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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
JESSE DOHEMANN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled70

SAN FRANCISCO

California

HOWARD BELL MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled70

CINCINNATI

Ohio

THOMAS POIRIER M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled70

GAINESVILLE

Florida

JOHN SUTPHIN MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled70

PRAIRIE VILLAGE

Kansas

WALTER DOTY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled70

DOTHAN

Alabama

CHARLES LYNCH M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled70

SAN FRANCISCO

California

ARNOLD ALMONTE D.O

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Claims Filled70

EL DORADO HILLS

California

BHAIRAVI DHOLAKIA MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled70

ATLANTA

Georgia

JAE PARK MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled70

NEW YORK

New York

ANTHONY VITI MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled70

WINCHESTER

Virginia

ANTONIO ESCOBEDO MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled70

WHITTIER

California

JOHN CHIA MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled70

TORRANCE

California

JAMES SCHMOTZER MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled70

CANTON

Ohio

MALCOLM JOHN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled70

SAN FRANCISCO

California

CHIRANTAN GHOSH MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled70

CEDAR RAPIDS

Iowa

VINCENT D'AURIA M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled70

PALM SPRINGS

California

CHIEN-SHING CHEN M.D.

Medical Oncology

Claims Filled70

LOMA LINDA

California

DAVID CLAXTON MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled70

HERSHEY

Pennsylvania

MARK MILLS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled70

LANSING

Michigan

SARA WALLENIUS GNP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled70

ASHEVILLE

North Carolina

JUNG BAE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled70

LOS ANGELES

California

LUIS PINEIRO MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled70

DALLAS

Texas

TERESA FIELD MD

Hematology

Claims Filled70

TAMPA

Florida

JOHN GILMORE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled70

PALM SPRINGS

California

CHOON-KEE LEE MD

Hematology

Claims Filled70

CHEYENNE

Wyoming