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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
JACINTO HERNANDEZ M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled121

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

OSEMWEGIE EMOVON M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled121

CHARLESTON

South Carolina

NAGARAJA SRIDHAR MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled120

BUFFALO

New York

JOHN O'BRIEN M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled118

NATCHEZ

Mississippi

CRAIG SAXTON M. D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled118

SAVANNAH

Georgia

RUPAL PATEL M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled118

HOUSTON

Texas

EKUNDAYO FALASE MD

Specialist

Claims Filled118

CONYERS

Georgia

ZHENG GE M.D.,

Nephrology

Claims Filled117

TACOMA

Washington

LUCIUS WRIGHT MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled116

JACKSON

Tennessee

KIRBY GABRYS MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled115

ALBUQUERQUE

New Mexico

TSR MURUGAN MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled114

FORT WORTH

Texas

DONALD RADEMACHER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled114

GREELEY

Colorado

IBRAHIM FAKHOURY MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled113

ABILENE

Texas

JOHN DURHAM MD

Specialist

Claims Filled112

ORANGEBURG

South Carolina

THEODORE OTTI M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled111

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

JOHN HEIFNER M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled110

LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas

STEPHEN MIGDAL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled110

DETROIT

Michigan

RAFFI MINASIAN MD

Specialist

Claims Filled110

GLENDALE

California

WILLIAM MYERS M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled107

LUBBOCK

Texas

CHARLES ANDREWS MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled107

FORT WORTH

Texas

ROY HARRIS D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled107

BUCYRUS

Ohio

RIZWAN AKHTAR M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled106

RICHMOND

Kentucky

JEREMY GITOMER M.D.

Nephrology Specialist/Technologist

Claims Filled106

ANCHORAGE

Alaska

STEVE SU MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled105

FRESNO

California

EJAZ DAWSON MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled105

DETROIT

Michigan