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GEMFIBROZIL

Lopid (gemfibrozil) is a fibric acid that lowers the levels of triglycerides and bad cholesterol in your blood, while raising the levels of good cholesterols. Source: Iodine  *

*This description is for related drug Lopid

At a Glance: This Drug in 2016

1.71M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 171 of 3393

$26.9M
Retail Cost

Rank: 646 of 3393

366,303
Patients

Rank: 201 of 3393

143,042
Prescribers

Rank: 184 of 3393

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This Drug's History

Claims

The number of Medicare prescriptions for this drug each year

2.21M

2012

2.18M

2013

2.04M

2014

1.88M

2015

1.35M

2016

Spending

The total Part D spending on this drug
each year

$55.4M

2012

$55.5M

2013

$40.7M

2014

$30.1M

2015

$20.7M

2016

Average Patient Cost

Average amount that patients paid each year.

$128

2012

$128

2013

$97

2014

$77

2015

$60

2016

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 40,544 181,584 $2.97M
Florida 35,441 140,695 $2.3M
Texas 25,671 106,054 $1.84M
New York 18,918 92,141 $1.46M
Ohio 14,296 69,286 $1.22M
Pennsylvania 13,205 68,635 $992K
Michigan 13,814 59,443 $1.06M
Tennessee 12,244 57,622 $977K
Illinois 11,120 52,360 $820K
Georgia 9,861 49,818 $715K
North Carolina 10,245 48,978 $683K
Missouri 8,754 48,085 $636K
Arizona 10,167 41,987 $831K
Kentucky 7,155 37,449 $512K
Indiana 7,956 36,080 $638K
Wisconsin 7,505 32,752 $625K
Massachusetts 6,559 32,723 $458K
Alabama 6,726 30,400 $482K
Virginia 6,482 29,695 $476K
Louisiana 5,687 29,285 $443K
Minnesota 6,469 28,102 $479K
Arkansas 5,118 28,020 $315K
Iowa 5,311 26,990 $342K
Oklahoma 5,735 26,862 $423K
New Jersey 5,554 24,107 $404K
Washington 5,297 23,366 $394K
South Carolina 4,690 21,752 $334K
Kansas 3,988 20,728 $280K
Mississippi 3,790 20,531 $239K
Colorado 4,290 18,640 $329K
Oregon 3,614 16,857 $283K
Maryland 3,858 15,754 $297K
West Virginia 2,998 15,287 $205K
Nevada 3,146 12,779 $208K
New Mexico 3,180 12,621 $209K
Connecticut 2,447 11,587 $190K
Nebraska 1,817 9,979 $118K
Idaho 1,853 8,125 $145K
South Dakota 1,375 7,049 $87.1K
Montana 1,468 6,624 $96.5K
Maine 1,551 6,573 $147K
Rhode Island 1,181 6,517 $110K
New Hampshire 1,315 5,815 $112K
Hawaii 1,327 5,339 $106K
North Dakota 1,092 5,326 $79.9K
Utah 1,275 5,275 $94.6K
Vermont 759 3,094 $55K
Delaware 816 3,078 $65.7K
Wyoming 663 2,967 $44.9K
District of Columbia 244 1,065 $15.1K
Alaska 183 912 $13.6K
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 GEMFIBROZIL

Provider Medicare Claims City State
THOMAS MCGARRY M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled199

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

JOSE DIAZ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled199

CORAL GABLES

Florida

OWEN THOMPSON

Family Medicine

Claims Filled198

BARNESVILLE

Minnesota

HEATHER ABRAHAMSON DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled198

WOFFORD HEIGHTS

California

SIAVASH KARIMIAN MD, ABFM

Family Medicine

Claims Filled197

ROSWELL

New Mexico

PRAVIN PATEL MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled197

COLDWATER

Mississippi

ANDREA RYAN ARNP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled196

PORTSMOUTH

Ohio

JOHN TURNER DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled195

CANTON

Texas

PRAVEEN ARLA D.O

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled195

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

RICHARD METSKER NP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled194

JOPLIN

Missouri

SOLEDAD LEE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled193

BUENA PARK

California

KARUNASREE KANURI M.D.,

Family Medicine

Claims Filled193

WEST LOGAN

West Virginia

CARLOS SABATES MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled193

MIAMI

Florida

MARIA FERNANDEZ

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled193

MIAMI

Florida

BRIAN MATHERNE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled193

HOUMA

Louisiana

KHALIDA MAHDI

Family Medicine

Claims Filled193

WICHITA

Kansas

SALVADOR HERNANDEZ MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled193

INDIO

California

ROBERT HALSTED M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled191

WASHINGTON

Missouri

MIN CHA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled190

LOS ANGELES

California

RAYMOND BACULI M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled189

SALEM

Oregon

WEINING LIANG MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled189

FLUSHING

New York

ALBERT KWAN MD

Surgery

Claims Filled188

CLOVIS

New Mexico

MARIA ECHEVARRIA CARDONA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled188

AIBONITO

Puerto Rico

FADI SABA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled187

ST PETERSBURG

Florida

PATRICIA BOWMAN CFNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled187

NEW MARTINSVILLE

West Virginia