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Prescriber Checkup » MELOXICAM

MELOXICAM

Treats symptoms of osteoarthritis (OA). Also treats symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) in adults and children. This medicine is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

4.43M
Medicare Part D Claims
$48.4M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
Florida 513,762 $4.17M
California 459,787 $3.99M
Texas 446,601 $3.9M
New York 267,381 $2.48M
Alabama 266,470 $2.05M
Tennessee 260,376 $2.08M
North Carolina 248,087 $2.2M
Georgia 244,445 $1.91M
Ohio 224,118 $1.92M
Pennsylvania 199,935 $1.85M
Louisiana 186,972 $1.31M
Kentucky 172,426 $1.36M
Missouri 165,219 $1.3M
Arkansas 163,296 $1.2M
Mississippi 161,691 $1.19M
Illinois 153,513 $1.32M
Oklahoma 142,502 $1.37M
Indiana 137,902 $1.17M
South Carolina 114,543 $974K
Michigan 111,425 $1.03M
New Jersey 99,695 $1.26M
Virginia 95,777 $772K
Kansas 82,000 $637K
Iowa 62,294 $438K
Nebraska 57,843 $446K
West Virginia 54,189 $416K
Washington 52,478 $452K
Wisconsin 49,634 $460K
Arizona 42,907 $382K
Maryland 42,313 $418K
Oregon 38,506 $318K
Colorado 36,422 $296K
Utah 35,745 $290K
Connecticut 34,941 $320K
Puerto Rico 34,513 $206K
Massachusetts 29,771 $359K
Idaho 29,146 $253K
Nevada 25,208 $208K
Minnesota 24,872 $213K
New Mexico 22,764 $245K
Rhode Island 20,367 $178K
Maine 17,981 $190K
Montana 16,918 $146K
South Dakota 15,083 $121K
New Hampshire 11,146 $99.5K
Hawaii 11,100 $185K
North Dakota 9,026 $76.5K
Wyoming 8,151 $67.9K
Delaware 7,037 $70.4K
Vermont 4,301 $42.8K
Alaska 2,290 $23.2K
District of Columbia 2,185 $20.7K
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 MELOXICAM

Provider Medicare Claims City State
NICHOLAS SALT MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled58

HARRISON

Tennessee

ERICA SMITH DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled58

INDEPENDENCE

Iowa

DANIEL NELSON M.D.

Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled58

MIDLAND

Texas

JAMIE KAUFFMAN DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled58

MACON

Missouri

MARGARET WHITEHURST P.A.

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled58

SARALAND

Alabama

LORAN SHERWOOD M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled58

RIDGWAY

Colorado

NANCY SWIKERT M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled58

FLORENCE

Kentucky

DEBBIE HOROWITZ NP

Nurse Practitioner, Adult Health

Claims Filled58

CAMDEN

New Jersey

LLOYD RIMER M.D.

Emergency Medicine

Claims Filled58

APISON

Tennessee

THOMAS SCHOTT MD

Specialist

Claims Filled58

IRVING

Texas

CESAR ROCA MD

Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled58

MOBILE

Alabama

ANGELA JOSEPH

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled58

BALTIMORE

Maryland

JAY SULLIVAN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled58

PULASKI

New York

BENJAMIN SHOEMAKER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled58

ASHLAND CITY

Tennessee

CYNTHIA VANDEUSEN F.N.P. ; G.N.P.

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled58

HENDERSONVILLE

North Carolina

DARLENE DENZIEN D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled58

BINGHAMTON

New York

VICTOR LAHNOVYCH MD

General Practice

Claims Filled58

BRANCHLAND

West Virginia

MOHAMMED SAYED MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled58

OWENSBORO

Kentucky

DALIA ELRAMADY M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled58

JACKSONVILLE

Florida

CHERYL SMITH FNP

Family Medicine

Claims Filled58

WILMINGTON

North Carolina

MAHMOODAH PERVEEN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled58

BAYONNE

New Jersey

FLAVIA WEST MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled58

PONTOTOC

Mississippi

PEDRO E. ESTORQUE JR., M.D., P.A.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled58

DENTON

Texas

ASHWANI BHARDWAJ MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled58

VAN NUYS

California

SHAWN PIERS

Family Medicine

Claims Filled58

WASHINGTON

Illinois