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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
ALEX HSU M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled56

MARGATE

Florida

GEORGE FOTIADIS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled56

OSCEOLA

Iowa

JOHN KIM DDS

Dentist, Periodontics

Claims Filled56

ROCKY MOUNT

North Carolina

DAN MAZOR D.D.S.

Dentist, Periodontics

Claims Filled56

NORTH MIAMI BEACH

Florida

STEVEN GOLDSHER DDS

Dentist, Periodontics

Claims Filled56

GREENFIELD

Massachusetts

DENNIS MCDONALD DDS

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled56

BLOOMINGTON

Illinois

BRENT BRUNSTING MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled56

CLEAR LAKE

Iowa

ELENA CASANOVA D.M.D.

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled56

MIAMI BEACH

Florida

JARED COX D.D.S.

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled56

SEARCY

Arkansas

JAMES BETANCOURT DMD, MS

Claims Filled56

VERO BEACH

Florida

STEVEN LIEBER DMD

Dentist, Periodontics

Claims Filled56

NEW PORT RICHEY

Florida

ELIAZ KAUFMAN DDS, MS

Dentist, Periodontics

Claims Filled56

NEW YORK

New York

BACH LE D.D.S.,M.D.

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled56

WHITTIER

California

GREGORY BELL D.D.S.

Dentist, Periodontics

Claims Filled56

ALBUQUERQUE

New Mexico

ROBERT SNYDERS DMD

Dentist

Claims Filled56

CLEARWATER

Florida

LUIS COMAS D.M.D.

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled56

UNION CITY

New Jersey

HARRY RANDEL D.M.D.

Dentist, Prosthodontics

Claims Filled56

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

BARBARA WILHELM M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled55

FARMINGTON

Pennsylvania

DANIEL LAUER DMD

Dentist, Periodontics

Claims Filled55

PALM BEACH GARDENS

Florida

ASCENSION MENA M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled55

EL PASO

Texas

SHERMAN SMOCK D.D.S.

Dentist, Periodontics

Claims Filled55

LYNCHBURG

Virginia

GREGG BEATY D.D.S.

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled55

SAN DIEGO

California

KAREN LANIER DDS MS

Claims Filled55

HIGH POINT

North Carolina

EUGENE DAHL DDS

Dentist, Prosthodontics

Claims Filled55

DALLAS

Texas

DANIEL DUGAN DDS OMS

Claims Filled55

HURST

Texas