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ZETIA

Lowers cholesterol in your blood. May be used in combination with another cholesterol-lowering medicine called a "statin." More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

2.85M
Medicare Part D Claims
$536M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 288,274 $49.3M
Pennsylvania 241,075 $40M
New York 228,095 $39.7M
Florida 186,314 $33.2M
Texas 171,630 $29.7M
Ohio 161,515 $28.8M
Illinois 148,099 $24.9M
North Carolina 109,874 $16.4M
Georgia 109,248 $16.7M
Tennessee 84,391 $12.7M
Virginia 80,554 $13.6M
New Jersey 79,617 $15M
Kentucky 76,592 $12.1M
Michigan 75,334 $15M
Missouri 73,555 $11.1M
Indiana 72,896 $12.3M
Wisconsin 63,012 $10.8M
Massachusetts 57,577 $9.84M
Alabama 54,843 $8.18M
Puerto Rico 53,307 $7.18M
South Carolina 50,972 $7.87M
Louisiana 50,635 $7.46M
Minnesota 49,423 $9.53M
Iowa 48,983 $7.39M
Connecticut 44,118 $7.99M
Arizona 42,295 $8.12M
Washington 39,357 $7M
Mississippi 38,693 $5.39M
Oklahoma 37,492 $6.81M
West Virginia 36,382 $5.88M
Kansas 34,810 $5.46M
Maryland 32,966 $6.84M
Arkansas 32,459 $4.55M
Oregon 28,222 $4.92M
Colorado 25,753 $4.55M
Nebraska 22,478 $3.34M
Maine 16,165 $3.15M
Rhode Island 14,354 $2.09M
New Mexico 12,999 $2.32M
Nevada 12,458 $2.26M
Utah 11,688 $2.06M
Idaho 10,868 $1.78M
Hawaii 10,485 $1.89M
North Dakota 10,396 $1.79M
New Hampshire 10,226 $1.85M
South Dakota 9,498 $1.46M
Delaware 8,175 $1.81M
Montana 7,858 $1.28M
Vermont 5,846 $1.05M
Alaska 4,340 $513K
Wyoming 3,858 $654K
District of Columbia 3,565 $563K
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 ZETIA

Provider Medicare Claims City State
LORI TOBLER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled57

DOUGLAS

Wyoming

THOMAS SIMON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled53

EVANSTON

Wyoming

HUGH BATTY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled177

SHERIDAN

Wyoming

JULIE CARLSON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled55

LARAMIE

Wyoming

JUSTIN HOPKIN MD

Hospitalist

Claims Filled53

LANDER

Wyoming

JASON LLOYD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled63

CASPER

Wyoming

HARMON DAVIS MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled78

CHEYENNE

Wyoming

MICHAEL TRACY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled52

POWELL

Wyoming

STEVEN BOLLOM MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled78

GREEN BAY

Wisconsin

GENE TIPLER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled57

CHILTON

Wisconsin

DANIEL FORWARD M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled82

BROOKFIELD

Wisconsin

JEFFREY DUNHAM M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled52

SHELL LAKE

Wisconsin

PHYLLIS LEE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled54

PRINCETON

Wisconsin

ROBERT ROTH MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled53

MILWAUKEE

Wisconsin

DANIEL LEMKUIL MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled60

GREEN BAY

Wisconsin

RAJESH TRIVEDI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled57

WEST BEND

Wisconsin

ARON ADKINS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled76

EAU CLAIRE

Wisconsin

JAMES MAGLIOCCO D.O.

Adult Medicine

Claims Filled58

WAUWATOSA

Wisconsin

JEFFREY MAEHL MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled91

BROWN DEER

Wisconsin

HANY MIKHAEEL MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled57

MILWAUKEE

Wisconsin

GERALD BERMAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled73

WAUKESHA

Wisconsin

DAVID BUCHANAN MD

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled56

APPLETON

Wisconsin

KHADIJAH AHMAD MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled132

WISC RAPIDS

Wisconsin

KENNETH GELLER MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled141

APPLETON

Wisconsin

JOHN PIRSCH MD

Transplant Surgery

Claims Filled128

MADISON

Wisconsin