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PREMPRO

Treats menopause symptoms (hot flashes, vaginal dryness). Prevents osteoporosis after menopause. This medicine is a combination of 2 hormones. More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

255K
Medicare Part D Claims
$38.3M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 53,451 $5.14M
Florida 26,997 $2.73M
Texas 21,848 $2.2M
New York 16,036 $1.62M
Tennessee 14,620 $1.28M
North Carolina 14,439 $1.26M
Pennsylvania 14,047 $1.43M
Georgia 13,668 $1.21M
Ohio 13,384 $1.36M
Illinois 11,710 $1.16M
Kentucky 10,395 $947K
Missouri 10,371 $923K
Michigan 9,822 $1.08M
Indiana 9,391 $906K
Virginia 9,332 $937K
Washington 8,382 $831K
Arizona 8,117 $857K
Alabama 7,867 $695K
South Carolina 7,469 $691K
Oklahoma 7,374 $734K
Wisconsin 6,817 $643K
Minnesota 6,717 $811K
Oregon 6,387 $652K
Louisiana 6,191 $541K
Kansas 5,535 $523K
Arkansas 5,474 $441K
New Jersey 5,453 $612K
Massachusetts 5,440 $507K
Colorado 5,172 $523K
Iowa 4,640 $417K
Mississippi 4,627 $378K
Nebraska 4,255 $372K
West Virginia 3,592 $345K
Utah 3,515 $349K
Nevada 3,513 $362K
Puerto Rico 3,461 $271K
New Mexico 3,027 $299K
Idaho 2,974 $283K
Maryland 2,824 $371K
Connecticut 2,268 $245K
Montana 2,207 $209K
Maine 1,760 $189K
Hawaii 1,407 $167K
Rhode Island 1,336 $116K
South Dakota 1,214 $116K
Wyoming 1,144 $110K
North Dakota 1,130 $108K
New Hampshire 1,048 $104K
Vermont 862 $88K
Alaska 731 $57.6K
Delaware 584 $74.2K
District of Columbia 320 $33.7K
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 PREMPRO

Provider Medicare Claims City State
HONG KIM M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled205

GARDEN GROVE

California

SANG BAIK

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled199

LOS ANGELES

California

RAYMOND REILLY MBBCH BAO

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled192

BROOKLINE

Massachusetts

MOSES HYUN MD

Claims Filled187

LOS ANGELES

California

KIM ERVIN M.D.

Gynecology

Claims Filled167

EUREKA

California

CHARLES KALSTONE M.D.

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled165

SOUTH MIAMI

Florida

WILLIAM JOYNER MD

Managed Care Organizations, Health Maintenance Organization

Claims Filled153

FORT LAUDERDALE

Florida

JUNG BAE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled145

LOS ANGELES

California

TAALY SILBERSTEIN M.D.

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled120

TARZANA

California

JAMES JUNG MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled120

LOS ANGELES

California

ERIKA BLANTON M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled114

RICHMOND

Virginia

MURRAY FREEDMAN MD

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled114

AUGUSTA

Georgia

VALERIE SCHULZ

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled112

NEW HYDE PARK

New York

JASON PAEK M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled109

WALNUT

California

DONNA SWEET MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled108

WICHITA

Kansas

ERNEST MOORE MD

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled107

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

PIERRE MARTIMBEAU MD

Gynecologic Oncology

Claims Filled106

CHARLOTTE

North Carolina

CHAEWON SONG MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled106

GARDEN GROVE

California

JOHN INMAN MD

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled105

ALBANY

Georgia

PETER PARK M.D,

Specialist

Claims Filled103

LOS ANGELES

California

RICHARD PAVELOCK MD

Specialist

Claims Filled100

DEEP GAP

North Carolina

JOSE BAUTISTA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled100

SANGER

California

JOHN FRYE M.D.

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled98

WILKES BARRE

Pennsylvania

DONG SHIN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled98

LOS ANGELES

California

FELICIA OTA M.D.

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled98

TARZANA

California