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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
RUGGERO BATTAN MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled153

GRAND RAPIDS

Michigan

SCOTT BROCK M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled152

DUBUQUE

Iowa

RONALD CIRULLO MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled152

EUGENE

Oregon

CHARMIAN COHEN M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled152

BRONX

New York

LAURA ANDREWS MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled151

MENASHA

Wisconsin

CHITRAVATHI YERRAPAREDDY MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled151

WATERLOO

Iowa

SUVINAY PARANJAPE M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled149

ELIZABETH CITY

North Carolina

ADOLPHUS BONAR M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled149

GASTONIA

North Carolina

MICHAEL BAZEL MD

Emergency Medicine

Claims Filled149

LANCASTER

California

LINDA HERMILLER M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled148

COVINGTON

Kentucky

ZOUHAIR BIBI MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled148

OWENSBORO

Kentucky

NILAY DESAI MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled148

ROCKY MOUNT

North Carolina

NEIL STREISFELD MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled146

BALA CYNWYD

Pennsylvania

NEIL KOBROSKY MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled146

GLOUCESTER

Massachusetts

LINDA STROPES MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled146

INDIANAPOLIS

Indiana

WILLIAM FEARS MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled145

DUNCANVILLE

Texas

STEVEN WISE M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled144

DOTHAN

Alabama

ZARMEN ISRAELIAN M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled144

GLENDALE

California

DAVID ALSTER

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled144

TUCSON

Arizona

JOANNE LANGTON MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled144

MORRISTOWN

Tennessee

NATHALIE CAMPBELL

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled143

WARWICK

Rhode Island

DIANNE ROLAND MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled142

RINGGOLD

Georgia

AMY MCLAURIN M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled142

STATESVILLE

North Carolina

ZUHAIR YAHYA M.D

Specialist

Claims Filled142

SAN DIMAS

California

BENNETT BAQUET M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled142

LAFAYETTE

Louisiana