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Prescriber Checkup » MINOXIDIL

MINOXIDIL

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

305K
Medicare Part D Claims
$8.52M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 35,350 $1.22M
Texas 28,674 $826K
Florida 22,923 $622K
Georgia 13,996 $339K
New York 12,304 $300K
Illinois 12,222 $333K
Pennsylvania 11,232 $292K
Tennessee 11,070 $284K
North Carolina 10,286 $257K
Michigan 9,988 $281K
Ohio 9,984 $285K
Mississippi 9,107 $200K
Alabama 8,762 $215K
Louisiana 8,435 $219K
Virginia 8,395 $236K
South Carolina 7,109 $175K
Indiana 6,810 $197K
New Jersey 6,395 $173K
Missouri 5,956 $161K
Arkansas 5,177 $146K
Kentucky 5,094 $144K
Maryland 5,079 $149K
Wisconsin 4,514 $125K
Arizona 4,482 $123K
Oklahoma 4,358 $124K
Washington 3,942 $110K
Minnesota 3,626 $117K
Colorado 3,349 $117K
Massachusetts 2,743 $71K
West Virginia 2,576 $72.9K
Kansas 2,224 $57.9K
Iowa 2,034 $54.5K
Connecticut 2,007 $57.4K
Nevada 2,001 $51.8K
Nebraska 1,800 $46.5K
Oregon 1,702 $52.7K
New Mexico 1,285 $39.5K
District of Columbia 1,083 $24K
Hawaii 944 $28K
Idaho 930 $27.2K
Utah 881 $27K
Delaware 782 $25.2K
Rhode Island 610 $16.1K
Maine 576 $22.3K
North Dakota 496 $12.2K
New Hampshire 438 $15.5K
Montana 401 $12.5K
Alaska 383 $8,187
South Dakota 378 $9,510
Vermont 288 $8,566
Wyoming 144 $3,155
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 MINOXIDIL

Provider Medicare Claims City State
JEFFREY LICHT M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled316

YAKIMA

Washington

HARVEY GERSH MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled311

HATTIESBURG

Mississippi

SUSAN BLAKENEY CNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled288

HATTIESBURG

Mississippi

KAREN PITTS CNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled282

HATTIESBURG

Mississippi

CARLOS MARTINEZ M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled244

MACON

Georgia

RICHARD INGRAM MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled223

LAGRANGE

Georgia

LAKHI SAKHRANI M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled190

ALHAMBRA

California

SANJAY KUMAR MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled187

WALTERBORO

South Carolina

RICHARD GAYLE MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled185

RICHMOND

Virginia

NAGARAJA SRIDHAR MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled180

BUFFALO

New York

MICHAEL ARCHIE M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled178

MONROE

Louisiana

JOHN NADEAU MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled175

NASHVILLE

Tennessee

ROBERT DUNMIRE MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled169

GOLDSBORO

North Carolina

JOHN BALLENGER M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled166

SACRAMENTO

California

JAMES JACKSON MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled164

STATESBORO

Georgia

DAVID NESSER M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled158

DALLAS

Texas

STEVEN UNKEL M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled142

FARMERVILLE

Louisiana

SUE ANDERSON MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled141

KANSAS CITY

Missouri

SANDRA SPIERS NP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled138

SLIDELL

Louisiana

CHERIE WRIGHT CNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled134

HATTIESBURG

Mississippi

JOHN PIRSCH MD

Transplant Surgery

Claims Filled132

MADISON

Wisconsin

MEER ZONOZI M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled131

WASHINGTON

District of Columbia

LISA RADIX MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled131

HOPKINSVILLE

Kentucky

VICTOR CARABELLO M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled130

LOS ANGELES

California

VEN CHIANG MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled128

VALDOSTA

Georgia