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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
DAVID TURK M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled195

BELLINGHAM

Washington

PAUL RUESTOW M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled193

CHICAGO

Illinois

JAN HOFFMAN MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled193

WICHITA

Kansas

PETERMAN PROSSER MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled193

BATON ROUGE

Louisiana

ABDUL AL-KASSAB MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled190

ROCHESTER HILLS

Michigan

PAUL GULLEY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled188

ELKIN

North Carolina

MICHAEL LIN MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled188

SAN GABRIEL

California

NELLY LOO MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled188

NEW YORK

New York

MOHAMMAD QURESHI M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled187

BARTLETT

Tennessee

NU KHIN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled185

ALHAMBRA

California

PHILIP BEHN M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled185

BLOOMINGTON

Indiana

JOSEPH TORRE MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled183

BUFFALO

New York

IRINA LENDEL MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled183

LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas

SHARON HARRIS M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled180

QUINCY

Illinois

CHET MONDER MD

Specialist

Claims Filled180

GLENDALE

Arizona

THOMAS JONES MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled179

MACON

Georgia

MICHAEL MAEDER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled178

CINCINNATI

Ohio

MONIKA KONOPKA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled177

BROCKTON

Massachusetts

ALISA KOSLA NP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled177

WORCESTER

Massachusetts

FRANK RAMHARRACK MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled174

OCALA

Florida

CHRISTINA KILE MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled174

ALBANY

Georgia

BROOKS MAYS MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled173

PINEHURST

North Carolina

REYADH MICHAIL M.D

Family Medicine

Claims Filled170

PANORAMA CITY

California

JAYANT DEY MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled170

TUPELO

Mississippi

VINA BAJAJ MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled169

CINCINNATI

Ohio