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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
SHERRI JONAS-LAZIN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled51

LAKEWOOD RANCH

Florida

MICHAEL RUSSO M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled51

MARRERO

Louisiana

JOSE GUILLERMO ALVAREZ MD

General Practice

Claims Filled51

CORAL GABLES

Florida

ERIK SITKER MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled51

BURBANK

California

NILDA ACOSTA M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled51

HOMESTEAD

Florida

ROBERT LAZO MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled51

GALAX

Virginia

JOHN WOLF DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled51

WESTLAKE

Ohio

GRACE TEE M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled51

SAN JOSE

California

CHARLES COATS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled51

FORT WAYNE

Indiana

KIRIT JOSHI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled51

CHICAGO

Illinois

SAMIR KAPOOR M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled51

ZEPHYRHILLS

Florida

CHRISTOPHER MAXWELL MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled51

KINGSVILLE

Missouri

HSIUNG LIN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled51

ALHAMBRA

California

TRAVIS EMBRY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled51

HUNTSVILLE

Arkansas

ROSALIA ALVAREZ MD

General Practice

Claims Filled51

HIALEAH

Florida

XIAN MIN LI D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled51

BROOKLYN

New York

FIROOZEH KAR M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled51

WEBSTER

Texas

IFTIKHAR CHATHA MD

Adult Medicine

Claims Filled51

HERMITAGE

Pennsylvania

ANTHONY LINARES M.D.

Personal Emergency Response Attendant

Claims Filled51

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico

ELIZABETH HAYNES MD

Hematology

Claims Filled51

BROOKLYN

New York

STEPHEN OINES M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled51

BROWNWOOD

Texas

CHARLES JONES M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled51

FORDYCE

Arkansas

BOYD BENEFIELD M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled51

GULFPORT

Mississippi

JAMEEL HOURANI DO

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled51

LOS ANGELES

California

RENUKA SODHI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled51

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri