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CALCITONIN-SALMON

CALCITONIN,SALMON,SYNTHETIC

Calcitonin salmon is used to treat osteoporosis in women who are at least 5 years past menopause and cannot or do not want to take estrogen products. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

383K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 392 of 3362

$27.7M
Retail Cost

Rank: 547 of 3362

94,470
Patients

Rank: 428 of 3362

53,733
Prescribers

Rank: 398 of 3362

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
New York 6,542 29,275 $2.12M
California 7,248 29,135 $2.09M
Texas 6,941 26,341 $1.93M
Florida 6,505 25,725 $1.81M
Pennsylvania 5,816 24,923 $1.84M
Ohio 5,171 20,744 $1.65M
Illinois 4,113 18,656 $1.33M
Michigan 3,987 14,504 $1.21M
North Carolina 3,123 12,565 $818K
New Jersey 2,613 10,444 $786K
Arizona 2,596 9,754 $692K
Massachusetts 2,187 8,982 $673K
Georgia 2,296 8,724 $617K
Washington 2,229 8,560 $551K
Wisconsin 2,056 8,351 $576K
Virginia 1,956 7,911 $568K
Indiana 1,952 7,430 $581K
Tennessee 2,007 7,359 $524K
Missouri 1,785 7,245 $494K
Kentucky 1,638 6,658 $495K
Minnesota 1,936 6,628 $528K
Louisiana 1,356 5,787 $388K
South Carolina 1,196 5,574 $362K
Alabama 1,324 5,245 $376K
Oklahoma 1,319 5,123 $346K
Connecticut 1,147 4,856 $342K
Iowa 1,091 4,502 $306K
Oregon 1,201 4,478 $310K
Arkansas 829 3,819 $259K
Kansas 875 3,634 $255K
Colorado 1,023 3,624 $243K
Maryland 912 3,415 $272K
West Virginia 821 3,314 $252K
Hawaii 857 3,304 $277K
Nebraska 622 2,716 $183K
Nevada 764 2,591 $196K
Maine 651 2,453 $185K
Rhode Island 493 2,263 $152K
Mississippi 492 2,046 $130K
South Dakota 515 1,862 $122K
New Mexico 533 1,800 $143K
New Hampshire 434 1,643 $119K
Idaho 354 1,329 $91K
Montana 406 1,251 $86.9K
Utah 324 1,182 $91.6K
Delaware 285 953 $83.2K
Vermont 211 837 $56.1K
North Dakota 203 806 $53.1K
Wyoming 198 700 $50.5K
Alaska 134 428 $27.4K
District of Columbia 57 199 $14.3K
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. The data for 2014 includes more than 1.4 billion prescriptions written by more than 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 428,000 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 CALCITONIN-SALMON

Provider Medicare Claims City State
ROBERT COSHAREK MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled527

EBENSBURG

Pennsylvania

SURESH BALENALLI M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled489

CASA GRANDE

Arizona

DAVID PUETT M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled414

WILMINGTON

North Carolina

CHINH NONG MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled390

MARIANNA

Florida

DON CHEATUM MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled368

DALLAS

Texas

BRIAN CHICOINE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled367

PARK RIDGE

Illinois

SHAMIM BEGUM MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled354

COMMACK

New York

JEROLD MEYER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled345

NORTH RANDALL

Ohio

STUART ZAKEM MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled332

CINCINNATI

Ohio

KIMBERLY WILLIAMS M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled320

MADISONVILLE

Louisiana

KEITH GATCHELL M.D.

Respite Care Facility, Respite Care, Mental Retardation and/or Developmental Disabilities

Claims Filled288

CLINTON

South Carolina

ROLAND CREVECOEUR M.D

Pediatrics

Claims Filled273

HOLLIDAYSBURG

Pennsylvania

OLAJUMOKE ADUBIFA M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled257

KANKAKEE

Illinois

MARY THOMAS DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled250

CONWAY

Arkansas

PETER MAUNG MD, FACP, CMD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled240

CHARLESTON

South Carolina

CENGIZ SATIR MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled239

NACOGDOCHES

Texas

PATRICIA PARMLEY MD

Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics

Claims Filled238

LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas

SHAOTSENG LEE

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled235

PEORIA

Illinois

ANANT SONI MD

Specialist

Claims Filled232

RALEIGH

North Carolina

ANTONIO GORDON MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled228

HIALEAH

Florida

CEFERINO VILLA FUERTE MD

General Practice

Claims Filled227

CORINTH

New York

MUHAMMAD KHAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled218

DECATUR

Illinois

TODD STULL M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled211

OMAHA

Nebraska

JOHN FRITZ DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled209

JERSEY CITY

New Jersey

ANNABELLE ARAGON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled204

GAINESVILLE

Florida