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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
TODD HELTON M.D., PHD.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled321

RALEIGH

North Carolina

FRANCISCO HERNANDEZ M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled320

MIAMI

Florida

NEELOFER SOHAIL MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled314

LANCASTER

Pennsylvania

LARISSA GOLD M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled308

BROOKLYN

New York

XIYUN SHAO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled305

NEW YORK

New York

GARY MARSIGLIA D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled301

COMSTOCK PARK

Michigan

ALBERTO ALONSO MD

General Practice

Claims Filled298

MIAMI

Florida

ANWAR AHMED MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled295

CEDAR RAPIDS

Iowa

MARIA MOLINA

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled292

HIALEAH

Florida

ROBERT MORMANDO D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled285

PORT JEFFERSON STATION

New York

FELIX PENATE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled280

HIALEAH

Florida

JOHN O'CONNOR M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled280

CALVERTON

New York

JUSTO VILLANUEVA MD

General Practice

Claims Filled270

HIALEAH

Florida

DIANIK MARTINEZ M.D

Family Medicine

Claims Filled269

RICHMOND HILL

New York

CIRO RAMIREZ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled266

MIAMI

Florida

ILESH KURANI MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled261

MOLINE

Illinois

ARTURO LOGRONO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled258

PEMBROKE PINES

Florida

MIGUEL VAZQUEZ

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled257

MIAMI

Florida

MIGUEL GARCIA-BLANCO

General Practice

Claims Filled255

HIALEAH

Florida

MARY ELLEN DRISLANE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled255

ALBANY

New York

JOHN HOUCK MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled254

SYRACUSE

New York

ELIZABETH NOWAK MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled251

MATTAPAN

Massachusetts

MAURIN JIMENEZ MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled250

HIALEAH

Florida

ARUL KANNAN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled250

NEW HARTFORD

New York

ANGEL ALEJANDRO M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled249

MIAMI

Florida