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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
SHAILENDRA LAKHANPAL M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled226

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

MARK ILLEMAN FNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled226

SAN FRANCISCO

California

MARC GOLDBERG MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled225

TULSA

Oklahoma

JAMES ROSSETTI DO

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled225

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

MARK FESEN MD

Medical Oncology

Claims Filled224

GREAT BEND

Kansas

MICHAEL CRAIG M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled224

MORGANTOWN

West Virginia

NEIL FLYNN MD, MPH

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled223

SACRAMENTO

California

ENTEZAM SAHOVIC M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled223

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

STEVEN CHING M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled222

ROCHESTER

New York

PETER SHALIT M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled218

SEATTLE

Washington

DAVID SIEGEL MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled216

HACKENSACK

New Jersey

NATALIE CALLANDER MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled214

MADISON

Wisconsin

SHASHIKANT DAYA MD

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, MultiSpecialty

Claims Filled214

EAST POINT

Georgia

HANI HASSOUN MD

Hematology

Claims Filled209

NEW YORK

New York

DAVID HARRIS M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled209

KNOXVILLE

Tennessee

MAURIZIO ZANGARI MD

Specialist

Claims Filled205

LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas

JEFFREY EDELMAN

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled204

SEATTLE

Washington

MICHELLE DAVEY DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled202

GUERNEVILLE

California

DONALD STONE M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled201

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

KRISTEN CARTER APN

Nurse Practitioner, Acute Care

Claims Filled199

LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas

JOHN FREEMAN MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled197

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

GERALD HAMWI MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled196

SHERMAN OAKS

California

JAMES HORTON MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled194

CHARLOTTE

North Carolina

HARISH SEETHAMRAJU MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled194

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

BRUCE SUZUKI M.D.

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled192

BROOKLINE

Massachusetts