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LEVOXYL

LEVOTHYROXINE SODIUM

Synthroid (levothyroxine) is a synthetic version of the T4 thyroid hormone made by your thyroid gland. Thyroid hormones regulate metabolism, body temperature, heart rate, and other vitally important functions. Source: Iodine  *

*This description is for related drug Synthroid

At a Glance: This Drug in 2016

171K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 563 of 3393

$5.24M
Retail Cost

Rank: 1190 of 3393

40,648
Patients

Rank: 586 of 3393

25,008
Prescribers

Rank: 572 of 3393

More info on related drug Synthroid »

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75%

of people say

it's worth it

62%

of people say

it worked well

10%

of people say

it's a huge hassle

This Drug's History

Claims

The number of Medicare prescriptions for this drug each year

1.29M

2012

321K

2013

70K

2014

147K

2015

171K

2016

Spending

The total Part D spending on this drug
each year

$24M

2012

$6.45M

2013

$1.92M

2014

$4.37M

2015

$5.24M

2016

Average Patient Cost

Average amount that patients paid each year.

$69

2012

$38

2013

$75

2014

$117

2015

$129

2016

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 4,091 16,025 $498K
Massachusetts 3,038 11,672 $388K
New Jersey 3,027 10,779 $452K
Florida 2,329 9,349 $296K
New York 2,127 8,448 $285K
Pennsylvania 2,239 8,401 $323K
Texas 2,148 8,252 $259K
Michigan 2,129 7,293 $276K
Virginia 1,010 4,096 $134K
Ohio 1,002 3,781 $128K
North Carolina 837 3,687 $102K
Arizona 970 3,673 $111K
Indiana 873 3,520 $112K
Washington 812 3,160 $99.1K
South Carolina 662 2,872 $85K
Missouri 652 2,723 $76.1K
Tennessee 699 2,718 $90.4K
Illinois 673 2,602 $83K
Oregon 584 2,203 $69.5K
Georgia 503 2,181 $55.2K
New Mexico 484 2,064 $64.5K
New Hampshire 396 1,662 $51.5K
Maryland 470 1,617 $56.1K
Wisconsin 392 1,567 $53.5K
Louisiana 284 1,505 $38.9K
Connecticut 398 1,474 $51.3K
Colorado 373 1,420 $42.4K
Nevada 333 1,402 $41.3K
Kentucky 274 1,161 $35.5K
Maine 287 1,004 $33.9K
Utah 294 961 $38.7K
Minnesota 191 733 $30K
Mississippi 185 725 $17.2K
Kansas 175 698 $20.2K
Oklahoma 197 697 $24.5K
Alabama 174 640 $22.2K
Rhode Island 138 604 $18.7K
Montana 135 583 $19K
Idaho 124 406 $14.3K
West Virginia 117 394 $13.9K
Iowa 98 387 $10.9K
Arkansas 91 328 $9,465
Delaware 90 320 $13.6K
Nebraska 73 298 $9,021
Vermont 46 167 $6,582
Wyoming 53 158 $5,761
District of Columbia 31 125 $2,936
Hawaii 28 94 $3,595
South Dakota 18 66 $2,036
North Dakota 11 37 $1,539
Alaska 14 29 $1,082
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 »

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Top prescribers for LEVOXYL

Provider Medicare Claims City State
CARLOS MARTINEZ RIVERA MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled2,768

MAYAGUEZ

Puerto Rico

CHARLES TAYLOR MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled987

FARMINGTON HILLS

Michigan

DENISE CARO M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled952

MAYAGUEZ

Puerto Rico

OSVALDO JIMENEZ-MERCADO M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled905

SANTURCE

Puerto Rico

ANGEL ALEJANDRO M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled858

MIAMI

Florida

RAMON ORTIZ CARRASQUILLO M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled710

MANATI

Puerto Rico

OBED PEREZ-GONZALEZ MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled681

SAN GERMAN

Puerto Rico

MITCHELL AKMAN M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled677

REDDING

California

SUZETTE TORO M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled672

SAN GERMAN

Puerto Rico

MURRAY LAS

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled503

DENVILLE

New Jersey

MARTA TERLECKI MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled502

ALBUQUERQUE

New Mexico

CARMEN GONZALEZ MUNOZ M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled501

AGUADILLA

Puerto Rico

FRANCISCO NADAL MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled471

PONCE

Puerto Rico

MARIDELI SCANLAN MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled444

MARRERO

Louisiana

ELIHU GOREN MD PHD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled401

PLYMOUTH MEETING

Pennsylvania

MARK SILVER MD

Specialist

Claims Filled372

EDMONDS

Washington

DOMENIC AIELLO MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled361

NEW HARTFORD

New York

MIRLIA POLANCO MD

Claims Filled355

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

ANA LUGARO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled332

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

NIXZALIZ RODRIGUEZ RIVERA M. D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled326

PONCE

Puerto Rico

CARLOS SANTIAGOALICEA M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled313

MAYAGUEZ

Puerto Rico

CESAR TRABANCO MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled311

PONCE

Puerto Rico

JOHN CARROLL MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled291

WAUSAU

Wisconsin

LUIS RUIZ RIVERA M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled287

PONCE

Puerto Rico

JEFFREY LIEBLICH M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled285

HIGHLAND PARK

Illinois