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ANDROGEL

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

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
CHARLES TEEPLE MD

Urology

Claims Filled115

AMARILLO

Texas

ROBERT BRANDT MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled114

DAYTON

Ohio

DOMINIC RIGANOTTI D.O.

Specialist

Claims Filled114

WILTON MANORS

Florida

FELICIA STERMAN MD, MPH

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled114

SAN FRANCISCO

California

SUSAN SANCHEZ M.D.

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled114

LOS ANGELES

California

CARLOS SANTA-CRUZ MD

Specialist

Claims Filled114

MIAMI

Florida

GEORGE COSERIU MD

Urology

Claims Filled113

CLEVELAND

Ohio

BRIAN BEESLEY DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled113

COLUMBUS

Ohio

STEPHEN LAZAROU M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled113

WELLESLEY

Massachusetts

THOMAS SMITH MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled113

SEATTLE

Washington

DOUGLAS SWARTZ MD

Urology

Claims Filled113

JACKSONVILLE

Florida

RICHARD LOFTUS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled113

PALM SPRINGS

California

STEVEN MOORE M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled112

SAINT PAUL

Minnesota

LESLIE KAPLAN MD

Urology

Claims Filled111

SANTA MONICA

California

MITCHELL HAMBURG M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled111

KANSAS CITY

Missouri

ANTHONY SCARSELLA M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled111

BEVERLY HILLS

California

MARK KELLY MD

Urology

Claims Filled111

SANTA MONICA

California

DANIEL BERGER MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled111

SANTA BARBARA

California

PATRICK DALTON MD PC

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled110

NEW YORK

New York

ROBERT BRANNIGAN MD

Urology

Claims Filled109

CHICAGO

Illinois

LAWRENCE BENDER DO

Urology

Claims Filled109

RICHLANDS

Virginia

MARK WHITESIDE M.D.

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled108

KEY WEST

Florida

EDWARD MERKER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled108

NEW YORK

New York

JOSEPH LONERGAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled108

SAN DIEGO

California

H. MATSCHKE M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled108

LAKE FOREST

Illinois