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METHIMAZOLE

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AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012
Totals only include the 50 U.S. States and Washington D.C.

449K
Medicare Part D Claims
$8.22M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 51,110 $1.06M
New York 45,956 $770K
Florida 32,285 $565K
Pennsylvania 30,524 $475K
Illinois 19,020 $349K
North Carolina 18,808 $323K
Ohio 18,371 $331K
Texas 17,442 $354K
New Jersey 15,884 $300K
Massachusetts 15,139 $213K
Georgia 12,726 $234K
Virginia 12,541 $235K
Tennessee 11,487 $200K
Missouri 9,633 $170K
Michigan 9,182 $195K
Wisconsin 8,936 $151K
Indiana 8,244 $152K
South Carolina 7,604 $139K
Maryland 7,429 $167K
Louisiana 7,021 $131K
Connecticut 6,699 $116K
Kentucky 6,490 $124K
Washington 6,434 $118K
Arizona 6,138 $121K
Alabama 5,884 $115K
Minnesota 4,780 $88.3K
Mississippi 4,645 $82.9K
Colorado 4,528 $97.6K
Oregon 4,310 $86.1K
Arkansas 3,406 $64.4K
Iowa 3,372 $57K
Kansas 3,278 $69.8K
West Virginia 3,001 $55.2K
Oklahoma 2,706 $64.5K
Nevada 2,544 $49.6K
New Mexico 2,513 $47.6K
Maine 2,479 $50.5K
Rhode Island 2,212 $30.6K
New Hampshire 2,029 $36.6K
Nebraska 1,708 $29.9K
Idaho 1,287 $24.2K
Montana 1,286 $22.7K
Vermont 1,281 $21.1K
Hawaii 1,255 $28.5K
Utah 1,253 $28.1K
Delaware 1,038 $22.5K
District of Columbia 940 $21.2K
Wyoming 630 $12.3K
North Dakota 559 $9,632
South Dakota 368 $8,406
Alaska 206 $3,320
About This Data

ProPublica obtained prescribing data from Medicare’s prescription drug benefit, known as Part D, under the Freedom of Information Act. The data for 2012 includes more than 1.2 billion prescriptions written by nearly 1.5 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 382,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost three-fourths 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
DEBORAH HACKETT M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled50

OGDEN

Utah

BASIL BURNEY M.D

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled50

MONTGOMERY

Alabama

PAMELA KERSHNER MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled50

WALNUT CREEK

California

VIJAY KUMAR M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled50

SAGINAW

Michigan

SHAZIA FAIZ M.D

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled50

WOODLAND

California

ROBERT OBERSTEIN MD, FACE

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled50

HARTFORD

Connecticut

YANFENG CHEN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

BROOKLYN

New York

MARIELE BRIONES MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled50

WEST CHESTER

Pennsylvania

MARY FROHNAUER MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled50

LA CROSSE

Wisconsin

FLORENCE SOLAGES M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled50

SOUTHWEST RANCHES

Florida

ALOK GOYAL M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

MILWAUKEE

Wisconsin

DAVID LEONARD M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled50

CLEARWATER

Florida

JILIAN WAITE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

CENTERVILLE

Ohio

MARYANNE STAHLECKER-ETTER NP

Nurse Practitioner, Adult Health

Claims Filled50

ROCHESTER

New York

RALPH DUDA MD FACP FACE

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled50

SPRINGFIELD

Missouri

SCOTT SEGEL M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled50

JACKSONVILLE

Florida

DUSTIN NGUYEN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

NEW YORK

New York

MADELINE ASENCIO MONTALVO MD

General Practice

Claims Filled50

CABO ROJO

Puerto Rico

THUAN VO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

WESTMINSTER

California

MARIANO STEPANCIC M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

WHITESTONE

New York

NICHOLAS TURILLI D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

WARWICK

Rhode Island

CHARLES DRAKE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

WINCHESTER

Virginia

INESSA BINIAURISHVILI M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

DEEPANWITA PRUSTY MD PHD

Specialist

Claims Filled50

NORWELL

Massachusetts

ISAIAH PITTMAN MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled50

TERRE HAUTE

Indiana