ProPublica

Journalism in the Public Interest

Prescriber Checkup

Prescriber Checkup » TRUVADA

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

More info on TRUVADA »

Information courtesy of

100%

of people say

it's worth it

93%

of people say

it worked well
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 »

Incorrect Info?

If you are a provider and you believe your address is incorrect, check the listing you created on the National Provider Identifier registry. If you change your listing, send a note to checkup@propublica.org and we will update your information. If you have other questions about this data, send a note to checkup@propublica.org.

Top prescribers for TRUVADA

Provider Medicare Claims City State
THOMAS SIRRINE P.A.-C

Clinical Nurse Specialist, Family Health

Claims Filled439

PHOENIX

Arizona

LESLIE DIAZ MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled439

NORTH PALM BEACH

Florida

LEE LISKEY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled439

SAN FRANCISCO

California

GEORGE PSEVDOS M.D.,

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled437

NEW YORK

New York

THEINGI OO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled436

RANCHO CUCAMONGA

California

JEFFREY EAST P.A.

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled433

GALVESTON

Texas

MICHAEL WALLACE ARNP

Nurse Practitioner, Adult Health

Claims Filled432

GAINESVILLE

Florida

JEHAD ABDALLA M.D.

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled431

ORANGEBURG

South Carolina

NILA DESAI M.D.MPH

Pediatrics

Claims Filled429

ORLANDO

Florida

PENNY JAFFE MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled428

HOUSTON

Texas

MARGARET GORENSEK M.D.

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled428

FT LAUDERDALE

Florida

TAMMY JONES M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled424

MONROE

Louisiana

NEAL RZEPKOWSKI M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled423

CASSADAGA

New York

JOSEPH MCGOWAN MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled422

MANHASSET

New York

MICHAEL MULLEN MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled418

NEW YORK

New York

JIHAD SLIM MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled418

NEWARK

New Jersey

KEHINDE EGUAKUN NP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled418

NASHVILLE

Tennessee

DOUGLAS BRUST M.D.

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled418

FT MYERS

Florida

JAMES SULLIVAN MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled416

CHICAGO

Illinois

BRIDGET STRINGER PA-C, MPAS

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled416

SAN FRANCISCO

California

REGINA UBALDI-ROSEN MSN,CRNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled415

CHESTER

Pennsylvania

TUYETANH EICHHOLZ PA

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled415

CHAPEL HILL

North Carolina

ANDRE BRUTUS

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled414

BROOKLYN

New York

ALEXANDER DEL ROSARIO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled414

PALM SPRINGS

California

MICHELLE POWELL M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled413

MIAMI

Florida