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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
KJELL WIBERG MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled499

BALTIMORE

Maryland

CHIU-BIN HSIAO M.D.

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled498

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

DANIEL TOUB MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled496

SANTA ROSA

California

JUDITH LIGHTFOOT D.O.

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled493

VOORHEES

New Jersey

SHAWN HASSLER M.D.

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled492

SAN FRANCISCO

California

MARK HIGGINS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled487

SAN FRANCISCO

California

STEPHEN RAFFANTI MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled485

NASHVILLE

Tennessee

NEIL FLYNN MD, MPH

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled484

SACRAMENTO

California

JEFFREY WEAVER PA-C, MMS

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled479

BALTIMORE

Maryland

MOTI RAMGOPAL MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled475

FORT PIERCE

Florida

MELODY PALMORE M.D.

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled473

ATLANTA

Georgia

JOSEPH HORVATH M.D.

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled473

COLUMBIA

South Carolina

PETER ALPERT MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled471

BRONX

New York

ANIL CHOPRA M.D

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled468

SAFETY HARBOR

Florida

JODY BORGMAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled467

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

VONDA BLASICK CRNP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled456

HARRISBURG

Pennsylvania

ALICE GUNNISON PA C

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled451

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

NICOLA KEMMERER PA

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled445

NORTH MIAMI BEACH

Florida

JEFFREY STEPHENS MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled444

MACON

Georgia

GUS KRUCKE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled443

HOUSTON

Texas

MICHAEL DUNN M.D.

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled442

TAMPA

Florida

DOUGLAS WALSH D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled442

PARRISH

Florida

WILLIAM HARLEY M.D.

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled441

CHARLOTTE

North Carolina

PAUL MCHUGH D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled441

LAS VEGAS

Nevada

STEVEN JOHNSON MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled441

AURORA

Colorado