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RISEDRONATE SODIUM

Actonel (risedronate) is a bisphosphonate. It slows down osteoclasts, which are the cells that break down bone. This results in greater bone mass, and lowers the possibility of fractures. Source: Iodine  *

*This description is for related drug Actonel

At a Glance: This Drug in 2015

225K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 509 of 3395

$60.2M
Retail Cost

Rank: 386 of 3395

66,371
Patients

Rank: 484 of 3395

43,355
Prescribers

Rank: 442 of 3395

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36%

of people say

it's worth it

19%

of people say

it worked well

25%

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

N/A

2012

N/A

2013

91.2K

2014

225K

2015

Spending

The total Part D spending on this drug
each year

N/A

2011

N/A

2012

N/A

2013

$26.4M

2014

$60.2M

2015

Average Patient Cost

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

N/A

2011

N/A

2012

N/A

2013

$120

2014

$142

2015

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
New York 7,177 23,404 $6.81M
California 7,075 22,538 $6.37M
Texas 6,859 21,942 $5.95M
Florida 5,775 20,216 $5.15M
Pennsylvania 4,458 16,349 $4.43M
New Jersey 2,964 9,225 $2.78M
Ohio 2,301 7,568 $2.2M
Illinois 2,211 7,157 $1.96M
Michigan 2,019 6,113 $1.6M
Arizona 1,799 5,865 $1.59M
Tennessee 1,666 5,720 $1.26M
North Carolina 1,464 5,441 $1.24M
Alabama 1,241 4,603 $1.02M
Connecticut 1,338 4,342 $1.32M
Georgia 1,175 4,279 $992K
Louisiana 1,087 4,231 $956K
Indiana 1,200 4,099 $1.09M
Missouri 1,083 4,053 $968K
Virginia 1,035 3,362 $891K
Colorado 990 2,969 $893K
Maryland 1,012 2,903 $928K
Kentucky 851 2,891 $745K
Hawaii 801 2,821 $828K
Massachusetts 807 2,722 $736K
Oregon 681 2,329 $591K
Wisconsin 622 2,108 $563K
South Carolina 595 1,976 $503K
Washington 531 1,779 $435K
Oklahoma 457 1,681 $418K
Iowa 357 1,269 $328K
Minnesota 435 1,267 $394K
Kansas 343 1,181 $275K
Mississippi 306 1,175 $225K
West Virginia 306 1,102 $290K
Nevada 331 1,052 $276K
Arkansas 268 1,026 $237K
Utah 237 829 $221K
New Mexico 257 786 $235K
Idaho 175 628 $164K
Delaware 213 578 $204K
Nebraska 145 544 $124K
New Hampshire 146 456 $137K
Rhode Island 105 454 $106K
Montana 122 381 $96.5K
Maine 130 365 $106K
North Dakota 74 261 $62.7K
District of Columbia 101 253 $73.4K
South Dakota 49 193 $39.9K
Vermont 60 189 $56.4K
Wyoming 27 95 $23K
Alaska 14 40 $11.4K
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 RISEDRONATE SODIUM

Provider Medicare Claims City State
THOMAS WEBER MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled202

DURHAM

North Carolina

KEITH WOO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled186

HONOLULU

Hawaii

AGNES CHARLES MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled173

CAROLINA

Puerto Rico

ANA MARTINEZ M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled169

CAGUAS

Puerto Rico

JACK ZHOU MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled148

HONOLULU

Hawaii

ROBIN DORE MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled148

TUSTIN

California

ALVIN TORRES M.D

Specialist

Claims Filled131

CAYEY

Puerto Rico

JESSICA FLEISCHER M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled130

ENGLEWOOD

New Jersey

CARLOS ALONSO M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled129

MIAMI

Florida

JAE YOO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled127

LOS ANGELES

California

CARLOS SESIN M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled125

MIAMI BEACH

Florida

PATRICIA GALLO PA

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled123

SAN DIEGO

California

HAL MITNICK M.D

Rheumatology

Claims Filled122

NEW YORK

New York

DEBORAH COPELAND M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled117

BESSEMER

Alabama

ANGELA CARRELLI

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled117

NEW YORK

New York

MANIKANDA RAJA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled116

HEMET

California

FERNANDO ORAMAS M.D

Family Medicine

Claims Filled114

HIALEAH

Florida

NOEMI VARELA-ROSARIO MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled113

AGUADA

Puerto Rico

MICHAEL DUFFIN M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled110

TORRANCE

California

JAMES JUNG MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled105

LOS ANGELES

California

TERESITA HERNANDEZ MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled96

MIAMI

Florida

JOSE BOSSBALY M.D.

Hospitals, General Acute Care Hospital

Claims Filled95

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

MYRON KLEINER M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled92

BAY SHORE

New York

ALEJANDRA SANTIAGO MD

Hospitals, General Acute Care Hospital

Claims Filled91

PONCE

Puerto Rico

YELENA CHUZHIN M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled91

LIVINGSTON

New Jersey