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Prescriber Checkup » FINASTERIDE

FINASTERIDE

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

3.67M
Medicare Part D Claims
$122M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 456,703 $18.7M
Florida 321,348 $9.28M
New York 320,593 $10.2M
Pennsylvania 219,269 $8.17M
Texas 184,178 $5.61M
Ohio 161,513 $7.34M
Illinois 121,202 $3.72M
North Carolina 117,093 $3.43M
New Jersey 102,360 $3.46M
Massachusetts 99,780 $3.88M
Missouri 97,986 $2.72M
Georgia 93,119 $2.52M
Michigan 90,123 $3.18M
Virginia 76,147 $2.37M
Tennessee 75,218 $2.17M
Arizona 71,605 $2.29M
Louisiana 63,096 $1.82M
Wisconsin 61,614 $1.84M
Kentucky 57,810 $1.79M
Washington 57,168 $1.77M
Indiana 55,076 $1.68M
Colorado 49,500 $1.68M
Minnesota 48,250 $1.66M
Oregon 46,627 $1.65M
Connecticut 45,969 $1.46M
Iowa 45,565 $1.23M
South Carolina 43,282 $1.3M
Alabama 41,031 $1.11M
Oklahoma 38,611 $1.2M
Kansas 36,694 $1.04M
Arkansas 34,240 $900K
Maryland 32,591 $1.17M
Mississippi 30,453 $728K
Nevada 30,350 $851K
West Virginia 27,202 $897K
New Mexico 26,119 $955K
Rhode Island 22,075 $774K
Hawaii 21,780 $878K
Utah 20,723 $665K
Nebraska 20,170 $523K
Maine 17,929 $652K
New Hampshire 15,861 $493K
Idaho 14,351 $466K
North Dakota 11,492 $358K
South Dakota 11,100 $311K
Vermont 8,897 $299K
Montana 8,765 $256K
Delaware 6,160 $265K
Wyoming 4,987 $139K
District of Columbia 3,565 $134K
Alaska 3,545 $85.3K
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 2012 includes more than 1.2 billion prescriptions written by nearly 1.5 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 382,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost three-fourths went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients. Methodology »

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Top prescribers for FINASTERIDE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
FELIX CHI-MING YIP M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled2,096

MONTEREY PARK

California

JUAN SUAREZ M.D. , F.A.C.S.

Specialist

Claims Filled1,922

CORAL GABLES

Florida

THOMAS BOGAARD MD

Specialist

Claims Filled1,759

LOS ANGELES

California

COSME GOMEZ MD

Urology

Claims Filled1,703

MIAMI

Florida

HECTOR CORDERO-JIMENEZ MD

Urology

Claims Filled1,702

PONCE

Puerto Rico

DAVID GENTILE M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled1,699

ROCHESTER

New York

LEONEL GUERRERO M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled1,517

FAJARDO

Puerto Rico

LUIS MAGGIOLO M.D

Urology

Claims Filled1,465

CORAL GABLES

Florida

MATTHEW FRY MD

Urology

Claims Filled1,438

HATTIESBURG

Mississippi

CHARLES WOMACK MD

Urology

Claims Filled1,383

COOKEVILLE

Tennessee

ISAAC MADEB MD

Specialist

Claims Filled1,381

BROOKLYN

New York

JAYPRAKASH PATEL MD

Urology

Claims Filled1,334

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

LESLIE RAINWATER MD

Urology

Claims Filled1,314

BISMARCK

North Dakota

THOMAS KOWALKOWSKI MD

Urology

Claims Filled1,307

RONCEVERTE

West Virginia

WILLIAM REYNOLDS M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled1,262

GLENDALE

California

JOHNNY CHANG M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled1,254

TORRINGTON

Connecticut

RAFAEL LOPEZ M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled1,252

WELLINGTON

Florida

STEVEN WAHLE MD

Urology

Claims Filled1,242

CEDAR RAPIDS

Iowa

THEODORE AFFUE M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled1,230

EL CENTRO

California

BERNARD MOULE MD

Urology

Claims Filled1,216

E PROVIDENCE

Rhode Island

BRAD WOLFSON MD

Urology

Claims Filled1,193

PALM SPRINGS

California

MILTON MORALES MD,FACS

Specialist

Claims Filled1,186

VEGA ALTA

Puerto Rico

RALPH ZAGHA MD

Urology

Claims Filled1,161

LAUDERDALE LAKES

Florida

FLOYD CSIR MD

Urology

Claims Filled1,103

ERIE

Pennsylvania

RICARDO SAADE M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled1,094

MANATI

Puerto Rico