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MEGESTROL ACETATE

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2013

929K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 248 of 3238

$37.6M
Retail Cost

Rank: 447 of 3238

324,697
Patients

Rank: 208 of 3238

113,340
Prescribers

Rank: 213 of 3238

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 51,331 149,989 $6.4M
Florida 31,393 90,482 $3.67M
Texas 29,945 77,153 $3.24M
New York 14,415 40,396 $1.77M
Georgia 12,922 34,649 $1.42M
Louisiana 10,519 33,815 $1.39M
Illinois 11,276 33,662 $1.48M
Ohio 10,843 31,058 $1.15M
Tennessee 10,527 28,936 $1.12M
North Carolina 10,583 28,459 $1.21M
Pennsylvania 9,110 26,742 $1.12M
Alabama 9,411 26,715 $932K
Michigan 9,663 26,020 $1.04M
New Jersey 9,259 25,847 $1.09M
Mississippi 7,509 22,398 $899K
Kentucky 7,718 22,153 $886K
Oklahoma 6,711 19,474 $876K
Missouri 5,787 17,547 $621K
Virginia 6,350 17,171 $666K
Arkansas 5,029 16,177 $570K
South Carolina 5,162 14,563 $595K
Indiana 5,139 13,806 $545K
Arizona 3,971 10,139 $381K
Washington 3,184 9,367 $359K
Maryland 3,155 7,605 $348K
West Virginia 2,509 7,540 $273K
Kansas 2,455 7,501 $266K
Massachusetts 2,488 6,348 $284K
Wisconsin 2,023 6,134 $230K
Nevada 2,324 6,042 $198K
Hawaii 2,058 5,509 $223K
Iowa 1,438 4,705 $156K
Oregon 1,458 4,463 $181K
Connecticut 1,547 4,256 $185K
Colorado 1,499 4,243 $165K
Minnesota 1,310 4,097 $142K
Nebraska 977 3,237 $107K
New Mexico 1,206 3,138 $122K
Maine 563 1,567 $68.1K
District of Columbia 558 1,384 $69.2K
Rhode Island 475 1,367 $60.4K
North Dakota 405 1,265 $41.3K
South Dakota 344 1,256 $40.1K
Utah 454 1,188 $52.7K
Montana 381 1,120 $37.1K
Idaho 371 1,084 $41K
New Hampshire 320 853 $32.7K
Delaware 344 832 $39.8K
Vermont 140 481 $16.5K
Wyoming 152 468 $16.3K
Alaska 117 359 $14.8K
About This Data

Prescribing data from Medicare’s prescription drug benefit, known as Part D, was compiled and released by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the federal agency that oversees the program. ProPublica combined that data with additional information released by CMS. The data for 2013 includes nearly 1.4 billion prescriptions written by 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 410,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost three-fourths of these prescriptions 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
CHAEWON SONG MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled465

GARDEN GROVE

California

DAGOBERTO DE LA VEGA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled434

MIAMI

Florida

ROGELIO ZALDIVAR MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled418

MIAMI

Florida

JAE YOO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled410

LOS ANGELES

California

LIDIA BERMUDEZ MD

Adult Medicine

Claims Filled387

HIALEAH

Florida

GAMALIEL MATTOS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled382

DORAL

Florida

MAXIMO PARAYNO M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled382

FRESNO

California

LAILA HIRJEE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled372

DALLAS

Texas

BENEDICTO GALINDO MD

General Practice

Claims Filled358

WAIPAHU

Hawaii

SANG BAIK

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled354

LOS ANGELES

California

TSOVINAR TEKKELIAN M.D.

Claims Filled337

GLENDALE

California

REINALDO CARVAJAL M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled336

PEMBROKE PINES

Florida

JUNG BAE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled335

LOS ANGELES

California

WILLIAM LACORTE M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled334

METAIRIE

Louisiana

REYNALDO DACO MD

Specialist

Claims Filled332

ORLANDO

Florida

OSWALDO SANDOVAL M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled325

HIALEAH

Florida

HUAN LE M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled323

SAN DIEGO

California

MINH DO M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled314

GARDEN GROVE

California

JAMES JUNG MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled313

LOS ANGELES

California

JAVIER RICARDO MD

General Practice

Claims Filled312

MIAMI

Florida

STEPHEN BURNS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled308

PARIS

Texas

GANGATHARAN MATHISUTHAN M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled303

MULLINS

South Carolina

ISABEL RICO M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled301

MIAMI

Florida

JORGE DIAZ D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled298

HIALEAH

Florida

JAIME GUTIERREZ M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled294

DEL RIO

Texas