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LETROZOLE

Used to treat certain types of breast cancer in women who have already stopped menstruating (postmenopausal). Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

492K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 349 of 3362

$16.9M
Retail Cost

Rank: 694 of 3362

93,711
Patients

Rank: 430 of 3362

29,435
Prescribers

Rank: 518 of 3362

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Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 9,075 45,925 $1.45M
New York 7,913 39,233 $1.57M
Florida 6,978 33,075 $872K
Texas 5,825 29,388 $927K
North Carolina 4,166 23,464 $544K
Pennsylvania 4,057 21,569 $1.84M
Ohio 3,830 20,087 $855K
Illinois 3,675 18,116 $565K
Georgia 2,848 16,263 $481K
Virginia 3,097 15,454 $446K
New Jersey 3,014 14,131 $544K
Tennessee 2,412 13,433 $362K
Alabama 2,334 13,104 $407K
Michigan 2,910 12,694 $473K
South Carolina 2,143 12,325 $270K
Missouri 2,138 11,382 $350K
Arizona 2,588 11,317 $391K
Massachusetts 2,025 10,468 $459K
Louisiana 1,608 10,038 $256K
Washington 2,003 9,947 $293K
Maryland 2,029 8,524 $391K
Indiana 1,598 7,900 $253K
Kentucky 1,185 6,505 $230K
Mississippi 963 6,117 $148K
Connecticut 1,321 6,096 $224K
Oregon 1,224 5,970 $164K
Arkansas 943 5,800 $123K
Wisconsin 1,119 5,690 $222K
Colorado 1,180 5,076 $162K
Minnesota 1,178 5,012 $198K
Oklahoma 996 4,810 $147K
Nevada 904 4,536 $100K
Kansas 799 4,377 $117K
Nebraska 736 4,322 $92.1K
Iowa 749 4,321 $98.1K
West Virginia 544 2,753 $111K
South Dakota 455 2,694 $55.1K
New Mexico 439 2,019 $139K
New Hampshire 376 1,848 $50.7K
Utah 346 1,492 $44.7K
Idaho 303 1,492 $91.9K
Maine 339 1,382 $48.9K
Rhode Island 228 1,364 $43K
Montana 263 1,359 $29.8K
North Dakota 203 1,128 $29.7K
Hawaii 253 1,122 $56.5K
Vermont 155 777 $28.1K
Delaware 204 723 $30.1K
District of Columbia 138 582 $23.2K
Alaska 101 571 $13.6K
Wyoming 101 569 $14.7K
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 LETROZOLE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
EUGENIO GALINDO M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled863

EDINBURG

Texas

LEA KREKOW MD

Medical Oncology

Claims Filled605

BEDFORD

Texas

ELYSE LOWER MD

Medical Oncology

Claims Filled594

CINCINNATI

Ohio

RAJESH BAJAJ M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled589

FLORENCE

South Carolina

CHARLES HARGON M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled549

SHREVEPORT

Louisiana

MARK CAMPBELL M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled547

GRAND RAPIDS

Michigan

SUDHATHI CHENNURU M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled537

WESTERVILLE

Ohio

ELAINE WADE MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled531

GLENVIEW

Illinois

SUE PRILL MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled519

BRISTOL

Tennessee

JOHN MCCRAVEY MD

Medical Oncology

Claims Filled497

CHATTANOOGA

Tennessee

RUPA SUBRAMANIAN M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled476

VISTA

California

CYNTHIA FORSTHOFF M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled475

LONG BEACH

California

JOHN COLE MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled473

NEW ORLEANS

Louisiana

SERGIO XIQUES M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled470

MIAMI

Florida

CARLA FALKSON MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled450

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

RUFUS COLLEA M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled445

ALBANY

New York

MAURA HAGAN M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled437

MECHANICSVILLE

Virginia

DOUGLAS MERKEL MD

Medical Oncology

Claims Filled435

EVANSTON

Illinois

DALJEET SINGH MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled435

SPRINGFIELD

Ohio

STEVEN KALTER M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled431

SAN ANTONIO

Texas

DAVID RISEBERG MD

Medical Oncology

Claims Filled414

BALTIMORE

Maryland

KOUSAY ALKOURAINY M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled411

CHULA VISTA

California

LINDA MOORS PA-C

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled400

TUCSON

Arizona

MARGARET COPLIN M.D.

Medical Oncology

Claims Filled396

BALLWIN

Missouri

SUSAN RADOUX M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled392

BROOKLYN

New York