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TAMIFLU

OSELTAMIVIR PHOSPHATE

Tamiflu (Oseltamivir) is an antiviral medication that when taken within 48 hours of the flu starting, can shorten the time it takes your body to get rid of the virus and make your symptoms go away faster. Source: Iodine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

604K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 310 of 3362

$73.9M
Retail Cost

Rank: 306 of 3362

565,047
Patients

Rank: 137 of 3362

175,627
Prescribers

Rank: 138 of 3362

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Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
New York 50,835 58,746 $7.56M
Texas 48,197 50,462 $6.08M
Florida 35,885 37,761 $4.52M
California 30,317 33,253 $3.99M
Pennsylvania 26,128 28,358 $3.38M
Illinois 23,883 25,352 $3.12M
North Carolina 22,691 24,488 $3.03M
Ohio 19,982 21,225 $2.52M
Georgia 19,762 20,437 $2.5M
Tennessee 19,164 19,762 $2.39M
Missouri 16,419 17,164 $2.14M
Michigan 16,079 16,956 $2.06M
Kentucky 16,331 16,886 $2.05M
Minnesota 15,515 16,848 $2.17M
Virginia 13,355 14,026 $1.72M
Alabama 12,897 13,305 $1.64M
Wisconsin 12,151 13,129 $1.69M
South Carolina 11,350 11,843 $1.44M
New Jersey 10,795 11,714 $1.36M
Colorado 10,417 11,050 $1.37M
Louisiana 10,243 10,580 $1.28M
Indiana 10,141 10,518 $1.26M
Arkansas 9,452 10,491 $1.41M
Mississippi 9,546 9,887 $1.2M
Massachusetts 8,984 9,563 $1.11M
Connecticut 8,382 9,149 $1.07M
Oklahoma 8,035 8,276 $988K
Maryland 6,820 7,305 $918K
Iowa 6,620 6,907 $865K
Washington 5,212 5,442 $669K
West Virginia 4,992 5,259 $624K
Arizona 5,007 5,172 $595K
Kansas 4,766 4,945 $593K
Rhode Island 3,972 4,185 $517K
Nebraska 3,234 3,362 $414K
Hawaii 2,384 2,597 $315K
Maine 2,331 2,537 $317K
New Mexico 2,287 2,442 $288K
Oregon 2,179 2,226 $264K
Nevada 1,915 2,022 $241K
Utah 1,904 1,971 $237K
South Dakota 1,473 1,551 $195K
North Dakota 1,278 1,300 $160K
Montana 1,212 1,276 $156K
Delaware 1,107 1,143 $137K
New Hampshire 1,042 1,072 $114K
Idaho 993 1,039 $120K
Vermont 906 959 $114K
Wyoming 602 714 $91K
District of Columbia 452 461 $52.7K
Alaska 436 452 $56K
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 TAMIFLU

Provider Medicare Claims City State
MARGARET RICE MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled501

MINNEAPOLIS

Minnesota

WILLIAM MOOMAW MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled467

MORGANTON

North Carolina

JOHN RICHARD M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled443

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

RAOUF KODSY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled410

UTICA

New York

ENRIQUE VARELA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled394

ASHEVILLE

North Carolina

BRUCE LEE M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled362

CALHOUN

Georgia

DAVID NACE MD

Specialist

Claims Filled352

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

FRANCISCO CORBALAN MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled333

ELMIRA

New York

DONALD SPRADLIN DO

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled308

COLORADO SPRINGS

Colorado

CALOGERO IPPOLITO MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled305

BUFFALO

New York

MATTHEW PENDER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled303

CAMBRIDGE

New York

THOMAS KEUL MD

Specialist

Claims Filled301

MINNEAPOLIS

Minnesota

CYNTHIA PINSON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled283

HUNTINGTON

West Virginia

JOSEPH ANQUILLARE M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled272

HARTFORD

Connecticut

JONATHAN LILLY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled253

DUNBAR

West Virginia

KATHLEEN WILSON M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled251

BONITA SPRINGS

Florida

THOMAS PINGREE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled248

WEBSTER

New York

NHAT MAI M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled247

SAN JOSE

California

JOHN POTOMSKI DO CMA

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled243

MELBOURNE

Florida

ANDREW LANDIS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled241

FREDONIA

New York

WEIGUO LI M.D.,PH.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled239

ALHAMBRA

California

JAVED YOUSAF M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled238

PARAMUS

New Jersey

MIODRAG RISTICH M.D.

Geriatric Psychiatry

Claims Filled237

NEW YORK

New York

BOSHENG QIU M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled236

ALHAMBRA

California

LOU ANNE ZIBAS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled232

KNOXVILLE

Tennessee