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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
KULMEET KUNDLAS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled895

LAKE WALES

Florida

JAIME ESTRADA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled893

CALEXICO

California

CHAU LE MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled882

ROSEMEAD

California

SU MIN KO M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled871

FAIRFAX

Virginia

GREGORY NEAVILLE MCD

Specialist

Claims Filled857

BATESVILLE

Arkansas

ABDUL NAUSHAD M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled850

FESTUS

Missouri

TSOVINAR TEKKELIAN M.D.

Claims Filled834

GLENDALE

California

SANG BAIK

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled824

LOS ANGELES

California

MUSTAFA RAHIM M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled819

BECKLEY

West Virginia

BRENT SAVELLI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled819

TIFTON

Georgia

MUKESH JAIN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled813

SOUTHAVEN

Mississippi

GARY MELTON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled811

CRITTENDEN

Kentucky

MARIO BUSTAMANTE MD

Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled810

SAN ANTONIO

Texas

MANUEL FIGUEROA M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled809

LOS ANGELES

California

RANDALL HALL M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled795

FAIRHOPE

Alabama

FRANCELOT MOISE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled794

HOLLYWOOD

Florida

DANIEL MOYNIHAN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled793

BROOKSVILLE

Florida

YOUNG-JIK LEE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled790

LOS ANGELES

California

JOSEPH ROBERTS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled788

GRENADA

Mississippi

ALVERIS MOLINA M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled785

JACKSON HEIGHTS

New York

MANVEL MAZMANYAN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled776

GLENDALE

California

NGA PHAM MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled775

SAN JOSE

California

AHMAD SHIKHTHOLTH MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled766

DECATUR

Alabama

THOMAS LANE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled765

MONROEVILLE

Alabama

OLIVER JAMES M.D.

Anesthesiology

Claims Filled758

LEXINGTON

Kentucky