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ACYCLOVIR

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AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

436K
Medicare Part D Claims
$22.7M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 174,400 $4.24M
Florida 88,941 $1.78M
Texas 57,754 $1.22M
New York 35,726 $799K
Ohio 35,051 $880K
Washington 33,772 $726K
Arizona 31,089 $631K
Tennessee 30,412 $676K
Michigan 29,750 $615K
North Carolina 29,412 $616K
Georgia 29,267 $619K
Illinois 28,334 $616K
Missouri 28,125 $577K
Pennsylvania 26,778 $565K
Oregon 24,267 $508K
Indiana 22,798 $534K
Massachusetts 20,906 $415K
Colorado 20,100 $445K
Virginia 19,931 $475K
Kentucky 17,919 $397K
Alabama 16,720 $371K
Oklahoma 16,524 $377K
Minnesota 16,146 $401K
Wisconsin 15,791 $355K
South Carolina 14,479 $287K
Kansas 13,303 $280K
Arkansas 13,172 $238K
Louisiana 13,006 $251K
Iowa 11,444 $234K
New Jersey 11,250 $220K
Mississippi 11,187 $228K
Nevada 10,885 $207K
New Mexico 9,937 $231K
Puerto Rico 9,580 $141K
Maryland 9,463 $225K
Utah 6,945 $147K
Connecticut 6,497 $134K
West Virginia 6,493 $128K
Idaho 6,193 $139K
Nebraska 5,519 $109K
Maine 4,629 $102K
Hawaii 4,015 $100K
Montana 3,970 $85.2K
New Hampshire 3,616 $78.4K
Rhode Island 3,059 $56.5K
South Dakota 2,752 $58.2K
Vermont 2,543 $47K
Delaware 2,160 $48.2K
North Dakota 1,890 $44.8K
Wyoming 1,630 $34.1K
District of Columbia 1,339 $30.5K
Alaska 1,035 $24.9K
About This Data

ProPublica obtained prescribing data from Medicare’s prescription drug benefit, known as Part D, under the Freedom of Information Act. The data for 2011 includes nearly 1.2 billion prescriptions written by 1.6 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 364,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. About three-fourths 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
RONALD SOBECKS M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled148

CLEVELAND

Ohio

MELISSA ALSINA MD

Hematology

Claims Filled147

TAMPA

Florida

TYRONE MCCALL MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled147

DALLAS

Texas

SUSAN SANCHEZ M.D.

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled145

LOS ANGELES

California

I. JEAN DAVIS PHD, DC, PA

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled144

LOS ANGELES

California

THAI NGUYEN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled144

LOS ANGELES

California

BRUCE CULVER M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled143

SEATTLE

Washington

MICHAEL DUNN M.D.

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled143

TAMPA

Florida

GANESH RAGHU MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled143

SEATTLE

Washington

WILLIAM GRIMM D.O.

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled143

PALM SPRINGS

California

VASANT DABHI MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled142

BEVERLY HILLS

California

CHOON-KEE LEE MD

Hematology

Claims Filled142

CHEYENNE

Wyoming

JESUS ROLAND GATPOLINTAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled141

SAN FRANCISCO

California

WILLIAM OWEN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled141

SAN FRANCISCO

California

MITCHELL WEISBERG MD

Claims Filled141

ORMOND BEACH

Florida

JEFFREY LEVENSON M.D.

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled140

SAINT PETERSBURG

Florida

RHEA SIATKOWSKI M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled139

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

GARY SPITZER MD

Specialist

Claims Filled139

GREENVILLE

South Carolina

ROBERT SLEASE MD

Hematology

Claims Filled138

NEWARK

Delaware

JORGE RANGEL-MENESES M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled138

MIAMI BEACH

Florida

IAN MCNICHOLL PHARM.D., BCPS

Pharmacist, Pharmacotherapy

Claims Filled138

SAN FRANCISCO

California

RICARDO ALVAREZ MD

Adult Medicine

Claims Filled138

SAN FRANCISCO

California

STEPHEN PUENTES MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled137

LOS ANGELES

California

CHARLES FOSTER MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled137

CAMBRIDGE

Massachusetts

MICHELLE POWELL M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled137

MIAMI

Florida