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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
STEPHEN FAIRCHILD DDS

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled200

MERRILLVILLE

Indiana

SUN WON

Dentist

Claims Filled200

NEW YORK

New York

MARY THOMAS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled198

KANKAKEE

Illinois

MARK WARING D.D.S.

Dentist, Periodontics

Claims Filled197

TEMPE

Arizona

ZHAOYANG PAN M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled197

LOS ANGELES

California

MACON SINGLETARY DDS MS

Dentist, Periodontics

Claims Filled195

RALEIGH

North Carolina

STEPHEN STROUD

Oral Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled193

GREENSBORO

North Carolina

RICHARD SMITH M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled192

ROWLEY

Massachusetts

MARINA DUKLER DDS

Dentist

Claims Filled191

BROOKLYN

New York

ARTHUR WIESELTHIER DMD

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled191

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

WILLIAM LAMAS D.M.D., M.S.

Dentist

Claims Filled191

MIAMI

Florida

LINDA HUANG MD

Oral Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled191

FLUSHING

New York

BRIAN ALLENDER D.M.D.

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled191

EUGENE

Oregon

ZOYA BERENSON MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled190

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

RONNY TASCHNER D.D.S.

Dentist, Periodontics

Claims Filled190

FORT MYERS

Florida

MICHAEL LAROSA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled190

INDPLS

Indiana

NELLY VOLFINZON DDS

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled189

BROOKLYN

New York

PAUL SVOBODA DDS,MSD

Dentist, Periodontics

Claims Filled188

FOND DU LAC

Wisconsin

BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOI

Dentist

Claims Filled187

CHICAGO

Illinois

UNIV OF IOWA HOSPS & CLINICS

Claims Filled187

IOWA CITY

Iowa

LYUBOV LITVIN D.D.S.

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled186

BROOKLYN

New York

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

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled186

CHARLESTON

West Virginia

TODD TUCKER D.M.D.,M.D.

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled185

EUGENE

Oregon

OLAJUMOKE ADUBIFA M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled185

KANKAKEE

Illinois

SPENCER HOWARD D.D.S.

Claims Filled184

DURHAM

North Carolina