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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
LAZARO FERNANDEZ DDS

Dentist

Claims Filled235

MIAMI LAKES

Florida

ROBERT FARBMAN D.D.S.

Dentist, Periodontics

Claims Filled234

CORAL SPRINGS

Florida

JOHN HAMRICK DMD

Dentist, Periodontics

Claims Filled227

GREENVILLE

South Carolina

STEPHANIE MYLES DMD

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled225

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

WALTER COLON D.M.D.,M.S.DIPLOMATE

Dentist, Periodontics

Claims Filled224

TALLAHASSEE

Florida

GREGORY MOO DDS

Dentist

Claims Filled223

DELAND

Florida

GARRETT NELSON MD, DDS

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled223

FRISCO

Texas

PHILIP BANGHART D.D.S.

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled219

MATTOON

Illinois

DAVID STANSFIELD DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled218

HILLSBORO

Missouri

BARRY MARTIN M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled218

ARVADA

Colorado

MAYRA FANDINO

Dentist

Claims Filled217

HIALEAH

Florida

ELVISSA MOUSTAFAEVA DDS

Dentist

Claims Filled217

BROOKLYN

New York

JORGE FORNARIS D.M.D.

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled213

CORAL GABLES

Florida

JOHN JOHNSON D.D.S.

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled212

TULSA

Oklahoma

VICTOR STERNBERG DMD

Dentist, Periodontics

Claims Filled210

BRIARCLIFF MANOR

New York

BERNARDO VILLELA DDS, MS

Dentist, Periodontics

Claims Filled210

MIAMI

Florida

RANDALL HORINE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled209

INDIANAPOLIS

Indiana

CHAD LALSINGH DMD

Dentist, Periodontics

Claims Filled208

BOCA RATON

Florida

TUFTS UNIVERSITY

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Dental

Claims Filled207

BOSTON

Massachusetts

GREGORY BELENKY DDS

Claims Filled204

BROOKLYN

New York

BRIAN ISRAEL DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled203

TARRYTOWN

New York

ALEXANDER AYZENBERG

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled202

BROOKLYN

New York

CRAIG COLAS DDS

Dentist

Claims Filled201

BINGHAMTON

New York

STEVEN FOX D.D.S.

Dentist, Periodontics

Claims Filled201

TOLEDO

Ohio

CHUR CHIU D.D.S.

Dentist

Claims Filled201

HOUSTON

Texas