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Prescriber Checkup » BETHANECHOL CHLORIDE

BETHANECHOL CHLORIDE

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

221K
Medicare Part D Claims
$13.6M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 20,825 $1.23M
Pennsylvania 17,777 $1.16M
Florida 14,520 $973K
Ohio 13,733 $879K
Illinois 12,943 $862K
New York 12,230 $763K
Texas 11,828 $697K
Missouri 9,188 $555K
Louisiana 7,613 $421K
Tennessee 7,467 $434K
North Carolina 6,099 $399K
Kentucky 5,251 $322K
Massachusetts 5,232 $312K
New Jersey 5,044 $385K
Michigan 4,921 $312K
Indiana 4,681 $280K
Georgia 4,630 $268K
Kansas 4,220 $253K
Alabama 4,185 $211K
Virginia 4,176 $260K
Mississippi 3,911 $167K
Oklahoma 3,900 $261K
South Carolina 3,690 $228K
Arizona 2,785 $182K
West Virginia 2,675 $138K
Washington 2,508 $146K
Wisconsin 2,489 $142K
Iowa 2,469 $122K
Connecticut 2,058 $138K
Maryland 2,052 $148K
Nebraska 1,953 $103K
Minnesota 1,641 $88.1K
Rhode Island 1,278 $64.2K
Colorado 1,200 $79.5K
Arkansas 1,163 $62K
New Mexico 972 $63.5K
Utah 942 $54.8K
Maine 871 $73.6K
Oregon 850 $48.9K
Nevada 751 $45.2K
Hawaii 684 $38.3K
North Dakota 583 $25.2K
Idaho 552 $30.4K
South Dakota 532 $28.2K
Montana 335 $18.9K
Delaware 307 $24.5K
New Hampshire 272 $21.4K
Vermont 266 $11.4K
Alaska 204 $9,800
District of Columbia 191 $13K
Wyoming 187 $13.9K
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 »

Incorrect Info?

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Top prescribers for BETHANECHOL CHLORIDE

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

Urology

Claims Filled1,050

MARRERO

Louisiana

CHESTER ZAHN MD

Specialist

Claims Filled765

SAN GABRIEL

California

LUIS AMBERT MD

Urology

Claims Filled633

GUAYNABO

Puerto Rico

NICANOR CONCEPCION MD

Urology

Claims Filled512

NORTON

Virginia

FREDERICK WALTERS M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled451

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

HARRY BIGLEY M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled418

COLONIAL HEIGHTS

Virginia

J ROSS

Urology

Claims Filled396

OWENSBORO

Kentucky

DAVID CHENG MD

Urology

Claims Filled378

FREEPORT

Illinois

FREDERICK KLEIN MD

Urology

Claims Filled358

KNOXVILLE

Tennessee

LUIS VIERA-CABAN MD

Urology

Claims Filled349

MANATI

Puerto Rico

VISHAL GUPTA MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled337

ORANGE CITY

Florida

KIP BODI MD FACS

Specialist

Claims Filled336

HUNTINGTON

New York

LI-CHIH WU MD

Urology

Claims Filled328

MONTEREY PARK

California

PETER VASELOPULOS MD

Urology

Claims Filled328

EVANSTON

Illinois

WINSTON HARRISON MD

Urology

Claims Filled324

COLUMBIA

Missouri

BERNARD HOWERTER M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled314

COFFEYVILLE

Kansas

SAID NABHAN MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled312

DYERSBURG

Tennessee

HECTOR CORDERO-JIMENEZ MD

Urology

Claims Filled282

PONCE

Puerto Rico

GUILLERMO VAZQUEZ M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled265

HIALEAH

Florida

CHARLES MIRABILE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled259

PRINCETON

West Virginia

PAUL DONAT M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled256

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

RODNEY WORTHEN MD

Urology

Claims Filled253

ENID

Oklahoma

SHELDON ROSENTHAL M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled242

CLEARFIELD

Pennsylvania

MONTE FINCH D.O.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled235

MURRAY

Kentucky

PIYUSH JOSHI MD

Urology

Claims Filled225

SEBASTIAN

Florida