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ACYCLOVIR

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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
MICHELLE POWELL M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled243

MIAMI

Florida

NIKOLETTA LENDVAI M.D., PH.D.

Hematology

Claims Filled243

NEW YORK

New York

EMMANUEL LIM M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled242

LOS ANGELES

California

SHARI KLINGER M.D.

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled241

MIAMI BEACH

Florida

VIRGINIA CAFARO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled238

SAN FRANCISCO

California

ROBERT VESCIO M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled238

LOS ANGELES

California

SHASHIKANT DAYA MD

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, MultiSpecialty

Claims Filled237

EAST POINT

Georgia

SEDA TARKHANIANS M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled236

GLENDALE

California

SCOTT STRELOW M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled236

ROANOKE

Virginia

DAVID ABOULAFIA MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled236

SEATTLE

Washington

ENTEZAM SAHOVIC M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled235

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

NATALIE CALLANDER MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled233

MADISON

Wisconsin

MARK WHITESIDE M.D.

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled226

KEY WEST

Florida

GERALD HAMWI MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled225

SHERMAN OAKS

California

JAMES HORTON MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled223

CHARLOTTE

North Carolina

KRISTEN CARTER APN

Nurse Practitioner, Acute Care

Claims Filled223

LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas

ERIKA LEASE M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled222

SEATTLE

Washington

JOSHUA RICHTER M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled218

HACKENSACK

New Jersey

FAUSTO GONZALEZ MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled217

BRONX

New York

MARK JUCKETT MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled217

MADISON

Wisconsin

RICHARD FELDMAN MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled215

TUCSON

Arizona

STEPHEN PUENTES MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled214

LOS ANGELES

California

NOAH LEE D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled213

OAKLAND PARK

Florida

MICHAEL GOTTLIEB MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled213

LOS ANGELES

California

MARK ILLEMAN FNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled213

SAN FRANCISCO

California