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Prescriber Checkup » CHLORHEXIDINE GLUCONATE

CHLORHEXIDINE GLUCONATE

Treats gingivitis (swelling of the gums) and other problems of the mouth and gums. Also treats adult periodontitis (a disease of the teeth and gums. More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

486K
Medicare Part D Claims
$6.92M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
New York 112,319 $899K
California 89,567 $896K
Florida 68,871 $455K
Texas 52,621 $366K
Pennsylvania 43,891 $334K
Ohio 36,652 $278K
New Jersey 33,407 $246K
Massachusetts 29,580 $215K
Illinois 29,036 $217K
North Carolina 26,088 $194K
Michigan 25,202 $198K
Minnesota 19,607 $156K
Indiana 18,207 $151K
Washington 17,425 $131K
Connecticut 16,952 $131K
Oregon 16,702 $134K
Iowa 16,660 $115K
Virginia 16,572 $127K
Missouri 16,082 $123K
Arizona 15,152 $95.3K
Wisconsin 14,723 $112K
Georgia 14,148 $97.7K
Colorado 12,873 $105K
Kentucky 10,843 $77.9K
Tennessee 10,826 $76K
Maryland 10,413 $86.5K
Puerto Rico 9,059 $70.7K
Alabama 8,789 $63.4K
Louisiana 8,765 $62.1K
Nebraska 8,437 $62.1K
Oklahoma 7,716 $57.8K
South Carolina 7,267 $52K
Utah 7,107 $44.1K
Kansas 6,885 $48.9K
Mississippi 5,940 $40.6K
West Virginia 5,795 $40.2K
New Mexico 5,315 $35.6K
Hawaii 5,302 $52K
Nevada 5,129 $34.3K
Rhode Island 4,630 $31.6K
Arkansas 4,380 $28.3K
Idaho 4,145 $30.4K
Maine 3,266 $24.7K
South Dakota 3,001 $22.6K
New Hampshire 3,000 $22K
Montana 2,167 $15.2K
Delaware 1,893 $15.1K
Vermont 1,640 $11K
District of Columbia 1,504 $12.8K
North Dakota 1,495 $12.1K
Wyoming 1,123 $7,601
Alaska 1,057 $8,376
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 CHLORHEXIDINE GLUCONATE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
STEVEN PERLMAN D.D.S., M.SC.D.

Dentist, Pediatric Dentistry

Claims Filled1,042

LYNN

Massachusetts

LINDA MAYTAN DDS

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled823

JAMAICA PLAIN

Massachusetts

ILYA BABINER D.D.S.

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled692

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

ANN OCONNELL DDS

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled682

CAMBRIDGE

Minnesota

THOMAS GRETZ DDS

Dentist

Claims Filled606

SCOTTDALE

Pennsylvania

IGOR KLEBANOV D.D.S.

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled540

BROOKLYN

New York

BILU MATHEW DDS, FICOI

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled526

SMITHTOWN

New York

DORIS BARIZO DMD

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled510

NORTHRIDGE

California

RAMON RODRIGUEZ D.M.D

Dentist

Claims Filled458

CORAL GABLES

Florida

CHARLOTTE LEE DMD

Dentist

Claims Filled442

CRESSKILL

New Jersey

TRUSTEES OF TUFTS UNIVERSITY

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Dental

Claims Filled439

WALTHAM

Massachusetts

RICHARD PAVELOCK MD

Specialist

Claims Filled427

DEEP GAP

North Carolina

LEON VILNER D.D.S.

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled418

DENVER

Colorado

MARK CHAMBERS D.M.D.

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled417

HOUSTON

Texas

BYRON WOODLAND DDS

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled410

NEPHI

Utah

TUFTS UNIV SCH OF DENT MED

Claims Filled404

BOSTON

Massachusetts

JOHN FASBINDER D.D.S.

Dentist

Claims Filled400

PRAIRIE VILLAGE

Kansas

ROBERT COPLEY M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled390

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

ROBERT MYERS D.M.D., M.B.A.

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled383

CAMP HILL

Pennsylvania

CHA ROBERT DDS

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled371

NEWARK

New Jersey

OLEG CHEREZOV D.D.S.

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled361

BROOKLYN

New York

JOHN WON MD, DDS

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled344

CARY

North Carolina

LUNINGNING REGALADO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled343

WAYNE

Michigan

STIG OSTERBERG DDS MSD

Dentist, Periodontics

Claims Filled342

PT TOWNSEND

Washington

THOMAS GRETZ DMD

Dentist

Claims Filled335

SCOTTDALE

Pennsylvania