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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
SHERIF YACOUB MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled168

MT PLEASANT

South Carolina

JACK SNITZER DO

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled167

SALISBURY

Maryland

CAMILLE BUONOCORE M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled166

BETHEL PARK

Pennsylvania

PHILIP MIKA M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled166

SCHENECTADY

New York

RAJESH DESAI MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled166

MELBOURNE

Florida

MICHAEL MACADAMS M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled166

LUBBOCK

Texas

CACIA SOARES-WELCH M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled165

GAINESVILLE

Georgia

LEYLA EL-CHOUFI M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled165

AUGUSTA

Georgia

MATTHEW KANE MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled164

WEST CHESTER

Pennsylvania

JAMES STOEVER D.O.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled162

SAVANNAH

Georgia

MOHAMNED BAIG MD

Specialist

Claims Filled162

TAMPA

Florida

E GUVEN MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled162

LAS VEGAS

Nevada

TUAN-HUY TRAN MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled161

METAIRIE

Louisiana

THOMAS OATES MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled161

LAKELAND

Florida

WESLEY FAIRFIELD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled159

LEWISTON

Maine

ERIC HORST M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled158

COLUMBIA

South Carolina

MICHAEL BRYAN M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled158

WASHINGTON

District of Columbia

BARBARA BAKER MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled158

TULSA

Oklahoma

SUMANA GANGI M.D

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled158

MESQUITE

Texas

LINDA POWERS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled157

SOUTH HILL

Virginia

MALCOLM STEINER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled156

MIDDLETOWN

Ohio

ALTON STEINER M.D

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled156

HOUSTON

Texas

JOSEPH SCHWARTZ MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled155

ENGLEWOOD

New Jersey

SLEMAN KHOURY MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled154

SOUTHGATE

Michigan

RICHARD WEISS MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled153

FORT MYERS

Florida