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METHIMAZOLE

Tapazole (Methimazole) is an anti-thyroid medication. It blocks the thyroid gland from making thyroid hormones. Source: Iodine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

557K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 323 of 3362

$7.75M
Retail Cost

Rank: 886 of 3362

108,841
Patients

Rank: 403 of 3362

60,375
Prescribers

Rank: 367 of 3362

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Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 12,773 61,922 $958K
New York 10,273 54,870 $730K
Florida 8,124 37,529 $509K
Pennsylvania 6,551 36,146 $452K
North Carolina 4,561 25,006 $312K
Texas 5,315 24,175 $359K
Illinois 4,461 21,966 $303K
Ohio 4,411 21,648 $324K
New Jersey 4,120 19,016 $266K
Massachusetts 3,205 17,784 $210K
Georgia 3,290 16,890 $238K
Virginia 2,991 15,216 $206K
Tennessee 2,846 14,409 $183K
Michigan 3,064 12,825 $209K
Missouri 2,359 12,169 $165K
South Carolina 2,043 10,773 $136K
Indiana 2,195 10,585 $150K
Maryland 2,281 9,830 $151K
Wisconsin 1,929 9,551 $131K
Washington 1,680 8,227 $102K
Louisiana 1,566 8,057 $107K
Arizona 1,851 7,737 $110K
Kentucky 1,490 7,703 $107K
Alabama 1,634 7,501 $109K
Connecticut 1,570 7,453 $109K
Colorado 1,282 5,845 $88.8K
Minnesota 1,250 5,615 $85.4K
Oregon 1,139 5,337 $80.8K
Mississippi 985 5,233 $64.4K
Kansas 891 4,277 $68.9K
Arkansas 744 4,209 $57K
Iowa 746 3,972 $51.5K
West Virginia 731 3,712 $49.7K
Oklahoma 778 3,341 $62.6K
Nevada 745 3,108 $41.1K
Maine 630 2,654 $39.6K
New Mexico 584 2,558 $37.5K
New Hampshire 499 2,509 $34.8K
Rhode Island 397 2,292 $30.3K
Nebraska 371 2,018 $26.2K
Utah 363 1,682 $25.6K
Hawaii 369 1,632 $25.1K
Idaho 337 1,492 $19.6K
Montana 289 1,333 $18.2K
District of Columbia 305 1,246 $20.9K
Vermont 243 1,217 $15.8K
Delaware 308 1,179 $19K
South Dakota 179 893 $10.6K
North Dakota 154 713 $9,003
Wyoming 107 444 $6,500
Alaska 46 284 $3,227
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 2014 includes more than 1.4 billion prescriptions written by more than 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 428,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost 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 METHIMAZOLE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
ANGEL ALEJANDRO M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled621

MIAMI

Florida

STELLA ILYAYEVA PHYSICIAN, P.C.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled620

FOREST HILLS

New York

KEVIN GANONG M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled587

JONESBORO

Arkansas

EDWARD NICKLAS MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled559

TEMPLE

Texas

ROMI SETHI M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled480

CHICAGO

Illinois

TESSIE OTERO-TRUITT MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled459

SOUTH BOSTON

Virginia

AHED MANSOURA MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled455

ROME

Georgia

KENNETH SHEPHARD MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled432

MIAMI

Florida

MICHAEL ADLER M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled421

PLAINS

Pennsylvania

BROOKS MAYS MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled419

PINEHURST

North Carolina

TRUDY SANSON M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled380

WEST MONROE

Louisiana

CARL GIBSON M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled344

NEWPORT NEWS

Virginia

SUVINAY PARANJAPE M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled344

ELIZABETH CITY

North Carolina

DAVID ALSTER

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled340

TUCSON

Arizona

DMITRI KIRPICHNIKOV M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled337

BROOKLYN

New York

ALAN KAUPPI MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled336

LYNCHBURG

Virginia

IRINA URUSOVA MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled335

LOS ANGELES

California

CHARMIAN COHEN M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled332

BRONX

New York

ROBERT WOZNIAK M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled325

ROCK HILL

South Carolina

LOURDES LAGONOWICZ M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled317

MIAMI

Florida

LAL TANWANI M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled315

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

GEORGE CHAO MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled310

MODESTO

California

GLENN STALL MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled309

RALEIGH

North Carolina

ADEELA ANSARI M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled303

SACRAMENTO

California

PADMA MANGU MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled303

WEST CHESTER

Ohio