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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 »


Incorrect Info?

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Top prescribers for MINOXIDIL

Provider Medicare Claims City State
STEVEN UNKEL M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled91

FARMERVILLE

Louisiana

ANDREW KRUTUL MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled91

GRAND RAPIDS

Michigan

ANGUS HOWARD M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled91

ATLANTA

Georgia

NOUHAD KRONFOL M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled91

GREENVILLE

Mississippi

JON THORNTON MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled91

HATTIESBURG

Mississippi

RAMIN TOLOUIAN M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled90

NORFOLK

Virginia

CHARLES CLARK M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled90

LONG BEACH

California

BAYARD QUINN MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled90

TEXARKANA

Texas

GURKIRPAL GILL MD

Legal Medicine

Claims Filled89

HAINES CITY

Florida

SUSAN FRANCISCO MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled89

JACKSON

Tennessee

JOHN WHALEN M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled89

DUBUQUE

Iowa

MARIA CRISELD ZALDIVAR M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled89

LAKE CITY

Florida

BIREN JOSHI M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled89

CONYERS

Georgia

MEER ZONOZI M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled88

WASHINGTON

District of Columbia

GREGORY DOWNER M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled88

MUSKEGON

Michigan

MICHAEL BRUCCULERI M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled88

HUDSON

Florida

FREDERICK ROGOFF MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled88

GREENVILLE

South Carolina

MUFID OTHMAN M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled88

MACON

Georgia

KEITH MOOTOO M.D

Specialist

Claims Filled88

CUDAHY

California

MOHAMMAD NASSRI MD

Specialist

Claims Filled87

ORANGEBURG

South Carolina

ROBERT CUELI M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled87

FT LAUDERDALE

Florida

CHARLES CANGRO MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled87

BALTIMORE

Maryland

BRAXTER IRBY MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled87

BROOKHAVEN

Mississippi

MARY MOURACADE M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled87

FT MYERS

Florida

JEFFREY COHEN MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled86

ORLANDO

Florida