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Prescriber Checkup » FINASTERIDE

FINASTERIDE

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2013

4.36M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 76 of 3238

$131M
Retail Cost

Rank: 176 of 3238

875,680
Patients

Rank: 92 of 3238

188,358
Prescribers

Rank: 109 of 3238

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 112,706 521,652 $19.6M
New York 76,742 385,403 $12.3M
Florida 74,797 359,398 $9.48M
Pennsylvania 47,253 248,661 $7.85M
Texas 50,811 234,484 $6.47M
Ohio 40,966 190,554 $6.82M
North Carolina 27,474 146,444 $4.18M
Illinois 27,345 131,862 $3.71M
Michigan 29,055 119,659 $4.66M
Massachusetts 22,525 116,920 $4.25M
Missouri 22,115 116,844 $2.95M
New Jersey 25,542 112,239 $3.44M
Georgia 21,693 110,579 $2.78M
Tennessee 17,980 89,198 $2.37M
Virginia 17,627 84,230 $2.3M
Arizona 19,289 81,336 $2.2M
Wisconsin 14,142 73,776 $2.04M
Louisiana 13,287 73,352 $1.98M
Indiana 14,951 69,803 $2.13M
Kentucky 12,400 65,741 $1.76M
Washington 13,252 62,758 $1.64M
Colorado 12,202 57,147 $1.74M
Alabama 10,992 55,701 $1.43M
Oregon 11,235 53,752 $1.81M
Minnesota 11,727 52,979 $1.75M
Iowa 9,205 51,240 $1.19M
Connecticut 10,720 50,796 $1.45M
South Carolina 10,487 50,025 $1.41M
Kansas 8,145 42,960 $1.11M
Oklahoma 8,930 42,752 $1.13M
Arkansas 6,943 38,524 $935K
Maryland 8,837 37,469 $1.23M
Nevada 8,083 34,560 $817K
Mississippi 5,853 33,856 $727K
West Virginia 6,263 30,692 $796K
New Mexico 5,917 27,372 $934K
Rhode Island 3,786 24,032 $491K
Utah 5,659 23,773 $645K
Nebraska 4,031 23,385 $526K
Hawaii 4,868 22,601 $750K
Maine 4,524 19,788 $558K
New Hampshire 3,579 17,012 $506K
Idaho 3,473 16,237 $505K
South Dakota 2,718 15,345 $356K
North Dakota 2,691 13,935 $361K
Montana 1,913 9,536 $226K
Vermont 1,953 9,066 $269K
Delaware 2,195 8,268 $321K
District of Columbia 1,411 5,435 $188K
Wyoming 1,008 5,094 $119K
Alaska 592 3,420 $68.3K
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 FINASTERIDE

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

Urology

Claims Filled2,607

MONTEREY PARK

California

COSME GOMEZ MD

Urology

Claims Filled2,052

MIAMI

Florida

HECTOR CORDERO-JIMENEZ MD

Urology

Claims Filled1,974

PONCE

Puerto Rico

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

Specialist

Claims Filled1,933

CORAL GABLES

Florida

THOMAS BOGAARD MD

Specialist

Claims Filled1,877

LOS ANGELES

California

MATTHEW FRY MD

Urology

Claims Filled1,804

HATTIESBURG

Mississippi

LUIS MAGGIOLO M.D

Urology

Claims Filled1,750

CORAL GABLES

Florida

DAVID GENTILE M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled1,713

ROCHESTER

New York

JAYPRAKASH PATEL MD

Urology

Claims Filled1,607

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

THEODORE AFFUE M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled1,495

EL CENTRO

California

MIKE CHIANG M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled1,465

VALDOSTA

Georgia

LEONEL GUERRERO M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled1,423

FAJARDO

Puerto Rico

ISAAC MADEB MD

Urology

Claims Filled1,421

BROOKLYN

New York

CHARLES WOMACK MD

Urology

Claims Filled1,411

COOKEVILLE

Tennessee

BRAD WOLFSON MD

Urology

Claims Filled1,392

PALM SPRINGS

California

GILBERT GONZALEZ M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled1,388

VIDALIA

Georgia

LESLIE RAINWATER MD

Urology

Claims Filled1,376

BISMARCK

North Dakota

BIREN PATEL MD

Urology

Claims Filled1,329

CASA GRANDE

Arizona

LOUIS KANTZAVELOS M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled1,317

WEST BURLINGTON

Iowa

RICARDO SAADE M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled1,316

MANATI

Puerto Rico

STEVEN WAHLE MD

Urology

Claims Filled1,304

CEDAR RAPIDS

Iowa

JOHNNY CHANG M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled1,300

TORRINGTON

Connecticut

RALPH ZAGHA MD

Urology

Claims Filled1,295

LAUDERDALE LAKES

Florida

RAFAEL LOPEZ M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled1,295

WELLINGTON

Florida

RICHARD TUSHMAN MD

Urology

Claims Filled1,264

SUN CITY

Arizona