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MEGESTROL ACETATE

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AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

703K
Medicare Part D Claims
$48.1M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 162,006 $7.92M
Florida 108,852 $5.13M
Texas 76,905 $3.95M
New York 40,772 $2.14M
Illinois 38,900 $1.95M
Louisiana 35,707 $1.65M
Georgia 34,508 $1.78M
Ohio 31,859 $1.52M
Pennsylvania 30,147 $1.47M
Tennessee 29,936 $1.33M
North Carolina 29,778 $1.5M
Alabama 27,407 $1.11M
New Jersey 25,891 $1.22M
Mississippi 24,624 $1.12M
Kentucky 23,750 $1.2M
Michigan 22,831 $1.22M
Oklahoma 22,720 $1.25M
Puerto Rico 22,155 $773K
Virginia 20,544 $965K
Missouri 20,065 $893K
Arkansas 17,852 $766K
South Carolina 16,154 $853K
Indiana 13,709 $718K
Arizona 11,390 $473K
Washington 10,454 $497K
West Virginia 8,837 $380K
Kansas 8,364 $368K
Maryland 7,708 $430K
Massachusetts 7,266 $374K
Wisconsin 6,597 $287K
Nevada 6,369 $282K
Hawaii 5,844 $456K
Iowa 5,435 $215K
Oregon 5,031 $242K
Minnesota 4,755 $182K
Colorado 4,546 $215K
Connecticut 4,486 $214K
Nebraska 4,275 $173K
New Mexico 3,589 $160K
Maine 1,881 $93.9K
North Dakota 1,578 $61.8K
District of Columbia 1,514 $93.8K
Rhode Island 1,484 $73.5K
South Dakota 1,386 $55K
Idaho 1,320 $63.8K
Montana 1,309 $54.7K
New Hampshire 1,197 $60.3K
Utah 1,044 $50.1K
Delaware 883 $48.1K
Vermont 641 $26.4K
Alaska 548 $28.2K
Wyoming 436 $17K
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 2011 includes nearly 1.2 billion prescriptions written by 1.6 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 364,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. About 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
TIMOTHY ESTES M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled247

JACKSON

Mississippi

BRYAN WHITE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled247

ARLINGTON

Texas

THUAN VO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled243

WESTMINSTER

California

IVAN RODRIGUEZ D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled241

HIALEAH

Florida

DAN WATERS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled238

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

JOEL PENGSON MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled235

MORENO VALLEY

California

FARIBORZ SHAMS D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled234

ANAHEIM

California

DONG MUN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled233

LOS ANGELES

California

VAQAR DAR MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled232

CARROLLTON

Texas

HECTOR LALAMA, MD PA MD

Neurology

Claims Filled232

CORAL GABLES

Florida

JAMES BEASLEY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled231

LAUREL

Mississippi

FADI SABA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled231

ST PETERSBURG

Florida

OSCAR MENDEZ TURINO MD

General Practice

Claims Filled230

MIAMI

Florida

DENNIS PARTEN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled227

MONETTE

Arkansas

JULIO GUZMAN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled227

LOS ANGELES

California

CHAEWON SONG MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled227

GARDEN GROVE

California

DALE GOINS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled226

HOPE

Arkansas

TSOVINAR TEKKELIAN M.D.

Claims Filled225

GLENDALE

California

AUSBERTO BIANCHI MD

Claims Filled223

MIAMI

Florida

CARLOS DELGADO MD

General Practice

Claims Filled223

HIALEAH

Florida

LUIS PANNOCCHIA M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled223

NEW TAZEWELL

Tennessee

DAVID GU D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled222

ALHAMBRA

California

CHRISTOPHER STOKES M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled222

LONDON

Kentucky

MERCEDES PINO DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled220

MIAMI

Florida

KHAI VU M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled220

FOUNTAIN VALLEY

California