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METHIMAZOLE

Treats hyperthyroidism (too much thyroid hormone produced by the thyroid gland). More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

252K
Medicare Part D Claims
$7.85M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 46,975 $983K
New York 41,338 $728K
Florida 29,462 $519K
Pennsylvania 28,447 $480K
Illinois 17,590 $331K
North Carolina 17,289 $329K
Ohio 17,077 $318K
Texas 16,060 $350K
Massachusetts 14,315 $218K
New Jersey 13,834 $256K
Virginia 11,561 $219K
Georgia 11,428 $224K
Tennessee 10,400 $186K
Missouri 8,777 $159K
Wisconsin 8,013 $141K
Indiana 7,777 $146K
Michigan 7,422 $173K
Puerto Rico 7,036 $115K
South Carolina 7,025 $136K
Maryland 6,786 $160K
Kentucky 5,899 $112K
Louisiana 5,790 $115K
Washington 5,683 $108K
Connecticut 5,543 $96.7K
Arizona 5,468 $104K
Alabama 5,075 $103K
Minnesota 4,397 $83.7K
Colorado 4,319 $93.8K
Mississippi 4,139 $80.7K
Oregon 3,939 $81.9K
Iowa 3,150 $59.1K
Arkansas 3,055 $59.6K
Kansas 2,945 $63.7K
West Virginia 2,840 $51.8K
New Mexico 2,404 $47.3K
Nevada 2,371 $44.9K
Oklahoma 2,350 $58.2K
Maine 2,226 $45.5K
Rhode Island 2,124 $29K
New Hampshire 1,818 $33K
Nebraska 1,529 $28.9K
Vermont 1,248 $20.2K
Montana 1,234 $22.1K
Idaho 1,089 $20.5K
Hawaii 1,074 $25K
Utah 1,047 $23.3K
Delaware 874 $18.8K
District of Columbia 837 $19.1K
Wyoming 602 $12.1K
North Dakota 464 $8,801
South Dakota 306 $6,555
Alaska 264 $3,020
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 2011 includes nearly 1.2 billion prescriptions written by 1.6 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 364,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. About 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
GEORGE CHAO MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled225

MODESTO

California

SAMUEL MALAYAN

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled225

GLENDALE

California

LAL TANWANI M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled222

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

JOHN INTERLANDI MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled221

HERMITAGE

Tennessee

SAMIR SALAMA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled221

COON RAPIDS

Minnesota

ZIAD MAMISH MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled219

PENSACOLA

Florida

AKINOLA AYODEJI M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled217

DOTHAN

Alabama

STEVEN COWART M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled214

HUNTSVILLE

Alabama

ANNAPOORNA ARUNACHALAM M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled212

PALM SPRINGS

Florida

MOUSSA FAMININI MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled211

ENCINO

California

JOHN ORREGO MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled209

LAFAYETTE

Colorado

BRIAN CUMBIE MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled209

ASHEVILLE

North Carolina

RECAREDO BERBANO MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled207

KINGSTON

Pennsylvania

Y SIDDIQ M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled207

AUSTELL

Georgia

ALAN KAUPPI MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled206

LYNCHBURG

Virginia

ISSA ABEDMAHMOUD MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled206

HERRIN

Illinois

ARVIND KRISHNA MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled204

CANTON

Ohio

IAN ELLIOT MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled202

TOLEDO

Ohio

ANIL SHRESTHA MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled202

ST AUGUSTINE

Florida

KASHIF LATIF M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled198

BARTLETT

Tennessee

JUNE PETERS N.P.

Nurse Practitioner, Womens Health

Claims Filled198

OCONTO FALLS

Wisconsin

JEROME THURMAN M.D.,F.A.C.E.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled197

SAINT CHARLES

Missouri

GREGORY LEDGER MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled197

SPRINGFIELD

Missouri

TAMER YACOUB M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled197

FALL RIVER

Massachusetts

MUKESH JAIN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled196

SOUTHAVEN

Mississippi