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LEVEMIR FLEXTOUCH

INSULIN DETEMIR

Levemir (insulin detemir) is a long-acting insulin medicine for diabetes. It acts like the insulin that your body naturally produces to process sugars and fats, and it keeps your blood sugar stable throughout the day. Source: Iodine  *

*This description is for related drug Levemir

At a Glance: This Drug in 2016

2.55M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 131 of 3393

$1.42B
Retail Cost

Rank: 18 of 3393

525,380
Patients

Rank: 155 of 3393

170,878
Prescribers

Rank: 150 of 3393

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45%

of people say

it's worth it

35%

of people say

it worked well

22%

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

2012

N/A

2013

441K

2014

2.33M

2015

2.55M

2016

Spending

The total Part D spending on this drug
each year

N/A

2012

N/A

2013

$226M

2014

$1.26B

2015

$1.42B

2016

Average Patient Cost

Average amount that patients paid each year.

N/A

2012

N/A

2013

$887

2014

$2,527

2015

$2,701

2016

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
Texas 48,737 211,027 $127M
New York 38,334 191,334 $97.5M
Florida 37,880 163,178 $91.6M
Pennsylvania 30,005 150,326 $77.8M
California 29,583 137,468 $65.6M
Ohio 25,526 125,669 $69M
North Carolina 23,069 113,354 $57.7M
Michigan 21,107 94,875 $63.1M
Georgia 17,572 84,280 $43.5M
Illinois 16,503 78,153 $44.1M
New Jersey 16,000 72,087 $37.6M
Indiana 15,212 71,652 $42M
South Carolina 14,345 69,485 $38M
Missouri 14,143 68,373 $37.2M
Tennessee 14,936 65,645 $38.8M
Virginia 12,290 60,434 $33.2M
Kentucky 11,249 56,528 $33M
Alabama 11,108 49,197 $28.5M
Maryland 10,245 45,023 $25.5M
Oklahoma 8,497 40,663 $25.9M
Louisiana 8,382 38,846 $19.8M
Mississippi 8,195 38,039 $21.5M
Kansas 7,591 37,045 $18.3M
Connecticut 7,890 36,899 $23.2M
Wisconsin 7,184 35,090 $21.5M
Iowa 6,471 34,002 $18.2M
Massachusetts 6,744 32,097 $19.3M
Washington 6,157 29,822 $17M
Arkansas 6,002 29,438 $17.8M
West Virginia 6,057 29,305 $18.1M
Arizona 6,709 27,137 $16.3M
Colorado 5,762 27,079 $14.8M
Minnesota 5,302 26,046 $15.2M
Nebraska 3,831 19,740 $10M
Nevada 3,934 16,272 $9.08M
New Mexico 3,771 16,213 $9.6M
Oregon 3,263 14,645 $8.36M
Maine 2,770 13,954 $9.56M
New Hampshire 2,251 10,333 $6.37M
Idaho 2,141 9,966 $5.7M
North Dakota 1,819 9,676 $5.18M
Utah 2,164 9,432 $6.11M
Delaware 2,026 7,625 $4.95M
Rhode Island 1,378 7,472 $3.69M
South Dakota 1,526 7,468 $3.98M
Montana 1,412 6,954 $3.75M
Hawaii 1,405 6,027 $3.92M
District of Columbia 1,315 5,135 $2.79M
Wyoming 850 4,457 $2.26M
Vermont 718 3,297 $2.51M
Alaska 421 1,747 $1.2M
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 »

Incorrect Info?

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Top prescribers for LEVEMIR FLEXTOUCH

Provider Medicare Claims City State
TERENCE FRINKS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,071

TUCKER

Georgia

MAHER ALESALI MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled780

WHITE HALL

Arkansas

BRADLEY GOAD DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled723

WOODLAWN

Virginia

YEVGENIYA DYNKEVICH MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled701

BROOKLYN

New York

TIMOTHY RODGERS M. D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled679

GOLDEN

Colorado

BRADLEY WARD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled650

TAYLORSVILLE

Georgia

KARI SHIELDS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled632

GRAYSON

Kentucky

WYATT BLAKE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled619

MONTICELLO

Georgia

DALE MCGREGOR D.O.

Emergency Medicine

Claims Filled619

MOULTRIE

Georgia

FREDRICK SHORT DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled617

TONGANOXIE

Kansas

JOHN NELSON M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled597

ASHEVILLE

North Carolina

CHRISTOPHER HESTER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled594

BELLEFONTE

Pennsylvania

SVETLANA BABEKOVA NP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled568

JAMAICA

New York

CHARLES MAXVILL DO

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled560

EULESS

Texas

HARRY SAHI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled532

LEMOYNE

Pennsylvania

DANIEL MACIAS MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled530

HUNTINGTON

West Virginia

ROBERT PEARLSTEIN D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled508

PLYMOUTH MEETING

Pennsylvania

CHRISTOPHER PATTERSON MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled494

ASHEVILLE

North Carolina

MIGUEL STUBBS M.D.,P.C.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled491

SMYRNA

Georgia

SHIRLEY FRANTZ M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled489

AURORA

Colorado

PATRICK O'BRIEN MD

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled487

RALEIGH

North Carolina

KEITH SHEALY M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled484

LANCASTER

South Carolina

LAN NGUYEN MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled470

WESTMINSTER

California

MAZEN MADHOUN MD

Hospice and Palliative Medicine

Claims Filled469

ROANOKE

Virginia

JOHN CORDER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled467

ASHEVILLE

North Carolina