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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
ROBERT SPARROW MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled50

PEORIA

Illinois

NIRAV GANDHI M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled50

ANAHEIM

California

ROBERT CAREY PA-C

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled50

SACRAMENTO

California

WILLIAM RESTREPO MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled50

MCALLEN

Texas

LISA KOLB M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled50

JEFFERSON CITY

Missouri

RAMIN BERENJI M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled50

EL CENTRO

California

PAUL KELLERMAN MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled50

MADISON

Wisconsin

MATLOOB REHMAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

INDEPENDENCE

Louisiana

JAMES MCKAY M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled50

MARTINSVILLE

Virginia

ASHISH SONI M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled50

DICKSON

Tennessee

DAVID POWERS M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled50

COVINGTON

Louisiana

LAURIE BUSCHINI ARNP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled50

JACKSONVILLE

Florida

CARMEL BARRAU MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

MIAMI

Florida

RAYNOLD CORONA MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled50

BATON ROUGE

Louisiana

ALLEN KRALL M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled50

SPRINGFIELD

Illinois

DARSHAN TOLAT M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled50

CONROE

Texas

MICHAEL PORTNER MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled50

CLEVELAND

Mississippi

XUEGUANG CHEN MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled50

SPRINGFIELD

Illinois

HAROLD WHEELER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

GREENWOOD

Mississippi

LISA RICH M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled50

MILWAUKEE

Wisconsin

ARMANDO CAMP MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled50

MIAMI BEACH

Florida

ANWAR AL-HAIDARY

Nephrology

Claims Filled50

WILSON

North Carolina

FRONIS THIGPEN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

WHITEVILLE

North Carolina

LOUIS JAN M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled50

ENGLEWOOD

New Jersey

DARYL CRENSHAW M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled50

THOMASVILLE

Georgia