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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
FERNANDO RAUDALES MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled141

EL PASO

Texas

RASHID DALAL MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled140

BELLEVILLE

Illinois

LISA RADIX MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled138

HOPKINSVILLE

Kentucky

MICHELLE KRAUSE MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled138

LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas

STEVEN KANNER DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled137

NORTH PALM BEACH

Florida

LISA HOEHN FNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled136

FLOMATON

Alabama

BRUCE BECKER N.P.

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled134

INDIANAPOLIS

Indiana

MOHAMMED KHAN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled133

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

WASEEM PERACHA M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled132

HOUSTON

Texas

FREDERICK TAN MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled131

BRYAN

Texas

JAMES GAINER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled130

NASHVILLE

Tennessee

JOHN LEE MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled128

TUPELO

Mississippi

HARBANS SINGH M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled127

APPLE VALLEY

California

ANNA VINNIKOVA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled126

RICHMOND

Virginia

DWAYNE BERGEAUX M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled126

CROWLEY

Louisiana

RAFAEL ESQUENAZI MD FACP FASN

Nephrology

Claims Filled125

HOUSTON

Texas

CHIKA OGUAGHA M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled124

BROOKLYN

New York

FERDINAND ALCAIDE M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled124

COLUMBUS

Georgia

BONIFACE TUBIE M.D.

Claims Filled124

SOUTHFIELD

Michigan

MUTHIYALIAH BABU M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled123

SANTA MARIA

California

WILLIAM BAILEY M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled122

JONESBORO

Arkansas

ORLANDO CASTILLO M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled122

TAMPA

Florida

VIJAY BHASIN M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled121

EVANSVILLE

Indiana

GANJUR GURU-PRAKASH M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled121

DOTHAN

Alabama

JOHN MELLAS MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled121

ST LOUIS

Missouri