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IBANDRONATE SODIUM

Used to prevent and treat osteoporosis (a condition in which the bones become thin and weak and break easily) in women who have undergone menopause. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

879K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 263 of 3362

$104M
Retail Cost

Rank: 231 of 3362

201,967
Patients

Rank: 302 of 3362

95,041
Prescribers

Rank: 256 of 3362

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it's worth it

19%

of people say

it worked well

27%

of people say

it's a huge hassle

This Drug's History

Claims

The number of Medicare prescriptions for this drug each year

N/A

2011

582K

2012

936K

2013

879K

2014

867K

2015

Spending

The total Part D spending on this drug
each year

N/A

2011

$90.5M

2012

$143M

2013

$104M

2014

$71.6M

2015

Average Patient Cost

Average amount that patients without a low-income subsidy paid each year.

N/A

2011

$119

2012

$136

2013

$127

2014

$105

2015

Note: While the rest of this page displays data from 2014, the charts above display data through 2015, from a special release by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 27,220 123,228 $15.4M
New York 17,069 76,961 $9.01M
Florida 17,694 72,314 $8.08M
Texas 17,229 66,552 $8.43M
Pennsylvania 9,735 45,253 $5.34M
New Jersey 9,761 40,901 $5.33M
Ohio 8,147 32,032 $4.25M
North Carolina 5,987 27,378 $2.83M
Illinois 6,423 26,074 $3.24M
Georgia 5,170 23,243 $2.79M
Missouri 4,009 18,713 $2.26M
Tennessee 4,180 17,367 $2.02M
Louisiana 3,439 16,654 $1.73M
Michigan 4,604 16,479 $2.34M
Arizona 4,493 15,970 $1.88M
Indiana 3,440 13,696 $1.86M
Virginia 3,354 13,468 $1.68M
Kentucky 2,990 13,247 $1.55M
South Carolina 2,830 12,070 $1.36M
Alabama 2,695 11,803 $1.28M
Arkansas 2,099 10,623 $1.06M
Oklahoma 2,605 10,274 $1.45M
Iowa 1,847 9,704 $1.07M
Wisconsin 2,173 9,353 $1.23M
Washington 2,056 8,887 $1.05M
Colorado 1,931 7,510 $880K
Massachusetts 1,740 7,355 $886K
Minnesota 1,901 7,340 $939K
Mississippi 1,485 7,326 $757K
Maryland 2,046 7,178 $952K
Connecticut 1,886 7,086 $927K
Kansas 1,483 6,828 $884K
Oregon 1,381 5,705 $688K
Nebraska 1,015 5,168 $571K
West Virginia 1,183 4,844 $578K
Nevada 1,154 4,206 $529K
Hawaii 944 3,607 $414K
Utah 808 3,111 $401K
New Mexico 768 2,858 $371K
Maine 701 2,605 $372K
Idaho 594 2,463 $273K
Rhode Island 439 2,046 $235K
South Dakota 380 2,026 $206K
Delaware 621 1,901 $291K
Montana 425 1,831 $206K
New Hampshire 413 1,673 $222K
North Dakota 315 1,474 $172K
Wyoming 253 1,059 $122K
Vermont 228 819 $117K
District of Columbia 175 557 $75.8K
Alaska 118 380 $50.5K
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 IBANDRONATE SODIUM

Provider Medicare Claims City State
NELSON RIVERA RIVERA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled815

VILLALBA

Puerto Rico

JULIAN ARANA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled755

CORAL GABLES

Florida

DONG SHIN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled729

LOS ANGELES

California

JAE YOO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled722

LOS ANGELES

California

NOUNEH DANIELYAN M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled712

LOS ANGELES

California

YOUNG-JIK LEE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled638

LOS ANGELES

California

CHANG LEE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled629

FLUSHING

New York

DONG CHUNG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled594

LOS ANGELES

California

ANGEL VIDAL M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled573

MIAMI

Florida

WU LIU M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled558

EL MONTE

California

HILDEBERT BLASCO MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled551

CAROLINA

Puerto Rico

JORGE MUNDO MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled539

HUMACAO

Puerto Rico

MARILU COLON M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled525

FORT MYERS

Florida

LEANDRO OTERO MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled515

MIAMI

Florida

JORGE ZAMORA-QUEZADA M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled513

EDINBURG

Texas

JUNG BAE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled482

LOS ANGELES

California

PEN HONG LEE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled478

MONTEREY PARK

California

DENNIS SUAREZ MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled441

MAYAGUEZ

Puerto Rico

SOO KANG

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled434

NORWALK

California

OSCAR CHIEN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled424

SAN GABRIEL

California

HUN KANG M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled405

LOS ANGELES

California

MIKE ROSTAMI MD

Hospitals, General Acute Care Hospital

Claims Filled401

LOS ANGELES

California

EDUARDO UMPIERRE VELA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled394

MOROVIS

Puerto Rico

SUNG-NAE BYUN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled387

LOS ANGELES

California

HING WONG MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled383

LOS ANGELES

California