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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
TONDA JACKSON FNP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled356

COLUMBIA

South Carolina

MARCIA SENTENO MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled355

LONG BEACH

California

LISA CAPALDINI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled355

SAN FRANCISCO

California

JOHN FANGMAN MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled354

MILWAUKEE

Wisconsin

JOHN NORWOOD MD

Claims Filled353

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

SHARON ADLEY NP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled353

SHREVEPORT

Louisiana

EMILY TSUCHIDA FNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled353

SACRAMENTO

California

JOSEPH HORVATH M.D.

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled352

COLUMBIA

South Carolina

SCOTT UBILLOS M.D.

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled349

TAMPA

Florida

ALICE GUNNISON PA C

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled348

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

LUIS ESPINOZA MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled347

MIAMI

Florida

JOSEPH DAHMAN FNP-C

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled347

PALM SPRINGS

California

CARL FICHTENBAUM M.D.

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled346

CINCINNATI

Ohio

MINERVA GALANG MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled346

GRAND RAPIDS

Michigan

JOEL THOMPSON PA-C

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled345

HUNTERSVILLE

North Carolina

MALCOLM JOHN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled345

SAN FRANCISCO

California

BARBARA HANNA M.D.

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled343

HOBSON CITY

Alabama

KERRY BLANCHARD PA-C

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled343

STATEN ISLAND

New York

THANES VANIG MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled342

PHOENIX

Arizona

DAVID SLAGLE MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled342

PEORIA

Illinois

AMY SITAPATI MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled338

WASHINGTON

District of Columbia

MICHAEL MULLEN MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled338

NEW YORK

New York

JEFFREY WEAVER PA-C, MMS

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled337

BALTIMORE

Maryland

JAMES LUCKETT MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled336

FT LAUDERDALE

Florida

GARY COX M.D.

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled335

DURHAM

North Carolina