $6.7M
Florida 48,190 116,891 $5.07M
Texas 36,185 78,969 $3.12M
New York 23,764 59,234 $6.78M
Ohio 21,059 49,905 $2.11M
Michigan 20,888 48,276 $2.45M
Washington 16,255 42,930 $1.08M
North Carolina 15,705 40,639 $1.42M
Tennessee 16,769 39,258 $1.34M
Georgia 15,904 39,128 $1.36M
Arizona 16,240 38,748 $1.06M
Pennsylvania 14,791 36,560 $1.89M
Missouri 13,459 36,012 $1.07M
Illinois 14,670 34,703 $1.46M
Indiana 13,515 31,246 $1.07M
Oregon 11,570 31,004 $797K
Massachusetts 10,094 29,127 $1.19M
Colorado 10,226 26,484 $725K
Virginia 10,448 25,542 $915K
Kentucky 10,813 23,288 $1.04M
Alabama 9,882 23,139 $968K
Wisconsin 8,292 22,624 $688K
Minnesota 8,339 20,566 $712K
Oklahoma 8,498 19,449 $603K
South Carolina 7,711 18,577 $629K
Kansas 6,926 17,456 $464K
Arkansas 7,102 17,328 $503K
Louisiana 7,346 17,130 $657K
New Jersey 7,619 16,735 $1.59M
Nevada 6,191 14,322 $468K
Iowa 5,459 13,858 $409K
Mississippi 5,851 12,935 $432K
Maryland 5,446 12,733 $635K
New Mexico 5,339 11,855 $400K
Connecticut 3,554 9,357 $497K
Utah 3,926 9,021 $269K
Idaho 3,301 7,887 $217K
West Virginia 3,461 7,822 $314K
Nebraska 2,828 7,407 $211K
Maine 2,126 5,579 $188K
Hawaii 2,242 4,940 $226K
Montana 1,999 4,935 $132K
New Hampshire 1,763 4,611 $160K
Rhode Island 1,531 4,134 $159K
South Dakota 1,286 3,346 $92.3K
Delaware 1,298 3,240 $160K
North Dakota 1,057 2,537 $76.7K
Vermont 929 2,434 $72.4K
District of Columbia 871 2,290 $97.6K
Wyoming 792 1,763 $43.3K
Alaska 488 1,388 $45.6K
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 ACYCLOVIR

Provider Medicare Claims City State
BARRY RODWICK M. D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled299

CLEARWATER

Florida

ARDIS MOE MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled295

LOS ANGELES

California

BRIDGET STRINGER PA-C, MPAS

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled293

SAN FRANCISCO

California

MICHAEL CARROLL MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled289

SACRAMENTO

California

JAMES BERENSON M.D.

Claims Filled288

WEST HOLLYWOOD

California

STEPHEN FOLLANSBEE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled286

SAN FRANCISCO

California

CLAYTON BARBOUR M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled283

PALM SPRINGS

California

WALTER LONGO MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled281

MADISON

Wisconsin

VIRGINIA CAFARO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled272

SAN FRANCISCO

California

JONATHAN KAUFMAN M.D.

Hematology

Claims Filled267

ATLANTA

Georgia

MARIA KOSMETATOS FNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled264

PORTLAND

Oregon

DEREK BYERS MD PHD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled262

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

SAGAR LONIAL M.D.

Hematology

Claims Filled261

ATLANTA

Georgia

SHARI KLINGER M.D.

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled254

MIAMI BEACH

Florida

MARCIA SENTENO MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled252

LONG BEACH

California

EMMANUEL LIM M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled251

LOS ANGELES

California

ROBERT BERRYMAN M.D.

Medical Oncology

Claims Filled249

DALLAS

Texas

SCOTT STRELOW M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled249

ROANOKE

Virginia

DANIEL BRENNAN MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled245

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

GERALD PIERONE MD

Claims Filled242

VERO BEACH

Florida

DAVID ABOULAFIA MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled241

SEATTLE

Washington

MIN CHA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled240

LOS ANGELES

California

ELIAS KIWAN M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled236

SACRAMENTO

California

STEVEN SCHEIBEL M.D.

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled233

SAN FRANCISCO

California

JOHN KRUBA DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled232

PALM SPRINGS

California