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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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57%

of people say

it's worth it

71%

of people say

it worked well

14%

of people say

it's a huge hassle

This Drug's History

Claims

The number of Medicare prescriptions for this drug each year

326K

2011

453K

2012

605K

2013

482K

2014

341K

2015

Spending

The total Part D spending on this drug
each year

$131M

2011

$205M

2012

$308M

2013

$282M

2014

$245M

2015

Average Patient Cost

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

$249

2011

$260

2012

$268

2013

$312

2014

$376

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 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
KENNETH MITCHELL PA-C

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled100

WOODBURY

Minnesota

SUZANNE RIEKE MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled99

BURLINGTON

Massachusetts

DAVID BERNDT DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled98

DAVIE

Florida

MICHAEL WOHLFEILER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled98

MIAMI BEACH

Florida

GEORGE COSERIU MD

Urology

Claims Filled98

CLEVELAND

Ohio

WILLIAM SCHIFF M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled97

FRESNO

California

HERB SINGH M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled97

AUSTIN

Texas

MITCHELL AKMAN M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled97

REDDING

California

ALINE BROWN MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled97

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

DONNA SWEET MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled97

WICHITA

Kansas

CHRISTOPHER HOLT MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled97

SAN DIEGO

California

THOMAS SMITH MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled97

SEATTLE

Washington

MARK KELLY MD

Urology

Claims Filled97

SANTA MONICA

California

GARY PITTS M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled97

BOONE

North Carolina

WILLIAM CONNERS MD

Urology

Claims Filled96

CHESTNUT HILL

Massachusetts

GERARD CURTIS M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled96

SARASOTA

Florida

KEN-RYU HAN MD

Urology

Claims Filled96

GLENDALE

Arizona

JAY KOSTMAN MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled95

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

STEPHEN HENRY M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled95

PASADENA

California

BRAD WOLFSON MD

Urology

Claims Filled94

PALM SPRINGS

California

JEFFREY ZEITUNG M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled94

LA JOLLA

California

PAULOS YOHANNES MD

Urology

Claims Filled93

FREMONT

Nebraska

ROBERT BRANDT MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled93

DAYTON

Ohio

THEINGI OO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled93

RANCHO CUCAMONGA

California

WILLIAM SHAY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled92

PROVINCETOWN

Massachusetts