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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
AMRITPAL PANNU MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled802

MADERA

California

HOVANES TER-ZAKARIAN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled796

LOS ANGELES

California

CHAU LE MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled792

ROSEMEAD

California

OLAJIDE AKINSANYA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled771

GADSDEN

Alabama

MARIO RODRIGUEZ M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled765

RIO GRANDE CITY

Texas

ERIC SOLLARS MD

Specialist

Claims Filled764

SAINT JOSEPH

Missouri

JAIME ESTRADA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled763

CALEXICO

California

TSOVINAR TEKKELIAN M.D.

Claims Filled760

GLENDALE

California

ROGER CAGLE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled757

PARAGOULD

Arkansas

ROBERTO DIAZ M.D.

Sleep Medicine

Claims Filled757

ALICE

Texas

RANDALL HALL M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled757

FAIRHOPE

Alabama

MUHAMMAD ALI M.D.

Claims Filled756

JASPER

Alabama

MICHAEL ALBERT MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled752

PEARL

Mississippi

GLENTON DAVIS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled744

SELMA

Alabama

ANTHONY PHAM D.O.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled740

WALLER

Texas

BRETT CHIASSON M.D.

Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled739

HAMMOND

Louisiana

AHMAD SHIKHTHOLTH MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled739

DECATUR

Alabama

R. MACON PHILLIPS M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled738

HUNTSVILLE

Alabama

MICHAEL SHRAMOWIAT LLC

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled732

VIENNA

West Virginia

SUMNER CULLOM M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled731

OSCEOLA

Arkansas

GARY MELTON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled725

CRITTENDEN

Kentucky

THOMAS LANE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled719

MONROEVILLE

Alabama

ROBERT PHILLIPS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled714

JESUP

Georgia

ALFREDO ROMERO M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled713

CAPE GIRARDEAU

Missouri

KENNETH BERDICK M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled712

FORT MYERS

Florida