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MEGESTROL ACETATE

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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

User Reviews of Related Drug Megace »

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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
TUAN LE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled227

POMONA

California

RANDOLPH BETTS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled227

COVINA

California

THUAN VO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled226

WESTMINSTER

California

ADELUOLA LIPEDE M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled226

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

KAIN KUMAR M.D., PHD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled223

PALMDALE

California

SU YONG PAK M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled222

LYNNWOOD

Washington

STANLEY MORROW DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled221

HACKLEBURG

Alabama

MIR KHAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled220

LAKE CHARLES

Louisiana

DAVID LIN DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled219

ROSEMEAD

California

YASLIN TORRES MD

General Practice

Claims Filled218

TRUJILLO ALTO

Puerto Rico

ASHRAF ESKANDER MD

Hospitalist

Claims Filled217

SAN BERNARDINO

California

CHINH HUYNH M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled217

WESTMINSTER

California

YOUNG-JIK LEE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled217

LOS ANGELES

California

KATHRYN MEURER PAC

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled216

DANVILLE

Kentucky

RONALD PHILIPP D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled215

LONG BEACH

California

GEORGE SUTTON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled208

MOBILE

Alabama

JAMES MATRISCIANO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled208

HAMMOND

Louisiana

HAROLD WHEELER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled207

GREENWOOD

Mississippi

TUNG THAI

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled207

WESTMINSTER

California

GUSTAVO MARTINEZ TAPIA MD

General Practice

Claims Filled206

MIAMI

Florida

ROBERT PARKS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled206

MOUNT VERNON

Illinois

FADI SABA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled205

ST PETERSBURG

Florida

ANTHONY CARTER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled205

TOMPKINSVILLE

Kentucky

RAFAEL FELIZ LEBREAULT M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled204

VEGA BAJA

Puerto Rico

CARLOS PEREZ M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled204

MIAMI

Florida