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ANDROGEL

TESTOSTERONE

Treats low testosterone levels when your body does not produce enough natural testosterone. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

482K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 352 of 3362

$282M
Retail Cost

Rank: 106 of 3362

129,542
Patients

Rank: 372 of 3362

67,964
Prescribers

Rank: 336 of 3362

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Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 17,527 68,799 $38M
Florida 13,112 46,441 $26.4M
Texas 10,317 35,565 $21.7M
New York 6,998 25,282 $16.2M
North Carolina 5,612 21,019 $12.1M
Pennsylvania 5,066 19,458 $11M
Ohio 4,931 16,957 $10.6M
Georgia 4,074 14,853 $8.42M
Michigan 4,139 13,885 $9.36M
Illinois 3,542 13,202 $8.2M
Arizona 3,558 12,498 $7.26M
New Jersey 3,502 12,263 $8.19M
Tennessee 3,424 12,261 $7.03M
Massachusetts 2,497 11,594 $6.15M
South Carolina 2,802 10,357 $5.82M
Virginia 2,957 10,218 $6.24M
Missouri 2,625 9,807 $5.43M
Indiana 2,741 9,789 $5.89M
Kentucky 2,353 8,277 $5.18M
Washington 2,196 8,059 $4.68M
Wisconsin 1,910 7,633 $4.4M
Colorado 2,032 7,310 $4.21M
Alabama 1,927 6,790 $3.69M
Maryland 1,931 6,365 $4.28M
Oregon 1,627 6,264 $3.55M
Louisiana 1,630 5,888 $3.14M
Minnesota 1,452 5,658 $3.36M
Oklahoma 1,432 5,074 $2.79M
Connecticut 1,315 5,029 $3.18M
Utah 1,108 4,043 $2.22M
Nevada 1,075 3,820 $2.22M
Kansas 978 3,661 $2.02M
Iowa 760 3,138 $1.74M
West Virginia 915 3,135 $1.77M
New Mexico 834 3,051 $1.71M
Arkansas 722 2,335 $1.24M
Mississippi 607 2,124 $1.11M
Hawaii 573 2,057 $1.21M
Maine 542 2,046 $1.25M
Nebraska 531 2,043 $1.11M
Idaho 543 1,992 $1.12M
New Hampshire 459 1,991 $965K
Rhode Island 407 1,632 $804K
Delaware 504 1,608 $1.16M
Montana 284 1,068 $565K
Vermont 256 1,033 $591K
District of Columbia 258 971 $601K
South Dakota 184 731 $386K
Wyoming 146 521 $297K
North Dakota 123 494 $234K
Alaska 95 297 $231K
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 ANDROGEL

Provider Medicare Claims City State
BARRY RODWICK M. D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled144

CLEARWATER

Florida

SUSAN SANCHEZ M.D.

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled144

LOS ANGELES

California

MARSHALL WIENER M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled143

VICTORIA

Texas

VIRGINIA CAFARO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled143

SAN FRANCISCO

California

MICHAEL DUNN M.D.

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled141

TAMPA

Florida

FELICIA STERMAN MD, MPH

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled140

SAN FRANCISCO

California

MICHAEL HALL M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled140

LOS ANGELES

California

SHAWN HASSLER M.D.

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled139

SAN FRANCISCO

California

JOSEPH OLIVIERI

Family Medicine

Claims Filled139

BROOKLYN

New York

AARON WILLCOTT MSPAS, PA-C

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled138

SAN DIEGO

California

CARLOS SANTA-CRUZ MD

Urology

Claims Filled138

MIAMI

Florida

DOMINIC RIGANOTTI D.O.

Specialist

Claims Filled138

WILTON MANORS

Florida

THANES VANIG MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled138

PHOENIX

Arizona

GARY RICHMOND M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled137

FORT LAUDERDALE

Florida

GERALD LEVINE M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled137

SANTA MONICA

California

PETER SNYDER MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled136

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

ROBERT COWLES M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled135

GREENSBORO

Georgia

STEVEN LUKE MD

Urology

Claims Filled135

NAPLES

Florida

JEANNE HERSHEY-WEBER NP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled135

BEVERLY HILLS

California

MARK HIGGINS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled134

SAN FRANCISCO

California

ANN EASLEY NP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled134

BEVERLY HILLS

California

JOHN TUTTLE MD

Urology

Claims Filled134

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

JAMES DWYER D.O.

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled131

FORT LAUDERDALE

Florida

CLIFFORD KINDER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled130

MIAMI

Florida

MICHAEL GOTTLIEB MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled130

LOS ANGELES

California