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TRUVADA

EMTRICITABINE/TENOFOVIR

Truvada (Emtricitabine / Tenofovir) is a combination medication that stops the replication of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) within important cells of the body. Emtricitabine and tenofovir both prevent the virus from taking over normal functions of the cell for its own purposes. Source: Iodine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

495K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 345 of 3362

$665M
Retail Cost

Rank: 34 of 3362

58,330
Patients

Rank: 510 of 3362

15,787
Prescribers

Rank: 691 of 3362

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Alternatives:

Atripla Emtriva Viread

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 8,538 72,199 $98.6M
Florida 7,843 66,247 $87.4M
New York 6,932 58,961 $77.3M
Texas 4,232 31,332 $43.9M
Pennsylvania 2,418 20,207 $26.6M
Georgia 2,361 17,634 $22.4M
North Carolina 2,140 15,998 $21.4M
Illinois 1,988 15,316 $21.4M
New Jersey 1,743 14,488 $19.1M
Massachusetts 1,856 14,457 $19.5M
Maryland 1,577 11,841 $15.8M
Ohio 1,401 10,582 $14.2M
Washington 1,053 9,178 $12M
Michigan 1,132 9,008 $12.2M
South Carolina 1,056 8,992 $11.9M
Louisiana 1,114 8,467 $11.2M
Tennessee 1,041 8,026 $10.9M
Missouri 826 6,961 $9.33M
Alabama 888 6,896 $9.14M
Virginia 953 6,859 $9.55M
District of Columbia 1,037 6,735 $8.96M
Arizona 816 6,282 $8.68M
Colorado 752 5,870 $7.55M
Connecticut 755 5,609 $7.4M
Indiana 663 4,872 $6.97M
Wisconsin 578 4,656 $6.3M
Oregon 588 4,369 $6.52M
Minnesota 476 3,733 $5.12M
Nevada 422 3,298 $4.36M
Kentucky 416 3,284 $4.26M
Mississippi 420 3,043 $4.04M
Arkansas 312 2,529 $3.27M
Oklahoma 306 2,267 $2.98M
New Mexico 251 1,919 $2.59M
Rhode Island 247 1,887 $2.5M
Kansas 216 1,845 $2.41M
Delaware 225 1,773 $2.4M
Hawaii 206 1,619 $2.32M
Iowa 183 1,460 $1.95M
Maine 192 1,454 $2.18M
Utah 186 1,371 $1.9M
West Virginia 181 1,307 $1.72M
New Hampshire 159 1,117 $1.52M
Idaho 101 735 $1.02M
Nebraska 84 674 $932K
Montana 83 575 $786K
Vermont 60 452 $626K
Alaska 41 330 $389K
South Dakota 39 265 $357K
North Dakota 34 256 $337K
Wyoming 18 156 $208K
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 TRUVADA

Provider Medicare Claims City State
RONALD CATHCART MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled613

MELBOURNE

Florida

JOHN POST MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled609

PHOENIX

Arizona

DAVID RUBIN MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled609

FLUSHING

New York

SHANNON SCHRADER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled598

HOUSTON

Texas

NE'TOSHA DOPSON PA

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled594

JACKSONVILLE

Florida

EDWIN DEJESUS MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled590

ALTAMONTE SPRINGS

Florida

LINDA GELLATLY A.R.N.P.

Nurse Practitioner, Adult Health

Claims Filled582

BARTOW

Florida

PRASHANTH BHAT M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled571

MONTGOMERY

Alabama

MICHAEL CUENCA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled557

OAKLAND PARK

Florida

SHEETAL SHARMA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled556

FORT LAUDERDALE

Florida

GARY FELDMAN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled553

SAN FRANCISCO

California

CLIFFORD GUNTHEL M.D.

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled552

ATLANTA

Georgia

RUBEN MARTINEZ M.D.

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled548

HARLINGEN

Texas

FEDERICO HINESTROSA MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled544

ALTAMONTE SPRINGS

Florida

ANNERIS DELGADO PA

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled541

KISSIMMEE

Florida

JOHN NARRO MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled541

KNOXVILLE

Tennessee

ALEXANDER STOLER M.D.

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled541

NEWARK

New Jersey

ARDIS MOE MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled540

LOS ANGELES

California

MICHAEL SENSION MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled538

FORT LAUDERDALE

Florida

DEBORAH HOLMES M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled533

NORTH MIAMI BEACH

Florida

DONNA SWEET MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled530

WICHITA

Kansas

ROWLAND CHIGBU M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled520

ALBANY

Georgia

CHERYL NEWMAN MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled519

AUGUSTA

Georgia

JOHN STANSELL M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled516

PALM SPRINGS

California

WENDY ARMSTRONG MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled499

ATLANTA

Georgia