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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 »

Incorrect Info?

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Top prescribers for FINASTERIDE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
WINSTON HARRISON MD

Urology

Claims Filled1,088

COLUMBIA

Missouri

RICHARD TUSHMAN MD

Urology

Claims Filled1,086

SUN CITY

Arizona

MIKE CHIANG M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled1,080

VALDOSTA

Georgia

WHITNEY SNOWMAN MD

Urology

Claims Filled1,055

LATROBE

Pennsylvania

LEON HIRZEL MD

Urology

Claims Filled1,039

MIAMI

Florida

ROBERT LUANGKHOT M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled1,019

FLUSHING

New York

GILBERT GONZALEZ M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled1,018

VIDALIA

Georgia

VINAITHEERTHA NAGARAJAN M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled1,018

BROOKSVILLE

Florida

JAMES MARSHALL M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled1,017

COLUMBIA

Tennessee

LI-CHIH WU MD

Urology

Claims Filled1,013

MONTEREY PARK

California

JEFFREY JOHNSON MD

Urology

Claims Filled1,013

SPRINGFIELD

Missouri

ROBERT FEIT MD

Urology

Claims Filled1,010

KIRKWOOD

Missouri

CARLOS SANTA-CRUZ MD

Specialist

Claims Filled1,009

MIAMI

Florida

BIREN PATEL MD

Urology

Claims Filled999

CASA GRANDE

Arizona

BRIGETTE SLOMOVIC PA

Physician Assistant, Surgical

Claims Filled993

ROCHESTER

New York

HOWARD WOO MD

Urology

Claims Filled986

HOUMA

Louisiana

AUBREY CHUNG M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled985

SUN CITY WEST

Arizona

ROBERT FIORELLI DO

Urology

Claims Filled965

WILKES BARRE

Pennsylvania

JACK SMITH M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled957

WOODLAND

California

DANIEL HUNTING M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled947

CHULA VISTA

California

ARTHUR TIJERINA M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled933

PARIS

Texas

MARK SWOFFORD DO

Urology

Claims Filled928

PIKEVILLE

Kentucky

PETER TRINCA MD

Urology

Claims Filled926

SPRINGFIELD

Missouri

FRANCISCO CARPIO M.D.,

Specialist

Claims Filled925

MIAMI

Florida

ROBERT WEINGART MD

Urology

Claims Filled917

HUTCHINSON

Kansas