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Prescriber Checkup » PIROXICAM

PIROXICAM

Treats pain caused by arthritis, menstrual cramps, and other medical problems. This is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

133K
Medicare Part D Claims
$15.3M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 22,443 $1.63M
Florida 11,435 $713K
Texas 11,056 $743K
Missouri 9,646 $691K
Pennsylvania 9,102 $583K
New York 8,891 $668K
Massachusetts 7,408 $426K
Puerto Rico 7,365 $384K
Georgia 7,235 $444K
Washington 6,695 $536K
Illinois 6,553 $457K
Alabama 6,311 $386K
North Carolina 6,284 $416K
Ohio 6,222 $468K
Wisconsin 5,737 $430K
Virginia 5,601 $381K
Indiana 5,030 $338K
Kentucky 5,029 $353K
Michigan 5,001 $399K
Tennessee 4,958 $349K
Minnesota 4,794 $398K
Oregon 4,690 $376K
Arkansas 4,334 $297K
Arizona 4,084 $282K
Oklahoma 3,213 $233K
Iowa 3,187 $232K
Colorado 2,875 $198K
South Carolina 2,823 $180K
Nevada 2,815 $168K
Louisiana 2,784 $174K
Mississippi 2,427 $167K
Kansas 2,329 $165K
West Virginia 2,203 $156K
Maine 2,134 $171K
New Jersey 1,954 $127K
New Mexico 1,946 $139K
New Hampshire 1,695 $123K
Rhode Island 1,553 $85.6K
Utah 1,519 $131K
Idaho 1,514 $121K
Maryland 1,250 $89.2K
Nebraska 1,215 $89K
Connecticut 1,062 $68.3K
Montana 783 $59.3K
South Dakota 724 $52.5K
Hawaii 642 $32.6K
Alaska 622 $42.7K
Wyoming 479 $36.1K
Delaware 429 $33.4K
Vermont 428 $36.5K
North Dakota 400 $30.3K
District of Columbia 174 $8,078
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 2011 includes nearly 1.2 billion prescriptions written by 1.6 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 364,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. About three-fourths went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients. Methodology »


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Top prescribers for PIROXICAM

Provider Medicare Claims City State
PAUL MATHIEU MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled115

NEW YORK

New York

CULLEY CHRISTENSEN MD

Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled114

SCOTTSDALE

Arizona

MICHAEL DAVIS MD

Orthopaedic Surgery of the Spine

Claims Filled113

MONTGOMERY

Alabama

ELVIN GARCIA M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled110

MCALLEN

Texas

DANIEL POLANSKY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled109

MOBILE

Alabama

GARY HOLLAND M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled108

ABILENE

Texas

THULASIRAMAN RAVICHANDRAN MD

Neurology

Claims Filled107

MILWAUKEE

Wisconsin

LOI LUU M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled106

WESTMINSTER

California

RUSSELL TACATA M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled105

HONOLULU

Hawaii

YOLANDA LALYRE-RODRIGUEZ M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled103

CHICAGO

Illinois

DANIEL SERRATO M.D.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled103

COLUMBUS

Georgia

JORGE ABALOS DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled102

ARTESIA

New Mexico

MINH NGUYEN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled101

LONG BEACH

California

DAVID FOWLER MD

Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled100

ATLANTA

Georgia

NHU TRUONG MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled99

GARDEN GROVE

California

KI-HON LIN MD

Orthopaedic Surgery of the Spine

Claims Filled99

CARROLLTON

Georgia

MARK REED M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled99

PIKEVILLE

Kentucky

JAMES YOUNG MD

Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled98

MAPLEWOOD

Minnesota

ANTHONY SHAIA M.D.

Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled98

RICHMOND

Virginia

LOUIE HOOD DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled98

GADSDEN

Alabama

GEORGE CHANEY MD

General Practice

Claims Filled98

HAZARD

Kentucky

BELARMINO NUNES M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled97

NORTH PROVIDENCE

Rhode Island

TIMOTHY HONKALA M.D.

Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled97

JEFFERSON HILLS

Pennsylvania

RAINER VOGEL M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled95

HENDERSON

Nevada

RAMI RUSTUM MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled93

LAWRENCE

Massachusetts