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SODIUM CHLORIDE

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2013

345K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 402 of 3238

$5.47M
Retail Cost

Rank: 971 of 3238


Patients

Rank: 3068 of 3238


Prescribers

Rank: 3048 of 3238

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 42,933 $834K
New York 30,873 $483K
Ohio 25,918 $378K
Florida 23,850 $418K
Illinois 19,424 $331K
Pennsylvania 16,623 $241K
Kentucky 14,418 $242K
Texas 13,357 $239K
Michigan 10,701 $134K
North Carolina 10,119 $193K
New Jersey 9,647 $109K
Indiana 8,893 $138K
Tennessee 8,224 $126K
Missouri 8,167 $139K
Minnesota 7,072 $87.6K
Georgia 6,656 $107K
Alabama 5,808 $73.7K
Virginia 5,647 $87.3K
Louisiana 5,327 $63.2K
Wisconsin 5,312 $69.7K
Maryland 5,159 $64K
Arizona 4,570 $54.6K
Arkansas 4,566 $63.1K
Massachusetts 4,437 $83.3K
Washington 4,405 $79.4K
West Virginia 4,032 $63.1K
Iowa 3,118 $34.5K
Colorado 2,953 $42K
Oklahoma 2,770 $39K
Nevada 2,664 $42.8K
Connecticut 2,371 $41.4K
Kansas 2,359 $41.6K
Mississippi 2,117 $55.6K
Utah 1,949 $25.3K
Oregon 1,899 $31.3K
Nebraska 1,770 $20K
New Mexico 1,679 $14.6K
South Carolina 1,583 $34.4K
Hawaii 1,231 $12.6K
Rhode Island 882 $19.6K
New Hampshire 873 $11.8K
Montana 740 $13.6K
South Dakota 737 $7,881
Idaho 720 $14.9K
Maine 719 $11.5K
District of Columbia 636 $9,194
Delaware 466 $6,613
Vermont 420 $5,513
North Dakota 403 $5,023
Wyoming 350 $4,905
Alaska 332 $6,478
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 SODIUM CHLORIDE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
ALOK SAXENA M.D.,

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled119

LAS VEGAS

Nevada

BRUCE PENDLEY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled119

EAST RIDGE

Tennessee

JAUVID AYADI M.D.

Hospitalist

Claims Filled118

ORLANDO

Florida

WASEEM AHMAD M.D.

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled118

KINGSPORT

Tennessee

NABILA BABAR MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled118

CINCINNATI

Ohio

SABAH KADHIUM MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled118

LA VERNE

California

ANTON MAKI MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled117

KINGSPORT

Tennessee

QUYEN LUU MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled117

MACON

Georgia

RICHARD CLOUSE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled117

GLASGOW

Kentucky

KIMBERLY CORNELIUS M.D.

Claims Filled116

MOUNT VERNON

Kentucky

DAGMARY PURCELL M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled115

HUMACAO

Puerto Rico

TERENCE FRINKS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled115

TUCKER

Georgia

MARY TRAN D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled114

GARDEN GROVE

California

MICHAEL HILL MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled114

COVINGTON

Louisiana

DILKA GONZALEZ-ORTIZ MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled114

CAYEY

Puerto Rico

MERRILL LAURENT MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled113

COVINGTON

Louisiana

EDWARD HEDLUND MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled113

RIVER EDGE

New Jersey

LAWRENCE KERZNER MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled112

MINNEAPOLIS

Minnesota

SAMIRA KHAZRAVAN M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled112

JACKSONVILLE

Florida

DENNIS KELLAR MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled112

CRYSTAL LAKE

Illinois

HAFSA SIDDIQUI M.D.

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled110

HUNTSVILLE

Alabama

DAVID KENNEDY MD

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled110

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

JOHN GALLOWAY MD

Surgery

Claims Filled110

ATLANTA

Georgia

JOSEPH MILLER D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled110

DES MOINES

Iowa

DENNIS DELGADO MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled110

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama