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ATORVASTATIN CALCIUM

Treats high cholesterol and triglyceride levels. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

32.6M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 7 of 3362

$748M
Retail Cost

Rank: 29 of 3362

6,740,061
Patients

Rank: 5 of 3362

419,327
Prescribers

Rank: 19 of 3362

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of people say

it's worth it

51%

of people say

it worked well

13%

of people say

it's a huge hassle

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 862,134 3,738,162 $83.8M
New York 501,437 2,398,951 $55.1M
Florida 487,809 2,101,666 $48.3M
Texas 428,030 1,920,400 $46.2M
Pennsylvania 341,932 1,775,298 $51.4M
Ohio 314,063 1,569,968 $36.7M
Illinois 260,640 1,233,273 $28M
North Carolina 217,170 1,138,582 $20M
Michigan 235,587 1,066,370 $19.3M
New Jersey 221,503 961,741 $28.5M
Georgia 170,264 866,605 $15.9M
Massachusetts 154,899 781,544 $27.1M
Virginia 151,522 716,085 $15.6M
Missouri 136,368 715,809 $15.2M
Indiana 146,117 705,779 $14M
Tennessee 145,700 691,598 $15.9M
Kentucky 110,787 607,030 $11.2M
Wisconsin 123,728 570,057 $14.3M
South Carolina 110,373 553,832 $12.2M
Louisiana 100,202 543,948 $11.1M
Alabama 108,533 529,360 $11M
Washington 118,295 519,500 $11.2M
Arizona 116,021 472,084 $11.4M
Connecticut 100,079 470,835 $12M
Minnesota 110,194 451,818 $11.5M
Maryland 108,430 428,461 $11.3M
Oregon 83,972 380,464 $8.31M
Iowa 69,524 375,036 $6.87M
Colorado 83,381 362,579 $8.54M
Oklahoma 68,221 323,949 $7.43M
Mississippi 56,161 318,036 $5.85M
Arkansas 51,642 290,028 $4.98M
Kansas 54,997 281,264 $6.06M
West Virginia 44,081 231,245 $5.18M
Nebraska 36,088 201,204 $3.71M
Nevada 48,151 198,017 $4.21M
Rhode Island 32,643 196,422 $4.1M
Maine 40,255 170,485 $4.82M
Hawaii 35,626 158,575 $6.34M
Utah 33,936 136,580 $3.49M
New Mexico 29,151 123,265 $3.12M
New Hampshire 27,089 123,160 $2.97M
Idaho 27,097 115,581 $3.39M
Delaware 26,990 99,399 $3.25M
North Dakota 15,434 74,542 $1.27M
South Dakota 13,489 71,754 $1.4M
Montana 15,506 71,389 $1.43M
District of Columbia 13,589 58,016 $1.22M
Vermont 11,467 47,567 $1.36M
Wyoming 6,546 29,293 $611K
Alaska 5,107 27,986 $569K
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 ATORVASTATIN CALCIUM

Provider Medicare Claims City State
SANG BAIK

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled4,687

LOS ANGELES

California

TERENCE FRINKS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled3,738

TUCKER

Georgia

MIGUEL RODRIGUEZ BURGOS M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled3,665

JUNCOS

Puerto Rico

JAE YOO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled3,544

LOS ANGELES

California

DON LEE M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled3,543

GLENDALE

California

CARLOS MARTINEZ RIVERA MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled3,314

MAYAGUEZ

Puerto Rico

JOSE RIVERA M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled3,219

ARECIBO

Puerto Rico

DENIS RUIZ-SERRANO MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled3,175

GUAYNABO

Puerto Rico

NELSON RIVERA RIVERA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled3,150

VILLALBA

Puerto Rico

JORGE VENEREO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,960

MIAMI

Florida

LEON KRAFT M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled2,920

BATON ROUGE

Louisiana

KEITH WOO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,888

HONOLULU

Hawaii

HAROLD HSU M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,860

ROSEMEAD

California

ABDULRAB AZIZ M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled2,789

MONROEVILLE

Pennsylvania

RAZMIK OHANJANIAN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled2,714

GLENDALE

California

ALEJANDRO ROCA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,652

SOUTH MIAMI

Florida

IVAN AYALA M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled2,564

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

JOHN RICHARD M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled2,540

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

CARLOS IGLESIAS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,506

CORAL GABLES

Florida

JUAN ORTIZ MATOS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,493

COROZAL

Puerto Rico

JORGE FLEITES M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,451

MIAMI

Florida

CHANG LEE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,448

FLUSHING

New York

JORGE RODRIGUEZ M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,426

MANATI

Puerto Rico

JESSICA VIGIL M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled2,368

KISSIMMEE

Florida

JUDITH DECKERT A.R.N.P.

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled2,362

DAVENPORT

Iowa