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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 2012
Totals only include the 50 U.S. States and Washington D.C.

1.02M
Medicare Part D Claims
$7.43M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
New York 126,811 $982K
California 100,846 $966K
Florida 80,189 $520K
Texas 58,543 $379K
Pennsylvania 49,356 $344K
New Jersey 41,013 $320K
Ohio 40,570 $285K
Illinois 32,800 $236K
Michigan 32,753 $237K
Massachusetts 32,349 $223K
North Carolina 29,740 $211K
Minnesota 21,376 $159K
Washington 20,616 $145K
Indiana 20,504 $158K
Connecticut 19,733 $143K
Virginia 18,916 $143K
Iowa 18,194 $114K
Missouri 18,161 $123K
Oregon 18,016 $137K
Arizona 17,166 $106K
Georgia 16,983 $112K
Wisconsin 16,692 $116K
Colorado 14,511 $108K
Tennessee 12,768 $84.6K
Kentucky 11,832 $77.4K
Maryland 11,575 $92K
Louisiana 10,348 $69.1K
Alabama 10,043 $68.9K
Nebraska 9,452 $60.8K
Oklahoma 9,202 $65.2K
South Carolina 8,991 $60.3K
Utah 8,312 $48.8K
Kansas 7,649 $50.7K
Mississippi 6,899 $44.3K
Nevada 6,677 $42.9K
New Mexico 6,305 $40.5K
West Virginia 6,241 $40.8K
Hawaii 5,923 $55.4K
Rhode Island 5,269 $35.5K
Arkansas 5,029 $31K
Idaho 4,543 $31.4K
Maine 3,517 $25.6K
New Hampshire 3,390 $23.5K
South Dakota 3,231 $22.3K
Montana 2,525 $16.5K
Delaware 2,306 $18.4K
Vermont 1,783 $11.1K
District of Columbia 1,767 $14.9K
North Dakota 1,691 $12.2K
Wyoming 1,486 $9,394
Alaska 1,070 $7,937
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 2012 includes more than 1.2 billion prescriptions written by nearly 1.5 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 382,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost 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
JONATHAN MIN DDS

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled50

MATAWAN

New Jersey

LYUDVIG VANIYANTS DDS

Dentist

Claims Filled50

LA MESA

California

JOHN GRAY DMD

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled50

MT STERLING

Kentucky

ROBERTO UBINAS DMD

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled50

GUAYAMA

Puerto Rico

DOMINIC MORIO DDS MS

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled50

HIAWATHA

Iowa

EDWARD GOTTESMAN D.D.S.

Dentist, Periodontics

Claims Filled50

NEW YORK

New York

NICOLE BESU D.M.D., M.S.

Dentist, Periodontics

Claims Filled50

MIAMI LAKES

Florida

THOMAS MUN D.D.S.

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled50

CANTON

Ohio

LOUIS PETRONE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

KIMBERLY GRETZ-ZAMBRUNO DDS

Dentist

Claims Filled50

SCOTTDALE

Pennsylvania

JASON KLEIN DDS

Dentist

Claims Filled50

BOYNTON BEACH

Florida

RAUL FIGUEROA D.M.D

Dentist, Periodontics

Claims Filled50

LAWRENCEVILLE

New Jersey

EDGAR JANETZKO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

TRUTH OR CONSEQUENCES

New Mexico

MICHAEL SONICK DMD

Dentist, Periodontics

Claims Filled50

FAIRFIELD

Connecticut

EDWIN WESTMORELAND DDS

Dentist

Claims Filled50

SHREVEPORT

Louisiana

KELLEY THOMPSON DDS

Dentist, Periodontics

Claims Filled50

PRAIRIE VILLAGE

Kansas

STANLEY SATTERFIELD D.M.D.

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled50

ATHENS

Georgia

ARMANDO PAZ DMD

Dentist

Claims Filled50

KEY BISCAYNE

Florida

MICHAEL DOE DMD

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled50

EAST LONGMEADOW

Massachusetts

PHILIP LIN DDS

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled50

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

CLARRISSA KRIPKE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

SAN FRANCISCO

California

GRACE DAI DDS, MSD

Dentist, Periodontics

Claims Filled50

NAPLES

Florida

SOMMAY SIRIPANYO DDS

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled50

FORT WORTH

Texas

NEIL WEISS M.M.D., P.C.

Dentist

Claims Filled50

WEST CHESTER

Pennsylvania

DANIEL MOEZINIA DDS

Dentist, Periodontics

Claims Filled50

GREAT NECK

New York