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Prescriber Checkup » BETHANECHOL CHLORIDE

BETHANECHOL CHLORIDE

Bethanechol is used to relieve difficulties in urinating caused by surgery, drugs, or other factors. More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

137K
Medicare Part D Claims
$14.8M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 19,982 $1.43M
Pennsylvania 17,779 $1.32M
Florida 13,508 $989K
Ohio 13,501 $977K
Illinois 12,762 $936K
Texas 12,191 $804K
New York 12,047 $858K
Missouri 8,882 $574K
Tennessee 6,972 $460K
Louisiana 6,848 $428K
North Carolina 5,788 $401K
Kentucky 4,985 $348K
Massachusetts 4,719 $344K
New Jersey 4,558 $351K
Indiana 4,441 $299K
Georgia 4,416 $281K
Michigan 4,372 $307K
Alabama 3,944 $232K
Virginia 3,938 $270K
Kansas 3,851 $229K
Mississippi 3,817 $192K
Oklahoma 3,732 $274K
South Carolina 3,408 $233K
Puerto Rico 3,117 $172K
West Virginia 2,806 $169K
Arizona 2,666 $177K
Iowa 2,623 $147K
Wisconsin 2,411 $148K
Washington 2,273 $151K
Connecticut 2,025 $141K
Maryland 1,937 $164K
Nebraska 1,864 $104K
Minnesota 1,694 $106K
Colorado 1,225 $97.2K
Arkansas 1,143 $63.4K
Rhode Island 1,074 $63.1K
New Mexico 948 $65.7K
Utah 893 $61.9K
Oregon 854 $52.6K
Maine 754 $65K
Nevada 661 $43.2K
Hawaii 649 $43.4K
North Dakota 598 $32.1K
South Dakota 596 $38.2K
Idaho 475 $32.7K
Montana 326 $21.4K
Delaware 302 $28.7K
Vermont 285 $13.7K
New Hampshire 285 $25.4K
Wyoming 210 $16K
Alaska 180 $8,665
District of Columbia 173 $15.3K
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 BETHANECHOL CHLORIDE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
RONALD CHEE-AWAI M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled882

MARRERO

Louisiana

ALEXANDER ASHMORE MD

Urology

Claims Filled824

CORPUS CHRISTI

Texas

NICANOR CONCEPCION MD

Urology

Claims Filled601

NORTON

Virginia

CHESTER ZAHN MD

Specialist

Claims Filled591

SAN GABRIEL

California

J ROSS

Urology

Claims Filled394

OWENSBORO

Kentucky

WINSTON HARRISON MD

Urology

Claims Filled393

COLUMBIA

Missouri

FREDERICK WALTERS M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled355

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

DAVID CHENG MD

Urology

Claims Filled344

FREEPORT

Illinois

FREDERICK KLEIN MD

Urology

Claims Filled339

KNOXVILLE

Tennessee

KIP BODI MD FACS

Specialist

Claims Filled304

HUNTINGTON

New York

CHARLES MIRABILE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled282

PRINCETON

West Virginia

LI-CHIH WU MD

Urology

Claims Filled280

MONTEREY PARK

California

PAUL DONAT M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled278

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

SHELDON ROSENTHAL M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled273

CLEARFIELD

Pennsylvania

HARRY BIGLEY M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled269

COLONIAL HEIGHTS

Virginia

BERNARD HOWERTER M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled262

COFFEYVILLE

Kansas

SAID NABHAN MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled256

DYERSBURG

Tennessee

PETER VASELOPULOS MD

Urology

Claims Filled247

EVANSTON

Illinois

GUILLERMO VAZQUEZ M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled244

HIALEAH

Florida

VISHAL GUPTA MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled231

ORANGE CITY

Florida

KRIKOR PARTAMIAN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled215

SAINT JOSEPH

Missouri

FELIX CHI-MIN YIP M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled214

MONTEREY PARK

California

MAX STEARNS MD

Urology

Claims Filled197

OXNARD

California

RUSSELL ADKINS M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled197

TITUSVILLE

Pennsylvania

RODNEY WORTHEN MD

Urology

Claims Filled195

ENID

Oklahoma