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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
DIRK NUENNINGHOFF MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled69

MADISON

Wisconsin

PHILIP IRELAND M.D.

Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled69

FISHERS

Indiana

LORI LAVELLE DO

Rheumatology

Claims Filled68

DUNCANSVILLE

Pennsylvania

WILLIAM GRANT M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled68

CHARLOTTESVILLE

Virginia

THOMAS JOHNSON MD

Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled68

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

DWIGHT VOLLING DPM

Podiatrist, Foot Ankle Surgery

Claims Filled68

ALICE

Texas

ROY HINMAN MD PA

Family Medicine

Claims Filled68

ST AUGUSTINE

Florida

MINH DANG MD

General Practice

Claims Filled68

GARDEN GROVE

California

PHILIP DEVANE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled67

FERNANDINA BEACH

Florida

FREDERICK HENSAL MD

Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled67

LUBBOCK

Texas

TANYA LIVINGSTON M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled67

YUKON

Oklahoma

COLUMBUS BROWN M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled66

LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas

MICHAEL WOMACK M.D.

Foot and Ankle Surgery

Claims Filled66

KENNESAW

Georgia

STEPHEN WETHERILL M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled66

WILMINGTON

Delaware

KURT VON HARTLEBEN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled66

LAS VEGAS

Nevada

KENNETH BERDICK M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled66

FORT MYERS

Florida

BENJAMIN THOMAS M.D.

Adult Reconstructive Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled66

ALBANY

Georgia

CRAIG LANG D.P.M.

Podiatrist

Claims Filled65

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

PABLO BANDERAS P.A.

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled65

FORT MYERS

Florida

MALIK SPADY M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled65

HAMMOND

Louisiana

JEROME WEISS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled65

PENFIELD

New York

MUHAMMAD ATA

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled64

PISGAH

Alabama

THUAN NGUYEN M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled64

GARDENA

California

WILLIE STOKES M.D.

Orthopaedic Surgery

Claims Filled64

OXFORD

Alabama

SANTIAGO CARDENAS MD

General Practice

Claims Filled64

HIALEAH

Florida