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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
DAN WATERS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled153

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

ARVID LADE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled152

TULSA

Oklahoma

MARICHU SY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled150

GLENDALE

Arizona

GERALD WATANABE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled146

HONOLULU

Hawaii

JUN LEI M.D.

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Primary Care

Claims Filled143

AMSTERDAM

New York

SWARNA VARMA M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled141

BRIDGEVILLE

Pennsylvania

WILLIAM TAYLOR MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled141

DUBLIN

Georgia

ADNAN MUNIR M.D

Family Medicine

Claims Filled141

JAMESTOWN

New York

RAMESH KESAVALU M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled139

GLENDALE

California

DAVID SAMARA MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled137

JACKSONVILLE

Florida

MICHELLE SPUZA MILORD MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled135

ST PETERSBURG

Florida

PATRICK DOYLE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled135

COLUMBUS

Ohio

OMESH VERMA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled133

VICTORIA

Texas

ALICE HERNANDEZ-BEM M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled132

NORTH MIAMI BEACH

Florida

ROBERT FREDERICKS MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled132

RENO

Nevada

JOHN POTOMSKI DO CMA

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled131

MELBOURNE

Florida

DON MCDOWELL M.D.

Claims Filled131

PINEVILLE

Louisiana

DONNA OEHMAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled131

OLEAN

New York

DUNG CAO MD

General Practice

Claims Filled130

SACRAMENTO

California

FREDERICK NITTA M.D.

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled127

HILO

Hawaii

LONG LE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled127

ALPHARETTA

Georgia

MARK AYERS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled126

SENECA

South Carolina

VIVIAN HOBAYAN MD

Specialist

Claims Filled126

LIMA

Ohio

DENNIS ABERNATHIE M.D.

Orthopaedic Surgery of the Spine

Claims Filled126

COLUMBIA

Missouri

EDWIN HASSID M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled125

SAN FRANCISCO

California