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TRUVADA

Treats HIV infection. Also used as part of a complete prevention strategy to reduce the risk of HIV infection in adults who are at high risk. HIV causes AIDS. This medicine does not cure HIV or AIDS, but combinations of drugs may slow the progress of the disease. More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

344K
Medicare Part D Claims
$477M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 70,258 $78.9M
Florida 53,289 $59.3M
New York 52,985 $58.3M
Texas 26,298 $29.9M
Pennsylvania 17,091 $19M
Georgia 15,190 $16.7M
Illinois 14,045 $16.3M
Massachusetts 13,553 $14.9M
New Jersey 12,898 $14.5M
North Carolina 12,763 $14.3M
Maryland 10,483 $11.8M
Washington 9,117 $10M
Ohio 8,479 $9.58M
Michigan 7,188 $8.17M
South Carolina 6,881 $7.6M
Louisiana 6,719 $7.57M
Tennessee 6,476 $7.26M
Missouri 5,970 $6.74M
Virginia 5,803 $6.84M
Arizona 5,626 $6.41M
Alabama 5,178 $5.74M
Connecticut 4,854 $5.36M
Colorado 4,630 $4.92M
Puerto Rico 4,162 $4.89M
Oregon 3,972 $4.9M
District of Columbia 3,791 $4.25M
Wisconsin 3,726 $4.13M
Minnesota 3,297 $3.8M
Indiana 3,208 $3.85M
Nevada 2,820 $3.08M
Kentucky 2,702 $3M
Mississippi 2,526 $2.82M
Oklahoma 2,140 $2.41M
Arkansas 2,129 $2.39M
Delaware 1,877 $2.1M
Rhode Island 1,462 $1.63M
Hawaii 1,389 $1.67M
Iowa 1,333 $1.5M
New Mexico 1,287 $1.5M
Kansas 1,171 $1.32M
Utah 1,097 $1.21M
Maine 1,048 $1.39M
West Virginia 1,016 $1.14M
New Hampshire 822 $948K
Nebraska 688 $780K
Idaho 679 $798K
Vermont 538 $587K
Montana 353 $403K
Alaska 271 $307K
South Dakota 197 $224K
Wyoming 180 $207K
North Dakota 112 $127K
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 TRUVADA

Provider Medicare Claims City State
DEBORAH HOLMES M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled561

NORTH MIAMI BEACH

Florida

CHARLES HARE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled553

SAN FRANCISCO

California

GARY FELDMAN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled549

SAN FRANCISCO

California

ARDIS MOE MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled535

LOS ANGELES

California

SHEETAL SHARMA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled529

FORT LAUDERDALE

Florida

MICHAEL STUART MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled526

BATON ROUGE

Louisiana

MICHAEL CUENCA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled525

WILTON MANORS

Florida

CLAYTON BARBOUR M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled519

PALM SPRINGS

California

EDWARD BROOKS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled518

SAN JOSE

California

VANESSA SILEBI MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled513

MIAMI

Florida

PHILLIP POULOS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled508

ALBANY

Georgia

JOSEPH CAPERNA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled491

SAN DIEGO

California

BENJAMIN MONTOYA MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled490

LONG BEACH

California

DAVID PRELUTSKY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled487

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

FEDERICO HINESTROSA MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled485

ALTAMONTE SPRINGS

Florida

EDWIN DEJESUS MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled483

ALTAMONTE SPRINGS

Florida

JOHN NEMECEK MD

General Practice

Claims Filled483

HOUSTON

Texas

ALEXANDER STOLER M.D.

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled465

NEWARK

New Jersey

DEBBIE HAGINS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled461

SAVANNAH

Georgia

STEPHEN RAFFANTI MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled452

NASHVILLE

Tennessee

STEVEN KLEMOW M.D.

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled449

DALLAS

Texas

THOMAS POIRIER M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled448

GAINESVILLE

Florida

MICHAEL DUNN M.D.

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled448

TAMPA

Florida

WILLIAM MATHEWS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled447

SAN DIEGO

California

ESTHER SCHUMANN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled443

FORT LAUDERDALE

Florida