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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
LAURENCE LUM D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled78

DESLOGE

Missouri

DAVID WILSON M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled78

ONEONTA

Alabama

LONNIE JENKINS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled76

ATLANTA

Georgia

ROBERT RICE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled76

KNOXVILLE

Tennessee

ABDUL NAUSHAD M.D.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled76

FESTUS

Missouri

DOANH NGUYEN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled76

WESTMINSTER

California

NICHOLAS CRISMALI DPM

Claims Filled76

VICTORVILLE

California

TIMOTHY HEINRICHS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled76

CELINA

Ohio

DAVID FIESELER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled76

THOMASTON

Georgia

AKBER HASSAM MD

Medical Genetics, PhD Medical Genetics

Claims Filled74

JOHNSTOWN

New York

RANDALL SHEETS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled74

ALTUS

Oklahoma

PAUL LAPRISE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled74

BIDDEFORD

Maine

RICHARD NIX M.D.

Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled74

LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas

BABAK ZAMIRI M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled73

RIVERSIDE

California

AUGUSTO ENRIQUEZ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled73

CORAL GABLES

Florida

AMEDEO MARIORENZI MD

Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled73

CRANSTON

Rhode Island

ALFONZO STAKLEY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled73

CARSON

California

CHINH HUYNH M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled73

WESTMINSTER

California

VICTOR TAMAYO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled72

NORTH MIAMI BEACH

Florida

DAVID DANG M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled72

GARDEN GROVE

California

SAID UDDIN M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled71

HOUSTON

Texas

JOHN RYAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled71

PROVIDENCE

Rhode Island

REY ROMERO M.D

Neurology

Claims Filled70

EWA BEACH

Hawaii

ANHTUAN NGUYEN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled70

WESTMINSTER

California

EVANGELOS MEGARIOTIS M.D.

Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled69

CLIFTON

New Jersey