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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 »

Incorrect Info?

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Top prescribers for MEGESTROL ACETATE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
THOMAS BELL M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

HARTSVILLE

South Carolina

JOHN PATSIMAS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

TULLAHOMA

Tennessee

CHARLES WRIGHT MD

Urology

Claims Filled50

HOT SPRINGS

Arkansas

CHARLES BORUM M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled50

NATCHEZ

Mississippi

J SMITH M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

METTER

Georgia

WILLIAM AIERSTOK MD

General Practice

Claims Filled50

RHINEBECK

New York

SYED SAFDAR M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

ZEPHYRHILLS

Florida

KEVIN LANE DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

QUANAH

Texas

DAVID MATOUSEK MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

ENID

Oklahoma

VICTOR WASSILY M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled50

MONTEBELLO

California

GAVINO VINZONS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

HONOLULU

Hawaii

VINCENT FROMKE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

LIVINGSTON

Tennessee

FLOYD REED MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

HARTSVILLE

Tennessee

ROBERT BUSTER M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled50

ORANGE

California

FRANCISCO TORRE MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled50

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

GERALD FLATT DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

ANTLERS

Oklahoma

BRIAN NGUYEN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

SUN CITY

California

SALLY ABBOTT MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

SPRINGFIELD

Ohio

ALBERTO ACEVEDO M.D.

Claims Filled50

DELANO

California

JON SALISBURY M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

EATONTOWN

New Jersey

MICHAEL CHATTERSON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

CALLAO

Virginia

WILLIAM SURBER M. D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

PARIS

Texas

DANIELA DRAKE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

HUNTINGTON PARK

California

PAVLE TOPALOVIC MD

Claims Filled50

WAYNE

New Jersey

BALAKRISHNA MANGAPURAM M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

THE WOODLANDS

Texas