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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
JORGE DIAZ D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled294

HIALEAH

Florida

JESUS CID M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled293

MIAMI

Florida

STEPHEN JOHNS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled291

GULFPORT

Mississippi

BRUCE BARTON MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled291

ALEXANDRIA

Louisiana

CLARENCE TEAGLE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled290

SHREVEPORT

Louisiana

LAILA HIRJEE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled290

DALLAS

Texas

DAN WATERS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled289

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

JAMES CARUSO MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled285

NAPERVILLE

Illinois

CELESTINA FEBLES VALENTIN

Legal Medicine

Claims Filled282

MANATI

Puerto Rico

RUBEN DE LOS SANTOS MD PA

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled278

EAGLE PASS

Texas

TSOVINAR TEKKELIAN M.D.

Claims Filled278

GLENDALE

California

RANDOLPH BETTS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled277

COVINA

California

GAMALIEL MATTOS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled275

DORAL

Florida

HENRY CHEN M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled274

BROOKLYN

New York

YOUNG-JIK LEE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled273

LOS ANGELES

California

FADI SABA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled273

ST PETERSBURG

Florida

RONALD LAHASKY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled269

ABBEVILLE

Louisiana

DAVID GU D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled266

ALHAMBRA

California

RODOLFO DUMENIGO M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled264

MIAMI BEACH

Florida

TERESA ALFONSO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled262

MIAMI

Florida

CHAEWON SONG MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled261

GARDEN GROVE

California

MARIO MALDONADO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled257

COROZAL

Puerto Rico

AMIN ELMALAH M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled254

MONROE

Louisiana

NAVIN SARAN M.D.

Addiction Medicine

Claims Filled253

ANAHEIM

California

RICHARD WALLER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled251

MARKS

Mississippi