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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
SON CHAU M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

ORLANDO

Florida

NOUHAD KRONFOL M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled50

GREENVILLE

Mississippi

TRACY MARX D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled50

ATHENS

Ohio

DIRK RAINWATER MD

Emergency Medicine

Claims Filled50

JONESBORO

Louisiana

STEVEN MAZZOLA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

ORANGE

Texas

IQBAL SINGH M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled50

SELMA

Alabama

MOHAMED ALDAHER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

SYLACAUGA

Alabama

RAVI SHANKAR M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled50

LANCASTER

California

DONG CHUNG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

LOS ANGELES

California

MANUEL AGUILERA M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

CARSON

California

WULF HIRSCHFIELD MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

WAYNESBORO

Mississippi

GOPAL GOVINDARAJAN M.D. F.A.C.C.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

LOS ANGELES

California

PRAVIN PATEL MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

COLDWATER

Mississippi

COURAGE ATEKHA M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled50

STATESBORO

Georgia

SANJAY GUPTA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

STEUBENVILLE

Ohio

MICHAEL DEEN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

ALMA

Georgia

RAFAEL ASON M.D

Specialist

Claims Filled50

HIALEAH

Florida

ERIC CAYWOOD D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

JEFFERSON CITY

Missouri

DONALD LEE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

TEMECULA

California

ROBERTO URQUIZA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

MIAMI LAKES

Florida

PO LEW DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

ROSEMEAD

California

RAIMUNDO ACOSTA M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

MIAMI BEACH

Florida

WELLIE ADLAON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

TISHOMINGO

Oklahoma

LINDA CRUZ MONTES M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled50

TRUJILLO ALTO

Puerto Rico

FELIX CHION-FONG MD

General Practice

Claims Filled50

MIAMI

Florida