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VITAMIN D2

Vitamin D2 is a form of Vitamin D. It raises Vitamin D levels in your blood. This in turn raises calcium levels in your blood by helping you absorb more calcium from food in your intestine. Source: Iodine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2013

533K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 321 of 3238

$3.52M
Retail Cost

Rank: 1115 of 3238

169,370
Patients

Rank: 314 of 3238

59,878
Prescribers

Rank: 351 of 3238

User Reviews of VITAMIN D2 »

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Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
Florida 29,484 98,952 $410K
New York 28,056 80,003 $535K
Ohio 17,150 55,493 $431K
Michigan 12,277 32,807 $225K
North Carolina 8,866 29,518 $174K
Texas 7,262 23,307 $148K
Pennsylvania 5,453 19,213 $134K
New Jersey 7,949 19,081 $174K
Illinois 4,277 15,900 $112K
California 4,417 13,816 $102K
Virginia 3,895 13,171 $96.5K
Maryland 4,096 11,660 $95.5K
Missouri 3,231 10,303 $65K
Louisiana 2,434 10,127 $65K
Massachusetts 3,584 9,941 $74.7K
Minnesota 2,427 9,102 $61.7K
Georgia 2,706 7,917 $61.3K
Indiana 3,028 7,878 $60.1K
Tennessee 2,015 6,446 $53.2K
West Virginia 1,617 5,637 $43.1K
Kentucky 1,542 4,827 $32.8K
South Carolina 1,444 4,361 $36.8K
Alabama 1,309 4,062 $31.8K
Wisconsin 1,105 3,754 $27.9K
Arizona 1,113 2,994 $23.5K
Iowa 699 2,908 $17.9K
Delaware 1,076 2,612 $19.9K
Washington 763 2,409 $17.2K
Connecticut 670 1,940 $13.1K
Oklahoma 606 1,876 $14.6K
Arkansas 469 1,465 $9,878
Mississippi 444 1,455 $11.7K
New Hampshire 497 1,403 $10.6K
Nevada 475 1,358 $11.8K
Colorado 425 1,283 $9,924
Hawaii 633 1,246 $12.1K
Oregon 342 1,119 $8,925
Kansas 369 1,107 $8,234
Rhode Island 230 908 $6,470
Utah 285 831 $9,317
Maine 329 789 $7,827
Nebraska 105 441 $5,502
New Mexico 171 434 $3,373
Idaho 135 411 $3,770
Montana 84 324 $3,595
District of Columbia 129 307 $2,301
South Dakota 82 260 $2,500
Vermont 65 240 $1,702
Wyoming 34 110 $710
Alaska 29 90 $924
North Dakota 25 87 $698
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 VITAMIN D2

Provider Medicare Claims City State
JOHN ASHKAR M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled50

BROOKLYN

New York

GEORGE AYYAD M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

STATEN ISLAND

New York

PREM CHATPAR M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled50

PLAINVIEW

New York

ZIA SHEIKH M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

OLEAN

New York

SARA ZAKA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

ROCHESTER

New York

DORIS TRIBUNE BROWN DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

FLORISSANT

Missouri

SHEILA CARBONELL MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled50

MIAMI LAKES

Florida

JAMES KEANE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

FRIDLEY

Minnesota

HUI WANG MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

FRISCO

Texas

ALBERT IZMAYLOV M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

BROOKLYN

New York

SUSAN NEESE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

AMARILLO

Texas

SUSAN ZITO D.O.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled50

LARGO

Florida

LOURDES MCALARNEY MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled50

TINTON FALLS

New Jersey

LISA SEBASTIAN M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled50

DALLAS

Texas

BRIJ VAID M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

ALLISON BATCHELOR MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled50

ATHENS

Ohio

CRAIG KAPLAN M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled50

ROCHESTER

New York

QUENTIN MEWBORN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

GREENVILLE

North Carolina

CARLOS LISTA ENSENAT M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

HIALEAH

Florida

MOHAMMAD AMIN M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled50

FARMINGTON

Missouri

LUBA GRINGUT MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

STATEN ISLAND

New York

OSWALDO SANDOVAL M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

HIALEAH

Florida

STEPHEN MCINTYRE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

HICKORY

North Carolina

ANGELA BENNETT M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

CLEVELAND

Ohio

NANCY AGNEW ARNP

Nurse Practitioner, Womens Health

Claims Filled50

DAVENPORT

Iowa