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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
FARHAD NOWZARI M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled830

TORRANCE

California

ADRIAN SANTANA MD

Urology

Claims Filled827

PONCE

Puerto Rico

WILLIAM JONES M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled827

GAINESVILLE

Georgia

JULIAN ANTHONY M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled825

ESCONDIDO

California

PETER SLOCUM MD

Urology

Claims Filled813

MILWAUKEE

Wisconsin

JOSEPH ESPOSITO MD

Urology

Claims Filled810

CORAL GABLES

Florida

ELWOOD BOONE MD

Urology

Claims Filled808

RICHMOND

Virginia

ARTHUR WONG MD

Urology

Claims Filled804

PROVIDENCE

Rhode Island

ARVIND SRINIVASAN M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled803

HAZLETON

Pennsylvania

GRANT DISICK MD

Urology

Claims Filled799

BOCA RATON

Florida

ALBERT TARASUK MD

Urology

Claims Filled797

FLUSHING

New York

HOUSTON KIMBROUGH MD

Urology

Claims Filled797

GREENSBORO

North Carolina

COURTNEY SHANDS MD

Urology

Claims Filled792

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

JORGE RIVERA-HERRERA MD

Urology

Claims Filled791

SANTURCE

Puerto Rico

AUGUST MAGGIO M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled790

SANTA ANA

California

CURTIS DEWAR M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled787

MODESTO

California

VINCENT ZIZZA D.O.

Urology

Claims Filled787

WARWICK

Rhode Island

RALPH COX MD

Specialist

Claims Filled784

KINSTON

North Carolina

ARTHUR WYKER M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled784

KINGSPORT

Tennessee

ERIC GUILLIAMS M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled782

SPRINGFIELD

Missouri

JEFFREY GLASER MD

Urology

Claims Filled780

LAKE ST LOUIS

Missouri

RAINE FUKUDA M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled779

HONOLULU

Hawaii

ROBERT ALEXANDER M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled777

HOUMA

Louisiana

MARK AUSTENFELD MD

Specialist

Claims Filled766

KANSAS CITY

Missouri

DAVID LILLIE M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled761

KENMORE

New York