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ANDROGEL

Treats low testosterone levels when your body does not produce enough natural testosterone. Testosterone is a male hormone. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2013

605K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 307 of 3238

$308M
Retail Cost

Rank: 76 of 3238

164,382
Patients

Rank: 319 of 3238

78,576
Prescribers

Rank: 285 of 3238

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Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 20,693 81,665 $39.9M
Florida 16,527 57,607 $28.7M
Texas 13,747 46,230 $24.2M
New York 8,863 31,362 $17.2M
North Carolina 7,334 26,642 $13.4M
Pennsylvania 6,405 24,727 $12.5M
Ohio 6,584 22,691 $12.2M
Georgia 5,431 19,426 $9.6M
Michigan 5,649 18,545 $10.8M
Tennessee 4,532 15,554 $7.85M
New Jersey 4,475 15,523 $9.01M
Arizona 4,258 14,943 $7.67M
Massachusetts 3,110 14,580 $6.68M
Illinois 3,900 14,405 $7.46M
Virginia 3,964 13,762 $7.16M
Missouri 3,481 12,886 $6.2M
Indiana 3,544 12,135 $6.45M
Kentucky 3,261 11,601 $6.1M
South Carolina 2,873 10,136 $4.91M
Alabama 2,774 9,744 $4.5M
Washington 2,643 9,734 $4.94M
Wisconsin 2,329 9,207 $4.64M
Colorado 2,367 8,701 $4.39M
Louisiana 2,228 7,984 $3.78M
Oregon 1,839 7,182 $3.56M
Maryland 2,182 7,151 $4.07M
Oklahoma 1,915 6,986 $3.34M
Minnesota 1,786 6,827 $3.58M
Connecticut 1,714 6,654 $3.56M
Utah 1,429 5,251 $2.53M
West Virginia 1,386 5,005 $2.51M
Kansas 1,358 4,949 $2.41M
Nevada 1,399 4,923 $2.47M
Iowa 1,024 4,354 $2.03M
New Mexico 1,060 3,847 $1.94M
Arkansas 1,100 3,650 $1.63M
Mississippi 913 3,384 $1.55M
Idaho 746 2,764 $1.36M
Maine 737 2,713 $1.46M
Nebraska 685 2,706 $1.28M
Hawaii 668 2,342 $1.19M
Delaware 694 2,248 $1.36M
New Hampshire 511 2,187 $932K
Rhode Island 481 1,980 $850K
District of Columbia 329 1,366 $748K
Montana 343 1,315 $620K
Vermont 299 1,263 $602K
South Dakota 260 914 $434K
Wyoming 168 625 $316K
North Dakota 133 570 $229K
Alaska 124 408 $251K
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. ProPublica combined that data with additional information released by CMS. The data for 2013 includes nearly 1.4 billion prescriptions written by 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 410,000 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
SHAWN HASSLER M.D.

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled182

SAN FRANCISCO

California

LARRY LIPSHULTZ MD

Urology

Claims Filled182

HOUSTON

Texas

THANES VANIG MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled182

PHOENIX

Arizona

IRWIN GOLDSTEIN MD

Pediatrics

Claims Filled179

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

AMY SITAPATI MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled178

WASHINGTON

District of Columbia

DANIEL LEE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled176

SAN DIEGO

California

DAVID SHAMBLAW M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled175

SAN DIEGO

California

JUAN GARCIA M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled170

HARLINGEN

Texas

NOAH LEE D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled170

OAKLAND PARK

Florida

MARK HIGGINS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled169

SAN FRANCISCO

California

DAVID BERNDT DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled168

DAVIE

Florida

MOHIT KHERA M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled164

HOUSTON

Texas

GERALD LEVINE M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled162

SANTA MONICA

California

JAMES ADAMS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled161

BEVERLY HILLS

California

MICHELLE POWELL M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled159

MIAMI

Florida

PETER SNYDER MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled158

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

JOSEPH DAHMAN FNP-C

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled158

PALM SPRINGS

California

ABDUL AL-KASSAB MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled158

ROCHESTER HILLS

Michigan

OSVALDO PADRON M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled158

TAMPA

Florida

VIRGINIA CAFARO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled156

SAN FRANCISCO

California

MICHAEL TROTTER M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled155

AUSTIN

Texas

DAVID WILKINSON MD

Urology

Claims Filled152

BONITA SPRINGS

Florida

MARK SCHEPERLE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled148

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

MICHAEL WOHLFEILER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled147

MIAMI BEACH

Florida

MARK ILLEMAN FNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled147

SAN FRANCISCO

California