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Prescriber Checkup » MELOXICAM

MELOXICAM

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

6.52M
Medicare Part D Claims
$57.6M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
Florida 589,908 $5.36M
California 512,028 $4.52M
Texas 492,914 $4.89M
New York 313,247 $2.85M
Tennessee 296,448 $2.49M
Alabama 293,597 $2.3M
Georgia 276,167 $2.19M
Ohio 268,697 $2.41M
North Carolina 266,306 $2.5M
Pennsylvania 234,724 $2.17M
Louisiana 217,109 $1.59M
Kentucky 201,277 $1.58M
Missouri 188,434 $1.59M
Mississippi 181,665 $1.34M
Illinois 180,736 $1.67M
Arkansas 178,055 $1.3M
Oklahoma 161,035 $1.55M
Indiana 159,770 $1.46M
Michigan 147,363 $1.6M
South Carolina 133,271 $1.19M
New Jersey 122,612 $1.16M
Virginia 113,531 $994K
Kansas 91,457 $726K
Iowa 71,673 $515K
Nebraska 64,499 $500K
West Virginia 64,015 $556K
Washington 62,979 $556K
Wisconsin 61,751 $600K
Arizona 52,787 $515K
Maryland 49,982 $491K
Oregon 45,790 $400K
Colorado 44,218 $385K
Connecticut 43,433 $408K
Utah 41,777 $354K
Massachusetts 34,734 $361K
Idaho 33,463 $290K
Nevada 30,485 $267K
Minnesota 28,277 $234K
New Mexico 27,433 $340K
Rhode Island 22,394 $208K
Montana 20,403 $185K
Maine 19,688 $225K
South Dakota 15,976 $139K
New Hampshire 12,734 $129K
Hawaii 12,048 $161K
Wyoming 10,131 $85K
North Dakota 9,333 $77.4K
Delaware 9,002 $91.9K
Vermont 5,398 $56.7K
Alaska 3,014 $34K
District of Columbia 2,727 $25.5K
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 »

Incorrect Info?

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Top prescribers for MELOXICAM

Provider Medicare Claims City State
AZNIV ABRAHAMIAN M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled1,861

NORTH HOLLYWOOD

California

ROSS ANDREASSEN M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,842

POPLAR BLUFF

Missouri

KEN ARAKAWA M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled1,620

HONOLULU

Hawaii

BASIL QANDIL MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,460

HAMTRAMCK

Michigan

EDWIN KELSEY M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,413

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

DANIEL SERRATO M.D.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,365

COLUMBUS

Georgia

MICHAEL DOLE MD

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled1,355

ALEXANDRIA

Louisiana

SALVATORE DANNA MD

Neurology

Claims Filled1,352

DOWNEY

California

ALEJANDRO ROCA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,285

SOUTH MIAMI

Florida

FELIX STANZIOLA M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled1,269

MIAMI

Florida

WALTER BESSER MD

Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled1,269

ASTORIA

New York

ENRIQUE MURCIANO M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,190

SOUTH MIAMI

Florida

TREVOR PICKERING M.D.

Adult Reconstructive Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled1,174

JACKSON

Mississippi

RAUL CHAO M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled1,158

SOUTH MIAMI

Florida

ORLANDO ALFONSO M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,153

CHICAGO

Illinois

DALE GOINS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,150

HOPE

Arkansas

RENE RODRIGUEZ M.D.

Adult Reconstructive Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled1,046

MIAMI

Florida

KYUNG HAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,031

LOS ANGELES

California

FAUSTO GONZALEZ MD

Specialist

Claims Filled1,025

BRONX

New York

BRIAN JOHNSON MD

Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled981

JACKSON

Mississippi

HAROLD HSU M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled980

ROSEMEAD

California

JORGE FIGUEROA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled980

ST PETERSBURG

Florida

CESAR SAENZ M.D.

Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled974

MIAMI

Florida

MUKESH JAIN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled963

SOUTHAVEN

Mississippi

KULMEET KUNDLAS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled959

LAKE WALES

Florida