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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
SURESH AMINA MD

Urology

Claims Filled1,327

NEW CASTLE

Pennsylvania

JUAN SUAREZ M.D. , F.A.C.S.

Specialist

Claims Filled1,316

CORAL GABLES

Florida

GUILLERMO VAZQUEZ M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled1,280

HIALEAH

Florida

MARCUS LOO M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled1,269

NEW YORK

New York

LEONEL GUERRERO M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled1,266

FAJARDO

Puerto Rico

AVELINO PINON MD

Specialist

Claims Filled1,264

MIAMI

Florida

TOMAS DE JESUS ROMAN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled1,262

PONCE

Puerto Rico

EDWARD SCHATTE M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled1,244

PASADENA

Texas

JOHN WON

Urology

Claims Filled1,242

NEW YORK

New York

JEFFREY JOHNSON MD

Urology

Claims Filled1,240

SPRINGFIELD

Missouri

EMILY LEVANDUSKY P.A.

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled1,239

CHEEKTOWAGA

New York

BRAD WOLFSON MD

Urology

Claims Filled1,233

PALM SPRINGS

California

DWAYNE MCQUITTY MD

Urology

Claims Filled1,212

PEKIN

Illinois

DANIEL HURLEY M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,208

BEECH GROVE

Indiana

FREDERICK KLEIN MD

Urology

Claims Filled1,204

KNOXVILLE

Tennessee

DAVID GENTILE M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled1,192

ROCHESTER

New York

SANG BAIK

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,187

LOS ANGELES

California

ERIC KREUTZER M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled1,185

BRONX

New York

PETER VASELOPULOS MD

Urology

Claims Filled1,183

EVANSTON

Illinois

ROBERT FIORELLI DO

Urology

Claims Filled1,181

WILKES BARRE

Pennsylvania

PAUL TOCCI MD

Urology

Claims Filled1,174

FT LAUDERDALE

Florida

BENJAMIN PEREZ-SOTO MD

Urology

Claims Filled1,166

MAYAGUEZ

Puerto Rico

GENE MEISENBERG M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled1,163

BROOKLYN

New York

WALTER HOLLOWAY M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled1,149

WEST PLAINS

Missouri

FREDDY MENDEZ MD

Urology

Claims Filled1,148

CAYEY

Puerto Rico