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CHLORHEXIDINE GLUCONATE

Treats gingivitis (swelling of the gums) and other problems of the mouth and gums. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

1.36M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 197 of 3362

$9.2M
Retail Cost

Rank: 835 of 3362

742,222
Patients

Rank: 115 of 3362

162,522
Prescribers

Rank: 157 of 3362

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
New York 80,548 168,231 $1.08M
California 81,499 138,798 $1.19M
Florida 62,199 103,713 $646K
Texas 52,160 83,751 $517K
Pennsylvania 31,838 64,576 $423K
Ohio 28,531 52,516 $351K
New Jersey 27,543 52,342 $352K
Michigan 28,545 50,500 $328K
Illinois 23,033 43,437 $300K
Massachusetts 21,453 42,158 $278K
North Carolina 22,049 38,730 $258K
Washington 14,648 26,442 $170K
Virginia 13,771 25,864 $177K
Arizona 16,683 25,593 $158K
Indiana 12,621 25,488 $180K
Minnesota 12,105 25,275 $184K
Connecticut 11,445 25,064 $170K
Georgia 15,625 24,785 $157K
Missouri 11,539 22,995 $150K
Wisconsin 11,349 22,160 $147K
Oregon 12,182 21,717 $164K
Maryland 10,103 20,434 $144K
Colorado 12,200 19,969 $143K
Iowa 8,920 19,804 $124K
Tennessee 10,517 17,649 $106K
Kentucky 9,463 15,749 $95K
Alabama 8,680 15,699 $105K
South Carolina 8,099 14,256 $87K
Louisiana 7,223 12,646 $78.1K
Oklahoma 6,377 11,899 $80.4K
Nebraska 5,080 11,070 $72.3K
Utah 5,785 10,472 $62.4K
Kansas 5,087 9,778 $62.2K
Nevada 6,032 9,312 $57.2K
Mississippi 5,097 8,543 $49.4K
West Virginia 5,107 7,970 $47.9K
New Mexico 4,521 7,643 $44.7K
Arkansas 4,059 7,087 $41.6K
Hawaii 4,043 7,050 $60.2K
Rhode Island 2,866 6,757 $45.2K
Idaho 3,512 5,915 $34.9K
South Dakota 1,967 4,289 $29.5K
New Hampshire 2,361 4,289 $27.2K
Maine 2,274 4,180 $27.7K
Delaware 1,968 3,320 $22.4K
Montana 1,825 3,116 $19.9K
District of Columbia 1,357 2,448 $17.8K
North Dakota 980 2,087 $14.4K
Vermont 975 1,809 $11.4K
Wyoming 686 1,497 $9,651
Alaska 753 1,267 $7,671
About This Data

Prescribing data from Medicare’s prescription drug benefit, known as Part D, was compiled and released by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the federal agency that oversees the program. The data for 2014 includes more than 1.4 billion prescriptions written by more than 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 428,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost three-fourths of these prescriptions 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
THOMAS GRETZ DDS

Dentist

Claims Filled442

SCOTTDALE

Pennsylvania

RICHARD MILLER D.M.D.

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled440

FOXBORO

Massachusetts

JAMES ABBOTT M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled432

RICHMOND

Virginia

GALINA VAYNER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled413

NORCROSS

Georgia

WILLIAM BROWN DDS

Dentist

Claims Filled399

GREENSBORO

North Carolina

EDWARD DEFURIA DDS

Dentist

Claims Filled397

SYRACUSE

New York

DEIDRA RONDENO DDS

Dentist

Claims Filled396

ATLANTA

Georgia

ROBERT FARBMAN D.D.S.

Dentist, Periodontics

Claims Filled395

CORAL SPRINGS

Florida

MACON SINGLETARY DDS MS

Dentist, Periodontics

Claims Filled395

RALEIGH

North Carolina

DARRYL WU D.D.S.

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled392

NEW YORK

New York

STEFAN SIMONCIC D.D.S.

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled392

HIGH POINT

North Carolina

CHARLES RADER D.D.S.

Dentist, Periodontics

Claims Filled389

VICTORIA

Texas

LOUIS GEORGE D.D.S

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled388

SIOUX FALLS

South Dakota

SCOTT ERIKSON DDS MS

Dentist, Periodontics

Claims Filled388

HIGH POINT

North Carolina

ROBERT JENKINS D.D.S.

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled387

NIAGARA FALLS

New York

BABAK NOORBAKHSH DDS

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled385

PARKERSBURG

West Virginia

JIMMIE HARPER DDS MS

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled385

CINCINNATI

Ohio

RAYMOND SIMMONS DDS, DMSC

Dentist

Claims Filled384

LONG BRANCH

New Jersey

RAY ENGLISH DMD

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled368

WARWICK

Rhode Island

MICHAEL HARTMAN DMD, MD

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled364

MECHANICSBURG

Pennsylvania

JAMIL ABBASY DMD

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled364

SOUTHAMPTON

Massachusetts

RONNY TASCHNER D.D.S.

Dentist, Periodontics

Claims Filled358

FORT MYERS

Florida

PAUL SVOBODA DDS,MSD

Dentist, Periodontics

Claims Filled358

FOND DU LAC

Wisconsin

BENJAMIN BENNOV MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled349

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

LEONARD ALLEN M.D., D.M.D.

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled349

CHARLESTON

West Virginia