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PENTOXIFYLLINE

Treats problems from poor blood circulation by improving the flow of blood through blood vessels. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2013

500K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 335 of 3238

$12.7M
Retail Cost

Rank: 719 of 3238

105,026
Patients

Rank: 385 of 3238

57,157
Prescribers

Rank: 357 of 3238

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Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
Florida 14,045 72,153 $1.54M
California 10,687 44,252 $1.44M
Texas 8,046 34,068 $926K
New York 4,301 19,999 $605K
Illinois 3,616 17,541 $489K
Pennsylvania 3,301 17,110 $474K
Ohio 3,606 16,563 $557K
Michigan 3,514 15,059 $484K
North Carolina 2,446 12,042 $303K
Georgia 2,488 12,030 $308K
Missouri 2,258 11,820 $298K
Alabama 2,292 11,486 $270K
Tennessee 2,416 11,279 $280K
Indiana 2,061 9,430 $283K
New Jersey 1,973 8,655 $239K
Kentucky 1,624 8,425 $237K
Louisiana 1,699 8,352 $223K
Virginia 1,595 7,313 $210K
Oklahoma 1,231 5,789 $157K
South Carolina 1,259 5,741 $151K
Wisconsin 1,026 4,972 $142K
West Virginia 976 4,930 $131K
Mississippi 957 4,922 $114K
Arizona 1,234 4,882 $149K
Arkansas 924 4,658 $120K
Washington 1,013 4,397 $133K
Massachusetts 881 4,335 $136K
Oregon 757 3,315 $113K
Minnesota 747 3,237 $123K
Maryland 772 3,088 $92.2K
Iowa 573 3,066 $78.1K
Kansas 624 3,000 $80.2K
Colorado 707 2,853 $82.3K
Nevada 621 2,384 $67.5K
Connecticut 476 2,288 $64.1K
New Mexico 522 2,122 $59.6K
Nebraska 255 1,364 $33.9K
Idaho 267 1,261 $32.8K
Rhode Island 211 1,196 $32.4K
Utah 255 1,119 $30.2K
Maine 243 1,046 $36.1K
District of Columbia 196 863 $21.2K
New Hampshire 173 853 $24.7K
North Dakota 163 800 $22.1K
Hawaii 166 721 $22.3K
Delaware 174 680 $21.2K
Montana 146 640 $18.4K
South Dakota 106 594 $15.4K
Alaska 87 487 $8,991
Vermont 85 344 $11.8K
Wyoming 70 340 $8,143
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 PENTOXIFYLLINE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
JERRY SOLIS MD LISCENCE 14714

General Practice

Claims Filled197

VEGA ALTA

Puerto Rico

HERIBERTO SOLIS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled196

TOA BAJA

Puerto Rico

CAROLINA BONHAM NURSE PRACTITIONER

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled196

SAN FRANCISCO

California

CESAR RAMIREZ MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled195

MIAMI

Florida

RAMON GUTIERREZ MD

General Practice

Claims Filled195

MIAMI

Florida

ANGELA NUNEZ ARIAS M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled194

LAS PIEDRAS

Puerto Rico

JOSE TORRES M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled194

SAN LORENZO

Puerto Rico

ANIANO CABRERA GARCIA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled193

MIAMI

Florida

MAURY HURST MD

Specialist

Claims Filled192

MIAMI

Florida

ROBERTO BERMUDEZ MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled191

NARANJA

Florida

PAMELA AMADOR MD

General Practice

Claims Filled190

HIALEAH

Florida

CELESTINA FEBLES VALENTIN M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled190

MANATI

Puerto Rico

HAROLD PEAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled190

MISSION

Texas

MILFORD TORRES M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled189

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico

JENNIFER COLEMAN FNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled189

LUBBOCK

Texas

JORGE ACOSTA MD

General Practice

Claims Filled188

MIAMI

Florida

JUAN CHAPARRO M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled188

ARECIBO

Puerto Rico

IGOR ZHURAVENKO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled188

BROOKLYN

New York

AUSBERTO BIANCHI MD

Claims Filled187

MIAMI

Florida

JOHN BURCH M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled187

ROANOKE

Virginia

RUBEN SEPULVEDA RIVAS M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled187

YABUCOA

Puerto Rico

MANUEL GUERRERO-JIMENEZ MD

General Practice

Claims Filled186

CATANO

Puerto Rico

JOSE TENDERO M.D

Adult Medicine

Claims Filled184

HIALEAH

Florida

FERNANDO ESPARZA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled184

MIAMI

Florida

VICENTE FRANCO MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled184

MIAMI

Florida