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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
AUBREY CHUNG M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled1,043

SUN CITY WEST

Arizona

CHRISTOPHER LAWLEY DO

Urology

Claims Filled1,034

WILMINGTON

Ohio

THOMAS EWING MD

Urology

Claims Filled1,031

NEW ORLEANS

Louisiana

JOSE MAYMI MD

Urology

Claims Filled1,026

BROWNSVILLE

Texas

ROBERT TAYLOR M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled1,024

BATON ROUGE

Louisiana

DAVID WEI MD, FACS

Urology

Claims Filled1,024

EWA BEACH

Hawaii

RUBEN RAMIREZ M.D.,F.A.C.S.

Urology

Claims Filled1,019

MONTEREY PARK

California

ROBERT PEARLSTEIN D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled1,016

EAST NORRITON

Pennsylvania

JOHN TUTTLE MD

Urology

Claims Filled1,011

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

SZE LEE M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled1,006

GLENDALE

California

HARRY IANNOTTI MD

Urology

Claims Filled1,006

PROVIDENCE

Rhode Island

ROBERT LUANGKHOT M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled995

FLUSHING

New York

JUAN ALARCON MD

Urology

Claims Filled995

MONTEBELLO

California

SIMON BARKAGAN MD, PHD

Specialist

Claims Filled995

REGO PARK

New York

SAMUEL LEE M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled992

LOS ANGELES

California

CARLOS REMEDIOS-CARBONE M.D.

Radiation Oncology

Claims Filled989

PONCE

Puerto Rico

LEONID KOTKIN MD

Urology

Claims Filled981

BRIGHTON

Massachusetts

STEVEN BERMAN M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled980

NEW YORK

New York

GILBERTO RUIZ DEYA M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled977

PONCE

Puerto Rico

EDUARDO GARCIA MONTES MD

Urology

Claims Filled977

MIAMI

Florida

RAMON RAMOS-CARTAGENA MD

Urology

Claims Filled977

CAGUAS

Puerto Rico

FREDRICK SHORT DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled974

TONGANOXIE

Kansas

WEI SUN MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled971

NEW YORK

New York

STEPHEN SACKS MD

Urology

Claims Filled970

LOS ANGELES

California

JAY HANDLER MD

Urology

Claims Filled964

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania