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LANTUS SOLOSTAR

INSULIN GLARGINE,HUM.REC.ANLOG

Lantus (insulin glargine) is a long-acting synthetic insulin for diabetes. It acts the same way as the insulin your body produces to break down sugars and fats. Source: Iodine  *

*This description is for related drug Lantus

At a Glance: This Drug in 2016

5.03M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 66 of 3393

$2.53B
Retail Cost

Rank: 3 of 3393

1,075,248
Patients

Rank: 89 of 3393

245,447
Prescribers

Rank: 89 of 3393

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67%

of people say

it's worth it

51%

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

2.92M

2012

3.86M

2013

4.44M

2014

4.86M

2015

5.03M

2016

Spending

The total Part D spending on this drug
each year

$851M

2012

$1.37B

2013

$2.02B

2014

$2.48B

2015

$2.53B

2016

Average Patient Cost

Average amount that patients paid each year.

$1,292

2012

$1,590

2013

$2,073

2014

$2,385

2015

$2,349

2016

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
New York 89,829 440,451 $201M
California 85,162 382,266 $167M
Texas 73,391 302,480 $170M
Florida 65,389 283,395 $142M
Pennsylvania 59,411 277,847 $132M
Ohio 55,039 254,686 $126M
Michigan 49,793 209,419 $125M
Illinois 43,985 203,040 $101M
North Carolina 43,193 201,330 $97.6M
Wisconsin 28,522 137,832 $68.8M
New Jersey 29,812 132,437 $64.4M
Indiana 29,199 131,137 $71.3M
Missouri 27,263 127,019 $62.8M
Minnesota 26,087 125,250 $61.1M
Massachusetts 25,698 117,305 $59.9M
Georgia 26,743 115,831 $59.2M
Virginia 24,165 106,937 $54.9M
Tennessee 24,489 105,025 $57.6M
Washington 21,674 99,271 $51.2M
Kentucky 19,017 91,892 $48.2M
South Carolina 18,654 84,782 $43.4M
Louisiana 18,848 83,939 $41.7M
Alabama 19,013 79,569 $42M
Arizona 16,601 66,593 $35.6M
Maryland 16,085 63,202 $33M
Iowa 12,474 62,989 $31.5M
Oregon 12,907 59,305 $29.3M
Connecticut 13,501 58,256 $31.5M
West Virginia 11,012 52,922 $29.3M
Oklahoma 11,202 48,724 $26.4M
Kansas 9,891 46,130 $21.2M
Arkansas 9,827 45,722 $24.6M
Colorado 10,375 44,817 $22.3M
Mississippi 8,636 38,096 $20M
Nevada 8,008 31,023 $16.5M
New Mexico 6,643 28,734 $14.5M
Utah 6,361 26,624 $15.1M
Idaho 5,654 26,453 $12.9M
Nebraska 5,291 25,746 $12.2M
Maine 5,671 25,192 $14.3M
North Dakota 3,873 20,289 $8.97M
Rhode Island 3,508 18,772 $7.75M
Hawaii 4,283 17,676 $9.79M
New Hampshire 4,078 17,481 $8.94M
Montana 3,295 16,730 $7.49M
Vermont 3,526 16,280 $9.67M
South Dakota 3,222 15,955 $7.38M
Delaware 3,981 14,408 $8.03M
District of Columbia 2,513 9,497 $4.67M
Alaska 1,509 6,622 $3.58M
Wyoming 1,364 6,614 $2.94M
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 2016 includes more than 1.5 billion prescriptions written by 1.1 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists over 460,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. More than three-fourths of these prescriptions went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients. Methodology »

Incorrect Info?

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Top prescribers for LANTUS SOLOSTAR

Provider Medicare Claims City State
VIREN SHAH MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled52

SUGARLAND

JILLIAN VOLNEK PA-C

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled100

APO

MARTHA GOMEZ MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled110

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

CARLOS LOPEZ ASENCIO MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled52

YAUCO

Puerto Rico

HYDEE COLLAZO SANTIAGO M.D.

Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine, Sports Medicine

Claims Filled51

ARROYO

Puerto Rico

MYRIAM ALLENDE-VIGO MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled71

HUMACAO

Puerto Rico

CESAR TRABANCO MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled58

PONCE

Puerto Rico

NESTOR UNGER M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled70

AIBONITO

Puerto Rico

VICTOR GORDO GONZALEZ MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled89

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

MANUEL VEGA CAMIS M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled58

SAN LORENZO

Puerto Rico

JOSE MARTINEZ SANTANA M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled54

GURABO

Puerto Rico

MARIO MALDONADO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled54

COROZAL

Puerto Rico

CARLOS MUNIZ MOLINERO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled90

AGUADA

Puerto Rico

ELLIOT MELECIO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled149

VEGA ALTA

Puerto Rico

DENISE CARO M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled59

MAYAGUEZ

Puerto Rico

LUIS FORTI ISALES M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled80

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico

RAFAEL GONZALEZ-ROSARIO M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled108

RIO PIEDRAS

Puerto Rico

AGUSTIN LOPEZ-COVAS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled53

HUMACAO

Puerto Rico

LUIS NIEVES GONZALEZ M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled54

ISABELA

Puerto Rico

GLADYNETTE ROSARIO M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled71

CAROLINA

Puerto Rico

LUIS DOMENECH MD

General Practice

Claims Filled89

SANTA ISABEL

Puerto Rico

ALBERTO SASTRE MD

Specialist

Claims Filled51

CIALES

Puerto Rico

PEDRO ROMAN EYXARCH MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled63

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico

MARCOS PARRILLA RIOS MD

Specialist

Claims Filled59

SAN LORENZO

Puerto Rico

MANUEL ALEGRE

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled95

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico