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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
RAZMIK OHANJANIAN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled1,142

GLENDALE

California

MILTON MORALES MD,FACS

Specialist

Claims Filled1,138

VEGA ALTA

Puerto Rico

MARK GREENBERGER M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled1,137

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

FREDRICK WOLK M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled1,134

TORRANCE

California

JORGE ECHENIQUE MD

Urology

Claims Filled1,111

CORAL GABLES

Florida

WILLIAM BINKLEY MD

Urology

Claims Filled1,111

NASHVILLE

Tennessee

HOWARD KIVELL MD

Urology

Claims Filled1,099

BRONX

New York

SAMUEL SHUFFLER MD

Specialist

Claims Filled1,098

LAFAYETTE

Louisiana

ROBERT PUIG MD

Urology

Claims Filled1,092

MIAMI

Florida

VICTOR LYAPIS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,090

COLUSA

California

RALPH COX MD

Specialist

Claims Filled1,087

KINSTON

North Carolina

JEFFREY THIBODEAUX MD

Urology

Claims Filled1,086

LAFAYETTE

Louisiana

BEN JACOBS MD

Urology

Claims Filled1,083

BROOKLYN

New York

LARRY TETSOTI M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled1,080

BROOKLYN

New York

TODD MILLER M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled1,077

HONOLULU

Hawaii

JOE ROSS M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled1,076

JACKSON

Mississippi

MARK PHILLIPS M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled1,071

MERIDIAN

Mississippi

HOWARD WOO MD

Urology

Claims Filled1,071

HOUMA

Louisiana

ALFRED SHTAINER MD

Urology

Claims Filled1,071

NEW YORK

New York

MIGUEL SOSA M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled1,067

HUMACAO

Puerto Rico

LINDA STROPES MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,052

INDIANAPOLIS

Indiana

JAYPRAKASH PATEL MD

Urology

Claims Filled1,051

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

BEN CRANFILL M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled1,050

JONESBORO

Arkansas

G TRONO MD

Urology

Claims Filled1,050

HARTFORD

Connecticut

THOMAS KOWALKOWSKI MD

Urology

Claims Filled1,045

RONCEVERTE

West Virginia