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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
ANTONIO ESCOBEDO MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled431

LOS ANGELES

California

EMMANUEL LIM M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled431

LOS ANGELES

California

JANE MOBLEY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled429

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

EDWARD JOCSON PA-C

Claims Filled428

SAN DIEGO

California

DOUGLAS CUNNINGHAM D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled424

PHOENIX

Arizona

JOSEPH MCGOWAN MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled420

MANHASSET

New York

RONALD CATHCART MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled420

MELBOURNE

Florida

JOSEPH ONDERCIN PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled419

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

IAN MCNICHOLL PHARM.D., BCPS

Pharmacist, Pharmacotherapy

Claims Filled414

SAN FRANCISCO

California

MOTI RAMGOPAL MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled413

FORT PIERCE

Florida

POLLY ROSS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled413

ASHEVILLE

North Carolina

GERALD HAMWI MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled412

SHERMAN OAKS

California

ADEL SULAIMAN MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled409

BUFFALO

New York

GREGORY FELZIEN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled407

STATESBORO

Georgia

GERALD PIERONE MD

Claims Filled406

VERO BEACH

Florida

BOBETTE ANDRIAKOS ARNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled406

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

ANDREA BALCONIS MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled405

FT PIERCE

Florida

PETER GULICK D.O.

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled404

LANSING

Michigan

FREDERICK CRUICKSHANK M.D.

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled402

HUNTERSVILLE

North Carolina

ELLEN KITCHELL MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled401

DALLAS

Texas

ALBERT ANDERSON M.D.

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled400

ATLANTA

Georgia

SHUBHA KERKAR MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled398

PALM SPRINGS

California

JEHAD ABDALLA M.D.

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled398

ORANGEBURG

South Carolina

JANET KOZEL PA-C

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled397

PINEHURST

North Carolina

ROBERT HEGLAR M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled397

WILTON MANORS

Florida