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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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it's worth it

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it worked well

14%

of people say

it's a huge hassle

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
THOMAS BLEVINS M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled109

AUSTIN

Texas

MEHDI POORKAY M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled109

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

TILL HANSEN M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled109

WAILUKU

Hawaii

JED KAMINETSKY MD

Urology

Claims Filled109

NEW YORK

New York

NICHOLAS TRITOS MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled108

BOSTON

Massachusetts

LONNIE AILES M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled108

VALPARAISO

Indiana

DAVID NGUYEN D O PA

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled108

PINELLAS PARK

Florida

JAMES ZACHARY M.D.

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled108

AUSTIN

Texas

OSVALDO PADRON M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled107

TAMPA

Florida

ALEXANDER DEL ROSARIO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled106

PALM SPRINGS

California

DINAMARIE GARCIA BANIGAN MD MPH

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled106

BURLINGTON

Massachusetts

IVAN PINON MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled106

ALBUQUERQUE

New Mexico

JAMES LUCKETT MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled106

FT LAUDERDALE

Florida

NEIL FLYNN MD, MPH

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled105

SACRAMENTO

California

EDWARD MERKER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled105

NEW YORK

New York

LEE LISKEY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled105

SAN FRANCISCO

California

LARRY LIPSHULTZ MD

Urology

Claims Filled105

HOUSTON

Texas

MARTIN COHEN MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled104

MIAMI

Florida

GARY WOODALL M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled104

SAN DIEGO

California

STEVEN NORRIS MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled103

INDIANAPOLIS

Indiana

MARC LARIVIERE MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled103

LOS ANGELES

California

ROSS COHEN M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled102

LAKE WORTH

Florida

RICHARD CHERLIN M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled101

LOS GATOS

California

RICHARD LOFTUS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled101

RANCHO MIRAGE

California

ROLANDO RIVERA M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled100

BONITA SPRINGS

Florida