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VIVELLE-DOT

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AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

133K
Medicare Part D Claims
$21.2M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 41,267 $3.61M
Florida 17,317 $1.55M
Texas 15,820 $1.35M
Georgia 12,734 $1.02M
North Carolina 11,326 $876K
Tennessee 8,446 $684K
Ohio 8,299 $744K
Arizona 7,661 $718K
Kentucky 6,929 $575K
New York 6,673 $601K
Colorado 6,615 $583K
Washington 6,542 $577K
South Carolina 6,036 $488K
Pennsylvania 5,669 $516K
Missouri 5,477 $449K
Oregon 5,154 $446K
Michigan 5,103 $496K
Illinois 4,792 $446K
Louisiana 4,769 $355K
Indiana 4,629 $374K
Alabama 4,512 $339K
Virginia 4,360 $388K
Arkansas 4,344 $308K
Oklahoma 3,938 $322K
Minnesota 3,470 $374K
Massachusetts 2,948 $247K
Kansas 2,873 $245K
Wisconsin 2,588 $214K
Mississippi 2,438 $172K
Nevada 2,428 $201K
Connecticut 2,272 $212K
New Mexico 2,231 $199K
New Jersey 2,168 $209K
Utah 1,939 $166K
Nebraska 1,645 $127K
Idaho 1,619 $132K
Iowa 1,480 $116K
West Virginia 1,432 $123K
Maryland 1,380 $150K
Montana 1,151 $94K
Maine 849 $74.7K
New Hampshire 779 $61.6K
South Dakota 600 $54.9K
Wyoming 566 $51.7K
Rhode Island 507 $35.6K
North Dakota 472 $46.9K
Hawaii 392 $34.6K
Delaware 235 $25.1K
Vermont 212 $24.1K
Alaska 207 $18.5K
District of Columbia 126 $12.8K
Puerto Rico 81 $5,422
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 »


Incorrect Info?

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Top prescribers for VIVELLE-DOT

Provider Medicare Claims City State
JAMES GUILER MD

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled516

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

DWIGHT O'DELL M.D.

Gynecology

Claims Filled311

BELLEVILLE

Illinois

EDWARD BIGGERSTAFF MD

Gynecology

Claims Filled301

SAVANNAH

Georgia

CHARLES LOMAX MD

Gynecology

Claims Filled301

GREENSBORO

North Carolina

RICKI POLLYCOVE M.D., M.H.S.

Gynecology

Claims Filled239

SAN FRANCISCO

California

BLANE CRANDALL M.D.

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled236

NAPLES

Florida

GREGORY DAVIS M.D.

Gynecology

Claims Filled229

CHICO

California

CHARLES MYERS MD

Specialist

Claims Filled229

EARLYSVILLE

Virginia

MARTHA GONZALEZ M.D., M.P.H

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled219

VENTURA

California

ROBERT GOLDMAN M.D.

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled217

ALPHARETTA

Georgia

DONALD BERRY

Gynecology

Claims Filled216

JONESBORO

Arkansas

JON LISCHKE MD

Reproductive Endocrinology

Claims Filled208

SAN DIEGO

California

JOHN ARPELS

Reproductive Endocrinology

Claims Filled204

LARKSPUR

California

BARRY SCHLAFSTEIN MD

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled202

SAVANNAH

Georgia

PHILIP BROOKS MD

Specialist

Claims Filled200

LOS ANGELES

California

JOSPEH DEFRANCO M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled197

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

LEWIS HICKS MD

Gynecology

Claims Filled193

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

DIANA SCHWARZBEIN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled190

SANTA BARBARA

California

RONALD BROWN MD

Gynecology

Claims Filled189

CHARLOTTE

North Carolina

SUSAN UNGAR MS,NP

Nurse Practitioner, Womens Health

Claims Filled183

SANTA CRUZ

California

LEWIS CLARKE M.D.

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled180

WEBSTER

Texas

CHRISTINE GRISWOLD MD

Gynecology

Claims Filled179

RANCHO MIRAGE

California

JOSEPH PORTERA MD

Gynecology

Claims Filled176

CHATTANOOGA

Tennessee

LAURA MACKIE M.D.

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled162

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

GEORGE WEINBERGER MD

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled162

LOS ANGELES

California