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VESICARE

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AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

830K
Medicare Part D Claims
$287M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 129,163 $25.4M
Florida 115,338 $22.7M
Pennsylvania 106,808 $20M
Texas 100,044 $20.3M
New York 96,212 $19.3M
Illinois 68,049 $13.4M
Ohio 54,952 $11.1M
North Carolina 50,411 $9.17M
New Jersey 44,270 $9.09M
Tennessee 40,319 $7.46M
Georgia 37,077 $6.89M
Missouri 36,523 $6.58M
Indiana 35,956 $7.16M
Wisconsin 33,892 $6.25M
Michigan 33,218 $7.21M
Kentucky 29,002 $5.54M
Virginia 28,813 $5.73M
Massachusetts 28,062 $5.44M
Alabama 27,905 $5.01M
Louisiana 27,266 $4.99M
South Carolina 23,769 $4.46M
Washington 23,341 $4.73M
Iowa 22,946 $4.05M
Arizona 20,241 $4.37M
Minnesota 20,069 $4.19M
Connecticut 19,347 $3.91M
Kansas 18,420 $3.37M
Nebraska 18,407 $3.14M
Mississippi 17,746 $3.08M
Oklahoma 17,727 $3.7M
Arkansas 16,776 $2.94M
Colorado 14,678 $3.01M
Oregon 14,108 $2.78M
Maryland 13,924 $3.2M
West Virginia 10,033 $1.93M
Maine 8,816 $1.89M
Utah 7,659 $1.5M
Idaho 6,950 $1.33M
Nevada 6,897 $1.45M
South Dakota 6,710 $1.21M
Rhode Island 6,077 $1.06M
New Hampshire 4,983 $1M
New Mexico 4,810 $953K
Montana 4,483 $814K
Hawaii 4,198 $881K
North Dakota 3,559 $653K
Delaware 3,226 $769K
Vermont 2,886 $587K
Wyoming 2,452 $468K
Alaska 2,300 $346K
District of Columbia 1,108 $238K
Puerto Rico 162 $29.9K
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 VESICARE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
LARRY PLUNDO DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled62

GREENSBURG

Pennsylvania

NEIL SAYEGH MD

Urology

Claims Filled62

YONKERS

New York

JOHN WARNER M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled62

NASHVILLE

Tennessee

DAVID CUNNINGHAM MD

Urology

Claims Filled62

OCALA

Florida

SAMMY HAMWAY M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled62

KETTERING

Ohio

FAIZ MANSOUR M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled62

BLOOMFIELD HILLS

Michigan

DONALD GOLDMAN M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled62

MONTEREY

California

ALLEN JONES MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled62

WEST POINT

Georgia

AMY PUCKETT-LAWSON FNP-C

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled62

GALAX

Virginia

AMY EUBANKS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled62

VILLA RICA

Georgia

SIU WONG M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled62

S EL MONTE

California

OVAIS ZUBAIR M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled62

SPRINGFIELD

Missouri

CHRISTOPHER CROOKER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled62

LAWRENCEVILLE

Georgia

RONALD HENRY MD

Urology

Claims Filled62

SHENANDOAH

Texas

AMY BRODE DO

Urology

Claims Filled62

LIVONIA

Michigan

KHALIL INNABI M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled62

YONKERS

New York

MIGUEL MARTINEZ M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled62

LOS ANGELES

California

ALPA RAY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled62

TIFTON

Georgia

ARTHUR WYKER M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled62

KINGSPORT

Tennessee

JOHN ERDESKY P.A.

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled62

HERMITAGE

Pennsylvania

JACKIE GARLAND

Family Medicine

Claims Filled62

PONCA CITY

Oklahoma

JOHN SCHLUETER M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled62

CARMEL

Indiana

DAVID KAPP M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled62

PERRYILLE

Missouri

TRACY POOL MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled62

ATHENS

Alabama

PRAKASH MANIAM M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled62

AIKEN

South Carolina