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Prescriber Checkup » NASONEX

NASONEX

Treats or prevents the symptoms of seasonal (short-term) and perennial (year-round) allergies (hay fever), such as stuffy or runny nose, sneezing, and watery eyes. Also treats nasal polyps. This medicine is a corticosteroid. More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

931K
Medicare Part D Claims
$168M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 164,153 $20.5M
New York 114,682 $14M
Florida 110,946 $14M
Texas 92,942 $12.1M
Pennsylvania 67,117 $8.58M
Ohio 46,615 $6.19M
Illinois 46,251 $6.02M
New Jersey 38,521 $4.77M
Tennessee 38,285 $4.86M
Georgia 38,101 $4.79M
Kentucky 37,991 $4.89M
North Carolina 37,651 $4.74M
Missouri 32,997 $4.09M
Michigan 29,121 $3.85M
Virginia 28,309 $3.73M
Indiana 27,676 $3.7M
Louisiana 25,186 $3.09M
Arizona 21,686 $3.01M
Alabama 21,447 $2.59M
Connecticut 21,432 $2.65M
Minnesota 20,331 $2.78M
Wisconsin 17,838 $2.32M
Mississippi 16,194 $1.97M
South Carolina 16,087 $2.08M
Oklahoma 15,053 $1.92M
Massachusetts 15,049 $2M
Maryland 14,595 $1.98M
Iowa 14,360 $1.78M
West Virginia 13,005 $1.65M
Arkansas 12,423 $1.52M
Colorado 11,836 $1.59M
Washington 11,505 $1.56M
Kansas 11,353 $1.44M
Maine 9,763 $1.31M
Nevada 9,118 $1.19M
Oregon 8,403 $1.12M
Nebraska 7,217 $901K
Hawaii 5,703 $794K
New Hampshire 5,018 $666K
Puerto Rico 4,957 $593K
Utah 4,756 $642K
New Mexico 4,194 $561K
Delaware 3,722 $561K
Montana 3,664 $463K
Idaho 3,617 $468K
District of Columbia 3,327 $404K
Vermont 3,203 $426K
Rhode Island 3,011 $368K
South Dakota 2,904 $368K
North Dakota 2,017 $252K
Wyoming 1,721 $229K
Alaska 1,705 $227K
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 NASONEX

Provider Medicare Claims City State
HAROLD HSU M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled336

ROSEMEAD

California

PHILIP LIU MD

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled336

HONESDALE

Pennsylvania

STELLA POPOVA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled331

LOS ANGELES

California

KARELIA RUIZ MD

Specialist

Claims Filled313

HIALEAH

Florida

STEVEN GOLDSTEIN M.D.

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled294

BRONX

New York

LAURA PORTER FNP-BC

Nurse Practitioner, Primary Care

Claims Filled293

CHATTANOOGA

Tennessee

VLAD NUSINOVICH M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled293

WEST HOLLYWOOD

California

GEORGE LIVERMORE M.D.

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled287

SIKESTON

Missouri

BENJAMIN BENNOV MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled285

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

MARK BARATS M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled279

WEST HOLLYWOOD

California

DAVID CABRERA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled276

MIAMI

Florida

BRETT STANALAND MD

Allergy

Claims Filled273

NAPLES

Florida

ALEX J MARBAN MD PA

Specialist

Claims Filled272

HIALEAH

Florida

BORIS SAGALOVICH MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled270

BROOKLYN

New York

ABRAHAM JAGUAN M.D.

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled269

MIAMI

Florida

TAEWON MOON

Specialist

Claims Filled264

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS

New Jersey

JAMES MONTAGANO M.D.

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled263

LOS ANGELES

California

JULIO PARDAVE M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled262

HIALEAH

Florida

HUNG NGUYEN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled261

GARDEN GROVE

California

DOTTIE ANN SAZON MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled261

NATIONAL CITY

California

MOUSSA FAMININI MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled255

ENCINO

California

FERNANDO DE LA CRUZ M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled253

HIALEAH

Florida

THANH NGUYEN MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled253

GARDEN GROVE

California

MARA DE GARCIA M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled251

MIAMI BEACH

Florida

CHUN-LUN LI MD

Specialist

Claims Filled251

NEW YORK

New York