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PIOGLITAZONE HCL

Pioglitazone is used to treat type 2 diabetes (condition in which the body does not use insulin normally and therefore cannot control the amount of sugar in the blood). Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2015

2.48M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 125 of 3395

$97.8M
Retail Cost

Rank: 272 of 3395

484,121
Patients

Rank: 156 of 3395

138,590
Prescribers

Rank: 185 of 3395

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42%

of people say

it's worth it

30%

of people say

it worked well

21%

of people say

it's a huge hassle

This Drug's History

Claims

The number of Medicare prescriptions for this drug each year

N/A

2011

792K

2012

2.5M

2013

2.43M

2014

2.48M

2015

Spending

The total Part D spending on this drug
each year

N/A

2011

$180M

2012

$349M

2013

$175M

2014

$97.8M

2015

Average Patient Cost

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

N/A

2011

$117

2012

$153

2013

$112

2014

$75

2015

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 71,243 355,544 $12.6M
Texas 43,413 192,884 $8.37M
New York 29,535 164,012 $6.34M
Florida 33,184 154,467 $5.9M
Ohio 23,551 118,680 $5.5M
Pennsylvania 20,002 108,961 $6.91M
North Carolina 19,089 104,345 $2.96M
Illinois 16,527 82,857 $3.17M
Georgia 13,939 77,446 $2.57M
Michigan 17,776 75,452 $3.19M
Tennessee 11,733 59,263 $2.93M
South Carolina 9,966 52,816 $1.86M
Indiana 10,782 52,300 $2.29M
New Jersey 10,849 51,078 $2.14M
Missouri 8,659 48,656 $1.51M
Virginia 9,670 47,874 $2.05M
Alabama 9,602 47,309 $1.7M
Arizona 10,136 45,606 $1.67M
Kentucky 7,989 45,287 $1.63M
Louisiana 6,834 40,643 $1.09M
Oklahoma 7,370 37,417 $1.98M
Wisconsin 7,538 36,234 $1.51M
Massachusetts 6,344 35,086 $1.68M
Iowa 5,474 31,028 $844K
Arkansas 4,957 30,148 $749K
Washington 5,878 28,205 $1.13M
Mississippi 4,703 27,669 $841K
Connecticut 5,656 27,276 $1.32M
Kansas 4,795 25,651 $997K
Colorado 5,302 25,085 $953K
Minnesota 5,351 24,402 $901K
Maryland 5,396 22,758 $1.11M
West Virginia 4,061 22,190 $881K
Oregon 4,083 20,052 $768K
Nebraska 3,377 19,746 $507K
Nevada 4,155 17,823 $589K
Utah 3,073 14,029 $632K
Idaho 2,638 12,689 $576K
New Mexico 2,691 12,356 $455K
Hawaii 2,113 9,977 $345K
Rhode Island 1,183 6,994 $481K
Montana 1,162 5,953 $169K
South Dakota 1,110 5,931 $154K
Maine 1,298 5,597 $390K
New Hampshire 1,094 5,334 $268K
Delaware 1,224 4,696 $286K
North Dakota 687 3,524 $94.4K
Vermont 632 3,046 $159K
Wyoming 561 2,727 $93.5K
Alaska 372 2,614 $84.7K
District of Columbia 447 2,210 $94.6K
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 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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Top prescribers for PIOGLITAZONE HCL

Provider Medicare Claims City State
SANDEEP SODHI MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled1,259

RIVERSIDE

California

STEPHEN WELTON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,204

SIKESTON

Missouri

AHED MANSOURA MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled952

ROME

Georgia

HERNAN BAQUERIZO M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled931

MIAMI

Florida

HEW QUON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled908

LOS ANGELES

California

SHAHED QUYYUMI MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled892

STATEN ISLAND

New York

JAIME ESTRADA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled886

CALEXICO

California

CHARLES FILLINGANE DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled871

FLOWOOD

Mississippi

NICHOLAS TRAN M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled845

WESTMINSTER

California

RICHARD DODD M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled832

ASHEVILLE

North Carolina

GEORGE CHAO MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled797

MODESTO

California

MOHAMMAD IBRAHIM MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled776

WEST PATERSON

New Jersey

TUONG HA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled772

COVINA

California

ZHAOYANG PAN M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled770

LOS ANGELES

California

ZAHID SAQIB MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled755

CARMI

Illinois

THOMAS SARGERO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled750

HAMILTON

Ohio

HERACH YADEGARIAN M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled745

GLENDALE

California

RODOLFO GUZMAN M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled739

BRONX

New York

CHRISTOPHER CASE M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled733

JEFFERSON CITY

Missouri

JANE MAYRIN MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled678

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

GLENN SCHEXNAYDER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled668

DONALDSONVILLE

Louisiana

RAUF BABA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled668

DYERSBURG

Tennessee

PATRICK MOORE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled645

LAFAYETTE

Louisiana

ANTONIO VILLALVAZO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled636

FRESNO

California

KAREN AGERSBORG DO

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled630

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania