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Prescriber Checkup » MINOXIDIL

MINOXIDIL

Treats high blood pressure that has not been controlled with other medicines. More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

208K
Medicare Part D Claims
$8.54M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 34,348 $1.2M
Texas 29,312 $836K
Florida 23,731 $615K
Georgia 14,351 $347K
Illinois 12,855 $341K
New York 11,927 $291K
Tennessee 11,922 $294K
Pennsylvania 11,146 $291K
North Carolina 10,618 $259K
Ohio 10,318 $290K
Michigan 10,242 $286K
Mississippi 9,211 $206K
Virginia 8,789 $244K
Alabama 8,602 $211K
Louisiana 8,279 $209K
South Carolina 7,227 $178K
Indiana 6,834 $189K
Missouri 6,189 $165K
New Jersey 5,730 $148K
Kentucky 5,400 $146K
Arkansas 5,385 $149K
Maryland 5,012 $145K
Arizona 4,661 $123K
Oklahoma 4,616 $126K
Wisconsin 4,564 $117K
Washington 3,938 $107K
Minnesota 3,904 $130K
Colorado 3,808 $126K
Massachusetts 2,737 $68.1K
Puerto Rico 2,418 $49K
West Virginia 2,339 $65K
Kansas 2,180 $56.1K
Iowa 1,949 $51.6K
Nevada 1,867 $46.8K
Connecticut 1,848 $51K
Oregon 1,749 $54.2K
Nebraska 1,672 $45.6K
New Mexico 1,503 $45.8K
District of Columbia 979 $23K
Idaho 966 $28.7K
Delaware 940 $28.6K
Utah 866 $25.3K
Hawaii 805 $26.5K
Rhode Island 659 $16.8K
Maine 571 $19.1K
North Dakota 531 $13.1K
New Hampshire 518 $16.1K
Montana 434 $12.3K
Alaska 428 $8,447
South Dakota 401 $10.6K
Vermont 271 $7,765
Wyoming 121 $2,783
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 MINOXIDIL

Provider Medicare Claims City State
HARVEY GERSH MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled443

HATTIESBURG

Mississippi

JEFFREY LICHT M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled385

YAKIMA

Washington

WILLIAM KENDRICK M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled257

GREENVILLE

South Carolina

JAMES JACKSON MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled224

STATESBORO

Georgia

RICHARD INGRAM MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled209

LAGRANGE

Georgia

ROBERT DUNMIRE MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled201

GOLDSBORO

North Carolina

JOHN PIRSCH MD

Transplant Surgery

Claims Filled194

MADISON

Wisconsin

LAKHI SAKHRANI M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled190

ALHAMBRA

California

SANDRA SPIERS NP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled186

SLIDELL

Louisiana

JOHN BALLENGER M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled179

SACRAMENTO

California

RICHARD GAYLE MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled178

RICHMOND

Virginia

SUSAN BLAKENEY CNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled176

HATTIESBURG

Mississippi

DAVID NESSER M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled170

DALLAS

Texas

JOHN NADEAU MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled168

NASHVILLE

Tennessee

CARLOS MARTINEZ M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled166

MACON

Georgia

ARUNAS URBONAS M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled163

VALDOSTA

Georgia

INDERPAL SINGH MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled163

FLORENCE

South Carolina

DANIEL HABEEB MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled157

HATTIESBURG

Mississippi

SUE ANDERSON MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled156

KANSAS CITY

Missouri

JOHNNIE HINTON M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled152

EL DORADO

Arkansas

VICTOR CARABELLO M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled152

LOS ANGELES

California

SANJAY KUMAR MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled151

WALTERBORO

South Carolina

PERRY TIMBERLAKE M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled147

GREENSBORO

Alabama

VEN CHIANG MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled147

VALDOSTA

Georgia

PAUL WALTER MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled143

LUBBOCK

Texas