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Urea softens thickened areas of the skin by gently loosening the horny layer of skin and causing scaly skin to shed. Source: Iodine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2013

41K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 859 of 3238

$2.19M
Retail Cost

Rank: 1256 of 3238

24,763
Patients

Rank: 676 of 3238

12,392
Prescribers

Rank: 721 of 3238

User Reviews of UREA »

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Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
Florida 3,351 6,181 $248K
New York 3,493 5,991 $409K
California 1,628 2,574 $134K
Ohio 1,521 2,500 $124K
Louisiana 1,152 1,769 $96.2K
Texas 1,216 1,767 $98.3K
Pennsylvania 902 1,418 $71.9K
Georgia 811 1,203 $63.8K
Massachusetts 755 1,199 $67.8K
Michigan 613 1,154 $76.8K
New Jersey 622 960 $62.8K
Illinois 557 953 $52.7K
Virginia 572 933 $49K
North Carolina 549 918 $49.6K
Indiana 495 784 $40.2K
Washington 393 726 $35.4K
Arizona 463 714 $29K
Tennessee 473 685 $36.1K
Kentucky 421 610 $32.1K
Wisconsin 351 591 $26K
Missouri 317 525 $28.8K
Connecticut 320 518 $28.3K
South Carolina 332 515 $29.2K
Maryland 288 505 $28.9K
Minnesota 280 501 $23.8K
Alabama 312 451 $26.3K
Colorado 266 437 $20.3K
Nevada 221 351 $20.8K
Mississippi 229 338 $15.3K
West Virginia 164 245 $12.1K
Arkansas 157 227 $10.5K
Oregon 122 197 $10.4K
Maine 89 185 $10.5K
Kansas 128 185 $8,118
Oklahoma 112 179 $8,733
Idaho 103 178 $8,678
Iowa 106 178 $9,575
New Hampshire 79 175 $8,997
Delaware 67 103 $5,641
Hawaii 67 102 $6,592
District of Columbia 62 97 $5,467
Nebraska 60 89 $5,121
Utah 61 82 $3,527
South Dakota 50 79 $3,009
Rhode Island 45 71 $4,675
New Mexico 37 66 $3,265
Montana 25 56 $2,233
Vermont 30 54 $3,526
North Dakota 31 48 $2,454
Alaska 26 47 $2,065
Wyoming 22 27 $1,354
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. ProPublica combined that data with additional information released by CMS. The data for 2013 includes nearly 1.4 billion prescriptions written by 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 410,000 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 UREA

Provider Medicare Claims City State
JOHN NIVEN M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled446

MIAMI BEACH

Florida

KEITH LUPER DPM

Podiatrist

Claims Filled385

SLIDELL

Louisiana

FERNANDO PINERO CADIZ D.P.M.

Podiatrist, Foot Ankle Surgery

Claims Filled229

HUMACAO

Puerto Rico

VLADIMIR GERTSIK DPM

Podiatrist, Foot Surgery

Claims Filled224

BROOKLYN

New York

CELIA STOREY D.P.M.

Podiatrist

Claims Filled148

METAIRIE

Louisiana

FEDERICO AUGER D.P.M

Podiatrist, Foot Ankle Surgery

Claims Filled130

BRANDON

Florida

JACOB SILVERSTONE D.P.M

Podiatrist, Foot Ankle Surgery

Claims Filled109

NORTH MIAMI

Florida

JEANNIE JO D.P.M.

Podiatrist

Claims Filled108

MARRERO

Louisiana

JORGE HERNANDEZ DPM

Podiatrist, Foot Ankle Surgery

Claims Filled108

MIAMI

Florida

MICHAEL ODINSKY DPM

Podiatrist

Claims Filled106

BROOKLYN

New York

SHASHONNA DUPREE DPM

Podiatrist, Foot Ankle Surgery

Claims Filled95

NEW YORK

New York

JOSE DELEON DPM

Podiatrist, Foot Ankle Surgery

Claims Filled94

NEW YORK

New York

COLLEEN DZIKOWSKI DPM

Podiatrist, Foot Ankle Surgery

Claims Filled94

HIALEAH

Florida

RAY KIM DPM

Podiatrist, Foot Ankle Surgery

Claims Filled93

MIAMI

Florida

NISHA KRISHNAN DPM

Podiatrist, Foot Ankle Surgery

Claims Filled86

BEVERLY HILLS

Florida

MARTHA HERRERA DPM

Podiatrist, Foot Ankle Surgery

Claims Filled79

HIALEAH

Florida

MICHAEL PASTERNAC DPM PA

Podiatrist, Foot Ankle Surgery

Claims Filled77

MIAMI

Florida

CARL JEAN DPM

Podiatrist, Foot Ankle Surgery

Claims Filled76

BROOKLYN

New York

NIURKA HERRERA DPM

Podiatrist, Foot Ankle Surgery

Claims Filled74

NAPLES

Florida

RENE VALIENTE PA

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled73

MIAMI

Florida

WARREN JOHNSON DPM

Podiatrist, Foot Ankle Surgery

Claims Filled66

NEW ORLEANS

Louisiana

TAMI DE ARAUJO M.D.

Dermatology

Claims Filled64

CORAL GABLES

Florida

STUART KITTON DPM

Podiatrist

Claims Filled60

NEW YORK

New York

MAXIME SAVARD D.P.M.

Podiatrist

Claims Filled59

KENNER

Louisiana

CHRISTOPHER CHOW DPM

Podiatrist, Foot Ankle Surgery

Claims Filled54

NEW YORK

New York