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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
LOUIS PARK M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled219

LOS ANGELES

California

JOHN COX MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled219

WEST POINT

Mississippi

DAVID LIN DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled218

ROSEMEAD

California

RONALDO FACTORIZA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled217

BROWNSVILLE

Texas

JUAN BARROSO M.D.

Adult Medicine

Claims Filled216

HIALEAH

Florida

JAE YOO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled215

LOS ANGELES

California

ALBERTO HERNANDEZ M.D.

Adult Medicine

Claims Filled215

CORAL GABLES

Florida

KRIKOR KALINDJIAN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled214

LOS ANGELES

California

DOUGLASS HARROUN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled214

FEDERAL WAY

Washington

GUSTAVO MARTINEZ TAPIA MD

General Practice

Claims Filled212

MIAMI

Florida

JUAN FERNANDEZ MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled212

MIAMI

Florida

MOUSSA FAMININI MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled211

ENCINO

California

CHANDRA SHARMA M.D.

Emergency Medicine

Claims Filled211

WELCH

West Virginia

TIMOTHY MCPHERSON D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled211

STEELE

Missouri

ALPHONSO BERRY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled210

FARMINGTON HILLS

Michigan

LAMBERTO OLAES MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled210

LOS ANGELES

California

ADEL MALATI M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled210

OKMULGEE

Oklahoma

LOI LUU M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled208

WESTMINSTER

California

LUIS CABRERA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled207

SOUTH MIAMI

Florida

FRANCISCO GONZALEZ-ABREU M.D.

Adult Medicine

Claims Filled206

MIAMI

Florida

DARITH KHAY M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled205

SAN JOSE

California

TUOC DUONG M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled205

WESTMINSTER

California

REYNALDO DACO MD

Specialist

Claims Filled205

ORLANDO

Florida

DICK OWENS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled205

MONTGOMERY

Alabama

OTIS BARNUM DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled204

NATCHITOCHES

Louisiana