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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
STEPHEN HARLESS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled688

PURVIS

Mississippi

ROGER CAGLE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled685

PARAGOULD

Arkansas

JOSE ROVIRA MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled678

MIAMI

Florida

ROGER TROXEL M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled677

WALNUT RIDGE

Arkansas

RICHARD BENDINGER D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled677

ABBEVILLE

Alabama

DENNIS PARTEN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled676

MONETTE

Arkansas

GLENTON DAVIS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled676

SELMA

Alabama

OLUWOLE AKISANYA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled675

GADSDEN

Alabama

KENNETH BERDICK M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled670

FORT MYERS

Florida

ARTURO LOGRONO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled670

PEMBROKE PINES

Florida

HENRY BEELER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled667

CULLMAN

Alabama

ROBERT PHILLIPS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled662

JESUP

Georgia

STANLEY MORROW DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled660

HACKLEBURG

Alabama

WILLIAM KORTUM MD

General Practice

Claims Filled657

LAFAYETTE

Louisiana

MUHAMMAD ATA

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled654

PISGAH

Alabama

EPHRAIM GAMMADA MD, INTERNAL MEDICIN

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled653

WINCHESTER

Tennessee

EDWARD CARLOS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled652

MOBILE

Alabama

STANLEY BARNES M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled651

EVERGREEN

Alabama

MARK STERN M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled648

SPRINGFIELD

Illinois

MICHAEL ALBERT MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled646

PEARL

Mississippi

SHERRELL ROBERTS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled645

MONTICELLO

Kentucky

ANTHONY CARTER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled641

TOMPKINSVILLE

Kentucky

JOSEPH JELLICORSE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled638

CARROLLTON

Georgia

CARLOS CASAS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled632

LAREDO

Texas

LUIS NUNEZ

Specialist

Claims Filled629

TAMPA

Florida