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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
MICHAEL O'NEAL MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled629

PURVIS

Mississippi

HENRY SHOENTHAL MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled628

NEW PARIS

Pennsylvania

RICHARD BOSWELL MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled626

BRUNSWICK

Georgia

FAUSTO GONZALEZ MD

Specialist

Claims Filled625

NEW YORK

New York

ORLANDO RANGEL M.D. P.A.

General Practice

Claims Filled625

TAMPA

Florida

MOUSSA FAMININI MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled620

ENCINO

California

ROBERT HARRIS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled619

BERNICE

Louisiana

ZHAOYANG PAN M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled611

LOS ANGELES

California

JAY CONNELLEY M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled609

MONTICELLO

Arkansas

SATISH ODHAV M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled607

JACKSON

Tennessee

FADI SABA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled607

ST PETERSBURG

Florida

MICHAEL LINK MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled606

KISSIMMEE

Florida

CRES RODRIGUEZ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled601

TAMPA

Florida

WILLIAM PIECHAL D.O.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled595

FAYETTEVILLE

Arkansas

ENRIQUE GRIEGO M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled594

MCALLEN

Texas

AMRITPAL PANNU MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled592

MADERA

California

RAJBIR MINHAS M.D.

Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled591

CINCINNATI

Ohio

BEAU BROUILLETTE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled590

MARKSVILLE

Louisiana

MARIO CEJA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled589

CALEXICO

California

PARIKSITH SINGH MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled587

SPRING HILL

Florida

CHARLES NOLEN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled586

FAYETTE

Alabama

BRYAN LEBEAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled584

LAFAYETTE

Louisiana

BEN BOSTICK M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled583

CULLMAN

Alabama

WILLIAM TIDMORE M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled583

VALDOSTA

Georgia

WILLIAM LEE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled582

MARION

Alabama