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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
MICHAEL MAYES M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled125

HILTON HEAD

South Carolina

RUTH OMAN ARNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled125

MEDICAL LAKE

Washington

TIM NGUYEN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled124

LAS VAGAS

Nevada

ERLINDA RODRIQUEZ MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled122

CHANDLER

Arizona

CHRISTOPHER ADAMS M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled120

OPELIKA

Alabama

RICHARD DONNARD DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled120

NEWARK

Ohio

GEORGE TING MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled119

MESA

Arizona

CHRISTOPHER STALBERG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled117

SUN CITY WEST

Arizona

SUSAN PARSONS MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled117

WORTHINGTON

Ohio

GUSTAVO MELAMEDOFF M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled117

ELMHURST

New York

VIRGINIA JONES MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled117

THOMASTON

Georgia

KARIM BAKHTIAR MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled117

MILWAUKEE

Wisconsin

ADOLPHUS LEWIS DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled116

FORT WORTH

Texas

SALIL VASANWALA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled116

BOURBONNAIS

Illinois

RONALD LIPPMANN D.O.

General Practice

Claims Filled115

PANAMA CITY

Florida

ISABELLA BANGY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled114

FLUSHING

New York

KELLY MCKERAHAN D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled114

MURRIETA

California

JAMES SANTARELLI MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled114

KENOSHA

Wisconsin

CHENGUTTAI MANOHAR MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled113

MADISON

Ohio

LATOSHA WALKER FNP-BC

Nurse Practitioner, Primary Care

Claims Filled113

CHATTANOOGA

Tennessee

JOSEPH CERNY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled113

AUBURN

California

JUSTIN SADLON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled111

KNOXVILLE

Tennessee

JEANNE BIRKENHAUER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled110

GULF SHORES

Alabama

JOSEPH ANQUILLARE M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled108

HARTFORD

Connecticut

MAI HOANG MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled107

HALTOM CITY

Texas