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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
PAUL MUSSELMAN MD

Urology

Claims Filled759

YOUNGSTOWN

Ohio

CLAUDE WORKMAN MD

Urology

Claims Filled758

NASHVILLE

Tennessee

LOUIS KANTZAVELOS M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled756

WEST BURLINGTON

Iowa

MUNI REDDY MD

Specialist

Claims Filled750

SIMI VALLEY

California

STEVEN COLAGIOVANNI M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled744

JOHNSTON

Rhode Island

MARK ELLISON M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled744

ATHENS

Georgia

RICHARD ANTOSEK D.O.

Urology

Claims Filled738

SUNRISE

Florida

CHRISTOPHER TUVESON MD

Urology

Claims Filled735

FOND DU LAC

Wisconsin

DAVID PAKULA MD

Urology

Claims Filled731

LEWISTON

Idaho

SANFORD LURIA MD

Urology

Claims Filled731

CLEVELAND

Ohio

ROBERT BRACKEN MD

Urology

Claims Filled729

CINCINNATI

Ohio

AITAN MELAMUD MD

General Practice

Claims Filled728

BURLINGAME

California

PEDRO PADILLA MD PC

Urology

Claims Filled727

TROY

Missouri

JORGE RIVERA M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled722

CAGUAS

Puerto Rico

WALTER SCHIMON M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled721

MODESTO

California

ROLAND CHEN M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled721

CARSON CITY

Nevada

HOMER HYDE MD

Urology

Claims Filled719

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

WILLIAM PEARCE M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled719

ORANGE

California

DAVID MENASHE MD

Urology

Claims Filled717

PORTLAND

Oregon

JORGE CRESPO CARRILLO M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled714

RIO PIEDRAS

Puerto Rico

SUNIL APTE M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled713

WASHINGTON

Missouri

STEVEN NASH MD

Specialist

Claims Filled712

KANSAS CITY

Missouri

LAWRENCE LITSCHER MD

Urology

Claims Filled712

CENTERVILLE

Ohio

WILLIAM ROBERTSON MD

Urology

Claims Filled712

SEARCY

Arkansas

ALBERT SIGNORELLA MD

Urology

Claims Filled711

DARTMOUTH

Massachusetts