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MEGESTROL ACETATE

Megestrol tablets treat breast and uterine cancer. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

761K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 282 of 3362

$25.1M
Retail Cost

Rank: 577 of 3362

263,577
Patients

Rank: 251 of 3362

103,653
Prescribers

Rank: 242 of 3362

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Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 41,942 123,065 $4.59M
Florida 24,454 68,477 $2.16M
Texas 23,770 62,540 $2.13M
New York 11,952 33,708 $1.16M
Georgia 10,896 29,719 $929K
Louisiana 8,830 29,079 $925K
Illinois 9,233 27,139 $969K
Ohio 8,647 25,060 $783K
North Carolina 8,634 24,067 $792K
Michigan 8,711 23,994 $773K
Tennessee 8,719 23,582 $725K
Pennsylvania 7,638 22,026 $726K
New Jersey 7,628 21,241 $714K
Alabama 6,764 19,492 $558K
Kentucky 6,560 19,402 $630K
Mississippi 6,232 18,899 $615K
Oklahoma 5,428 15,860 $611K
Missouri 4,913 14,702 $416K
Virginia 5,225 14,132 $439K
Arkansas 4,201 13,714 $393K
South Carolina 4,604 13,316 $394K
Indiana 4,325 11,402 $356K
Arizona 3,155 8,266 $253K
Washington 2,604 7,669 $237K
Maryland 2,806 6,874 $256K
Kansas 2,014 6,364 $179K
West Virginia 2,126 6,354 $192K
Massachusetts 2,239 5,935 $205K
Wisconsin 1,693 5,132 $149K
Nevada 1,799 4,676 $136K
Hawaii 1,504 4,287 $160K
Connecticut 1,348 3,814 $124K
Iowa 1,144 3,776 $99.8K
Colorado 1,345 3,652 $114K
Oregon 1,196 3,537 $124K
Minnesota 1,033 3,174 $98.7K
Nebraska 798 2,797 $75.9K
New Mexico 962 2,439 $83.3K
Maine 461 1,277 $43.4K
Rhode Island 391 1,240 $46.6K
District of Columbia 523 1,193 $51.6K
North Dakota 338 1,165 $32.5K
South Dakota 318 1,138 $30.2K
Utah 372 1,052 $35.7K
Delaware 334 872 $29.6K
Idaho 285 860 $27.4K
Montana 273 825 $23.8K
New Hampshire 296 774 $22.3K
Vermont 151 519 $13.3K
Alaska 145 482 $15.6K
Wyoming 112 307 $8,242
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. The data for 2014 includes more than 1.4 billion prescriptions written by more than 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 428,000 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
RAFAEL ABREU M.D

Family Medicine

Claims Filled176

HIALEAH

Florida

BRADFORD STEPHENS M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled176

MIAMI

Oklahoma

TUAN LE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled176

POMONA

California

HUMBERTO HERNANDEZ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled175

HIALEAH

Florida

ASHRAF ESKANDER MD

Hospitalist

Claims Filled173

SAN BERNARDINO

California

CARLOS IGLESIAS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled173

CORAL GABLES

Florida

JORGE BARBOZA SOSA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled171

EAGLE PASS

Texas

TERESA ALFONSO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled171

MIAMI

Florida

NABIL EL SAYAD M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled170

LOMITA

California

JOSEPH PRATT MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled169

CORINTH

Mississippi

HECTOR CABRERA M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled168

NEW ORLEANS

Louisiana

NAVIN SARAN M.D.

Addiction Medicine

Claims Filled166

ANAHEIM

California

DAVID APGAR D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled166

HUNTINGTON

West Virginia

DAVID LIN DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled166

ROSEMEAD

California

SU YONG PAK M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled165

LYNNWOOD

Washington

LOU ANNE ZIBAS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled165

KNOXVILLE

Tennessee

BRUCE BARTON MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled165

ALEXANDRIA

Louisiana

BRIAN KRIER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled164

RAYVILLE

Louisiana

JOSE BELTRAN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled164

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

JAMES WARRINGTON D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled162

CLEVELAND

Mississippi

REZIUDDIN SIDDIQUE M. D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled162

MCKINNEY

Texas

DAVID ESCHELBACHER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled159

TAMPA

Florida

RICHARD TAFOYA MD

Claims Filled159

LOS ANGELES

California

RAFAEL FELIZ LEBREAULT M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled159

VEGA BAJA

Puerto Rico

MARK LAFURIA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled157

LAKE CHARLES

Louisiana