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CYANOCOBALAMIN INJECTION

CYANOCOBALAMIN (VITAMIN B-12)

Nasocobal (cyanocobalamin) is also known as vitamin B12. It is an important vitamin that breaks down fat and carbohydrates for energy, and helps make proteins and cells. Source: Iodine  *

*This description is for related drug cyanocobalamin

At a Glance: This Drug in 2015

15K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 1181 of 3395

$217K
Retail Cost

Rank: 2187 of 3395

3,984
Patients

Rank: 1204 of 3395

2,449
Prescribers

Rank: 1295 of 3395

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This Drug's History

Claims

The number of Medicare prescriptions for this drug each year

47.3K

2011

48.2K

2012

32.6K

2013

14.1K

2014

15K

2015

Spending

The total Part D spending on this drug
each year

$221K

2011

$225K

2012

$254K

2013

$132K

2014

$217K

2015

Average Patient Cost

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

$7

2011

$9

2012

$14

2013

$13

2014

$22

2015

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
Florida 1,559 5,687 $104K
New York 1,268 5,007 $48.6K
Michigan 479 1,598 $29.6K
Massachusetts 180 1,109 $11.6K
Pennsylvania 82 556 $5,373
California 187 374 $5,884
Tennessee 36 137 $2,765
Vermont 33 $254
Illinois 29 $269
South Carolina 24 $498
New Hampshire 23 $212
Ohio 14 21 $121
Maine 13 $245
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 »

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