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TAMSULOSIN HCL

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

9.2M
Medicare Part D Claims
$230M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 1,081,804 $25M
New York 764,848 $20.2M
Florida 688,791 $16.4M
Texas 550,652 $12.9M
Pennsylvania 487,015 $16M
Ohio 368,948 $11.9M
Illinois 354,249 $8.5M
North Carolina 298,075 $6.25M
New Jersey 251,815 $5.97M
Georgia 249,463 $5.24M
Michigan 242,009 $8M
Tennessee 230,149 $5.04M
Missouri 218,132 $4.79M
Indiana 193,102 $4.95M
Virginia 188,882 $4.57M
Massachusetts 184,354 $5.69M
Kentucky 167,936 $4.14M
Louisiana 166,648 $4.01M
Alabama 163,897 $3.38M
Washington 161,599 $3.85M
Wisconsin 151,522 $3.53M
Arizona 139,842 $3.32M
Minnesota 132,100 $3.56M
South Carolina 124,947 $2.78M
Colorado 117,016 $2.75M
Arkansas 116,806 $2.65M
Connecticut 114,741 $2.74M
Iowa 112,515 $2.46M
Oregon 112,499 $2.71M
Oklahoma 111,588 $3.01M
Mississippi 108,220 $2.08M
Maryland 99,193 $2.51M
Kansas 89,667 $2M
West Virginia 78,815 $2.09M
Nebraska 64,933 $1.34M
Nevada 58,216 $1.44M
New Mexico 55,300 $1.47M
Utah 46,908 $1.18M
Rhode Island 45,718 $1.24M
Hawaii 43,373 $1.43M
Idaho 40,259 $1.04M
Maine 39,049 $1.1M
Montana 31,541 $761K
South Dakota 30,753 $702K
New Hampshire 28,671 $713K
North Dakota 24,184 $551K
Delaware 19,649 $534K
Vermont 17,167 $423K
Wyoming 12,980 $289K
District of Columbia 9,582 $209K
Alaska 9,235 $198K
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 »

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Top prescribers for TAMSULOSIN HCL

Provider Medicare Claims City State
MIKE CHIANG M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled1,829

VALDOSTA

Georgia

BARTON TANENBAUM MD

Urology

Claims Filled1,777

LOS ANGELES

California

JOSE FERRER M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled1,695

SANTURCE

Puerto Rico

BRIAN CROTZER P.A.

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled1,673

CHEEKTOWAGA

New York

EDWARD GHEILER MD

Urology

Claims Filled1,672

HIALEAH

Florida

COSME GOMEZ MD

Urology

Claims Filled1,640

MIAMI

Florida

RICARDO SAADE M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled1,610

MANATI

Puerto Rico

MATTHEW FRY MD

Urology

Claims Filled1,588

HATTIESBURG

Mississippi

HENRY RUIZ MD

Urology

Claims Filled1,558

EDINBURG

Texas

WILLIAM ROMAN AQUERON M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled1,509

MAYAGUEZ

Puerto Rico

DANIEL SHASHA MD

Radiation Oncology

Claims Filled1,499

NEW YORK

New York

BRIGETTE SLOMOVIC PA

Physician Assistant, Surgical

Claims Filled1,488

ROCHESTER

New York

MARK BRANDT MD

Urology

Claims Filled1,451

NILES

Illinois

BENJAMIN PENG M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled1,446

NEW YORK

New York

CHIN CHUNG MD

Urology

Claims Filled1,403

FLUSHING

New York

CARLOS SANTA-CRUZ MD

Specialist

Claims Filled1,402

MIAMI

Florida

LUIS MAGGIOLO M.D

Urology

Claims Filled1,402

CORAL GABLES

Florida

MISAK ABDULIAN M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled1,401

LOS ANGELES

California

MARK SWOFFORD DO

Urology

Claims Filled1,397

PIKEVILLE

Kentucky

SHAHIN DERBOGHOSSIANS MD

Urology

Claims Filled1,396

GLENDALE

California

ALEXANDER MARINBAKH M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled1,386

BROOKLYN

New York

SUSAN JOSEPH P.A.

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled1,372

CHEEKTOWAGA

New York

BERNARD MOULE MD

Urology

Claims Filled1,367

E PROVIDENCE

Rhode Island

EDUARDO GUZMAN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled1,354

MIAMI

Florida

MARCIAL WALKER M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled1,330

CAGUAS

Puerto Rico