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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
EDWARD MCCONNELL MD

General Practice

Claims Filled50

WILMINGTON

Delaware

PATRICK FRIEND DDS

Student in an Organized Health Care Education/Training Program

Claims Filled50

DALLAS

Texas

NAND RAM MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

VOORHEES

New Jersey

SAILAJA REDDY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

COSTA MESA

California

JAMISON SCOTTO D.M.D.

Dentist, Periodontics

Claims Filled50

WINDSOR

Connecticut

ROBERT RIDING DDS

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled50

SAN DIEGO

California

IRVING HOROWITZ DMD

Dentist, Periodontics

Claims Filled50

ROCKY HILL

New Jersey

MARILYN HALE FNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled50

ALLEGANY

New York

JOHN YOUNG DDS

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled50

NEW YORK

New York

DAVID FRAENKEL DMD

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled50

BRONX

New York

ELBERT JOHNSON D.D.S, M.P.H., P.A.

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled50

GOLDSBORO

North Carolina

SCOTT SMITH MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

PLEASANT GROVE

Utah

ADEBUKOLA ABIOLA M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

BUFFALO

New York

MICHAEL FUENTES DDS

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled50

HOUSTON

Texas

STEVEN WARREN MD DPA

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled50

BOUNTIFUL

Utah

ANTHONY URLAKIS DDS

Dentist, Periodontics

Claims Filled50

JANESVILLE

Wisconsin

MICHAEL WILSON DMD

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled50

POOLER

Georgia

PATRICK VEZEAU DDS MS

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled50

SIOUX CITY

Iowa

THOMAS TACKMAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

FORT ATKINSON

Wisconsin

LAWRENCE HOWELL D.D.S.

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled50

BEDFORD

Indiana

GREGORY VAYSLEYB DDS

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled50

LOS ANGELES

California

VLADIMIR DRANOVSKY DDS

Dentist

Claims Filled50

JERSEY CITY

New Jersey

MARK GELFAND MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

BROOKLYN

New York

SPENCER KING DDS

Dentist

Claims Filled50

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

WILLIAM GARVER DDS

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled50

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania