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MIACALCIN

CALCITONIN,SALMON,SYNTHETIC

Miacalcin (calcitonin) blocks the cells that break down bone. This makes stronger bones and lowers calcium levels in the blood. Source: Iodine  *

*This description is for related drug calcitonin

At a Glance: This Drug in 2015

2,967
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 1750 of 3395

$8.64M
Retail Cost

Rank: 962 of 3395

700
Patients

Rank: 1849 of 3395

733
Prescribers

Rank: 1780 of 3395

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This Drug's History

Claims

The number of Medicare prescriptions for this drug each year

12.7K

2011

7,522

2012

6,791

2013

4,655

2014

2,967

2015

Spending

The total Part D spending on this drug
each year

$2.17M

2011

$1.65M

2012

$1.67M

2013

$3.39M

2014

$8.64M

2015

Average Patient Cost

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

$201

2011

$260

2012

$260

2013

$288

2014

$436

2015

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
New York 88 454 $2.23M
California 68 291 $658K
Florida 68 257 $883K
Pennsylvania 49 226 $382K
New Jersey 40 213 $373K
Texas 35 157 $684K
Ohio 34 132 $348K
Virginia 20 113 $611K
Illinois 21 96 $144K
Tennessee 19 93 $218K
Wisconsin 17 76 $223K
Kentucky 19 63 $181K
Massachusetts 12 61 $195K
Arizona 12 54 $123K
Oklahoma 16 48 $190K
Washington 47 $102K
Maryland 14 40 $109K
Hawaii 37 $12K
Connecticut 37 $22.8K
Indiana 12 35 $78.5K
Michigan 12 31 $84.3K
Missouri 31 $19K
Georgia 11 30 $78.8K
West Virginia 28 $14K
Alabama 26 $19.5K
North Carolina 25 $87.5K
Louisiana 11 24 $77.1K
Nebraska 22 $20.3K
Minnesota 20 $18.3K
Arkansas 20 $67.5K
South Dakota 18 $5,482
South Carolina 17 $15.7K
Colorado 16 $7,596
New Hampshire 14 $4,210
Kansas 14 $28K
Montana 14 $191K
Iowa 13 $3,934
Maine 13 $3,699
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 2015 includes more than 1.4 billion prescriptions written by nearly 1.4 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 447,000 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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