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MEGESTROL ACETATE

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

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
VAQAR DAR MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled188

PLANO

Texas

SABAH KADHIUM MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled187

LA VERNE

California

ZAFFAR IQBAL M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled187

KINGMAN

Arizona

AGUSTIN MARTINEZ M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled186

HIALEAH

Florida

ARVID LADE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled185

TULSA

Oklahoma

ASHOK KANCHARLA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled184

ROYSTON

Georgia

REZIUDDIN SIDDIQUE M. D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled182

MCKINNEY

Texas

RONALDO FACTORIZA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled182

BROWNSVILLE

Texas

JUAN BARROSO M.D.

Adult Medicine

Claims Filled180

HIALEAH

Florida

KHAI VU M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled180

FOUNTAIN VALLEY

California

JONATHAN NGUYEN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled179

LONG BEACH

California

HANAN LOBEL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled179

VAN NUYS

California

JAMES CARUSO MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled179

NAPERVILLE

Illinois

VIVEK KHETPAL M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled178

DURANT

Oklahoma

RICHARD TILLEY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled177

GULFPORT

Mississippi

HECTOR LALAMA MD PA

Neurology

Claims Filled177

CORAL GABLES

Florida

SHAUN LAURIE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled176

TALLAHASSEE

Florida

PAUL PARKER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled176

COVINGTON

Louisiana

NAVIN SARAN M.D.

Addiction Medicine

Claims Filled176

ANAHEIM

California

EDUARDO TREJO DERIVET M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled175

NAGUABO

Puerto Rico

MISAEL GONZALEZ MD

General Practice

Claims Filled175

CORAL GABLES

Florida

RICHARD CUELLO FUENTES M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled174

MIAMI BEACH

Florida

TIMOTHY MCPHERSON D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled174

STEELE

Missouri

MICHAEL CHOI M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled172

POMONA

California

ROBERTO GONZALEZ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled172

AGUADA

Puerto Rico