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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. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2013

1.23M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 210 of 3238

$9.12M
Retail Cost

Rank: 817 of 3238

655,457
Patients

Rank: 116 of 3238

154,811
Prescribers

Rank: 156 of 3238

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
New York 72,150 154,086 $1.14M
California 70,911 120,554 $1.12M
Florida 55,135 94,276 $651K
Texas 46,050 74,945 $495K
Pennsylvania 28,035 58,229 $410K
New Jersey 25,647 49,029 $370K
Ohio 25,898 47,849 $336K
Michigan 25,744 46,407 $358K
Illinois 18,709 37,679 $287K
Massachusetts 18,549 37,116 $267K
North Carolina 19,713 35,666 $254K
Washington 12,849 23,940 $171K
Minnesota 10,934 23,587 $181K
Indiana 11,476 23,427 $186K
Connecticut 10,192 23,130 $173K
Virginia 11,898 22,895 $174K
Missouri 10,531 21,685 $156K
Georgia 13,644 21,507 $151K
Arizona 13,651 21,412 $143K
Wisconsin 10,354 20,500 $150K
Oregon 11,017 20,134 $161K
Iowa 8,367 19,746 $131K
Colorado 10,015 16,794 $130K
Maryland 7,643 16,139 $131K
Tennessee 9,292 15,743 $106K
Kentucky 8,534 14,252 $96.4K
Alabama 7,921 14,230 $104K
Louisiana 6,518 11,850 $79.5K
Oklahoma 5,756 11,091 $78.4K
South Carolina 5,927 10,978 $79.9K
Nebraska 4,977 10,870 $76.2K
Utah 5,214 9,520 $58.4K
Kansas 4,410 8,831 $62.6K
Nevada 5,112 8,077 $53.3K
Mississippi 4,373 7,608 $49.3K
West Virginia 4,692 7,325 $48.7K
New Mexico 4,030 6,974 $45.3K
Hawaii 3,641 6,464 $56.9K
Rhode Island 2,689 6,390 $45.9K
Arkansas 3,463 5,961 $37K
Idaho 3,211 5,307 $34.2K
South Dakota 1,701 4,044 $29.1K
New Hampshire 2,008 3,868 $28.8K
Maine 1,984 3,781 $28.3K
Delaware 1,614 2,856 $20.6K
Montana 1,597 2,703 $19.1K
District of Columbia 1,118 2,088 $16.2K
North Dakota 901 2,004 $14.9K
Vermont 844 1,641 $11K
Wyoming 561 1,399 $9,501
Alaska 760 1,280 $9,104
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. ProPublica combined that data with additional information released by CMS. The data for 2013 includes nearly 1.4 billion prescriptions written by 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 410,000 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
ROBERT DORNAUER DDS

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled252

TIFFIN

Ohio

STEPHEN DUNN DDS

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled250

OCALA

Florida

YULY GERTSBERG DDS

Dentist

Claims Filled250

NEW YORK

New York

RICHARD SUNDHEIMER D.M.D.

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled250

CANTON

Ohio

TROY TRONDSON DDS, MD

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled250

MARYVILLE

Tennessee

MIKHAIL AZRILEVICH MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled248

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

MARTIN PERLIN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled248

NORWALK

Connecticut

MARK JACKSON DDS

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled248

MADISON

Wisconsin

NELLY VOLFINZON DDS

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled248

BROOKLYN

New York

JAMES VLASSIS DDS

Dentist, Periodontics

Claims Filled247

FAYETTEVILLE

New York

WILLIAM CARROLL MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled247

WEST CHESTER

Pennsylvania

KRISTA PAULY D.D.S.

Dentist

Claims Filled246

BOSTON

Massachusetts

OLEG CHEREZOV D.D.S.

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled246

BROOKLYN

New York

ALAN DALESSANDRO DDS

Dentist, Periodontics

Claims Filled245

HOFFMAN ESTATES

Illinois

PAUL ANDERSON D.D.S., M.D.

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled245

IRVINE

California

LARRY JACOBSON

Dentist, Periodontics

Claims Filled245

KANSAS CITY

Missouri

MARCELO MATTSCHEI DDS

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled243

NAPLES

Florida

RONALD BARBANELL D.D.S.-D.M.S.C

Claims Filled242

DOWNEY

California

SHAKIB HALABU DDS

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled240

WEST BLOOMFIELD

Michigan

DANIEL KUNIHIRA DDS

Dentist, Periodontics

Claims Filled239

UPLAND

California

DANIEL NEWBOLD DDS

Dentist, Periodontics

Claims Filled238

SAN BERNARDINO

California

BARTON BLUMBERG D.M.D.

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled238

THE VILLAGES

Florida

CONCHITA MERCADO DDS

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled238

KINGMAN

Arizona

DAVID PEARSON DMD

Dentist, Periodontics

Claims Filled236

LAWRENCEVILLE

Georgia

DAVID CAUGHELL MD

Legal Medicine

Claims Filled235

NOWATA

Oklahoma