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Prescriber Checkup » MEGESTROL ACETATE

MEGESTROL ACETATE

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

986K
Medicare Part D Claims
$42.2M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 165,316 $7.49M
Florida 108,687 $4.63M
Texas 79,355 $3.52M
New York 41,366 $1.85M
Louisiana 38,169 $1.56M
Illinois 37,482 $1.72M
Georgia 35,979 $1.56M
Ohio 31,496 $1.26M
Tennessee 31,317 $1.25M
Alabama 30,131 $1.1M
North Carolina 29,786 $1.3M
Pennsylvania 28,137 $1.19M
New Jersey 26,932 $1.19M
Mississippi 24,402 $972K
Michigan 24,358 $1.07M
Kentucky 24,014 $1.01M
Oklahoma 22,369 $1.05M
Virginia 20,780 $852K
Missouri 19,515 $740K
Arkansas 17,373 $633K
South Carolina 16,313 $692K
Indiana 13,656 $565K
Arizona 11,379 $468K
Washington 10,199 $437K
West Virginia 8,804 $341K
Kansas 8,435 $309K
Maryland 7,965 $383K
Massachusetts 6,991 $318K
Nevada 6,942 $259K
Wisconsin 6,454 $248K
Hawaii 5,952 $343K
Iowa 5,170 $178K
Oregon 4,745 $211K
Minnesota 4,712 $165K
Colorado 4,557 $186K
Connecticut 4,465 $196K
Nebraska 3,828 $125K
New Mexico 3,776 $152K
Maine 1,796 $88K
Rhode Island 1,617 $78.6K
District of Columbia 1,569 $80.4K
South Dakota 1,376 $48.5K
Utah 1,307 $57.1K
North Dakota 1,303 $43.7K
Idaho 1,299 $53.5K
Montana 1,252 $47.7K
New Hampshire 1,024 $44.2K
Delaware 756 $35.5K
Vermont 609 $22K
Alaska 515 $24.4K
Wyoming 446 $16.2K
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 MEGESTROL ACETATE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
DAGOBERTO DE LA VEGA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled962

MIAMI

Florida

JAVIER RICARDO MD

General Practice

Claims Filled542

SOUTH MIAMI

Florida

ROGELIO ZALDIVAR MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled513

MIAMI

Florida

WILLIAM LACORTE M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled462

METAIRIE

Louisiana

JAE YOO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled395

LOS ANGELES

California

JUNG BAE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled392

LOS ANGELES

California

EDDIE POWELL M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled371

RAEFORD

North Carolina

PARIMAL PARIKH M D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled359

KENNER

Louisiana

TUAN XUAN NGUYEN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled350

GARDEN GROVE

California

JOHN WAGNER M.D., C.M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled349

CULLMAN

Alabama

LIDIA BERMUDEZ MD

Adult Medicine

Claims Filled348

HIALEAH

Florida

JOSE BERMUDEZ MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled346

MIAMI

Florida

REYNALDO DACO MD

Specialist

Claims Filled346

ORLANDO

Florida

NABIL EL SAYAD M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled346

LOMITA

California

REINALDO CARVAJAL M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled342

PEMBROKE PINES

Florida

JOHN RICHARD M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled332

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

JOSE ROCAMORA MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled322

EL CENTRO

California

JUAN FERNANDEZ MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled311

MIAMI

Florida

RONALD PHILIPP D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled309

LONG BEACH

California

MAXIMO PARAYNO M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled298

FRESNO

California

AGUSTIN MARTINEZ M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled298

HIALEAH

Florida

NICHOLAS CAMPO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled297

BATON ROUGE

Louisiana

ISABEL RICO M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled295

MIAMI

Florida

BENEDICTO GALINDO MD

General Practice

Claims Filled294

WAIPAHU

Hawaii

OSWALDO SANDOVAL M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled294

HIALEAH

Florida