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Prescriber Checkup » MEGESTROL ACETATE

MEGESTROL ACETATE

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

986K
Medicare Part D Claims
$42.2M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 165,316 $7.49M
Florida 108,687 $4.63M
Texas 79,355 $3.52M
New York 41,366 $1.85M
Louisiana 38,169 $1.56M
Illinois 37,482 $1.72M
Georgia 35,979 $1.56M
Ohio 31,496 $1.26M
Tennessee 31,317 $1.25M
Alabama 30,131 $1.1M
North Carolina 29,786 $1.3M
Pennsylvania 28,137 $1.19M
New Jersey 26,932 $1.19M
Mississippi 24,402 $972K
Michigan 24,358 $1.07M
Kentucky 24,014 $1.01M
Oklahoma 22,369 $1.05M
Virginia 20,780 $852K
Missouri 19,515 $740K
Arkansas 17,373 $633K
South Carolina 16,313 $692K
Indiana 13,656 $565K
Arizona 11,379 $468K
Washington 10,199 $437K
West Virginia 8,804 $341K
Kansas 8,435 $309K
Maryland 7,965 $383K
Massachusetts 6,991 $318K
Nevada 6,942 $259K
Wisconsin 6,454 $248K
Hawaii 5,952 $343K
Iowa 5,170 $178K
Oregon 4,745 $211K
Minnesota 4,712 $165K
Colorado 4,557 $186K
Connecticut 4,465 $196K
Nebraska 3,828 $125K
New Mexico 3,776 $152K
Maine 1,796 $88K
Rhode Island 1,617 $78.6K
District of Columbia 1,569 $80.4K
South Dakota 1,376 $48.5K
Utah 1,307 $57.1K
North Dakota 1,303 $43.7K
Idaho 1,299 $53.5K
Montana 1,252 $47.7K
New Hampshire 1,024 $44.2K
Delaware 756 $35.5K
Vermont 609 $22K
Alaska 515 $24.4K
Wyoming 446 $16.2K
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 2012 includes more than 1.2 billion prescriptions written by nearly 1.5 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 382,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost 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
KHAI VU M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled203

FOUNTAIN VALLEY

California

YASLIN TORRES MD

General Practice

Claims Filled203

TRUJILLO ALTO

Puerto Rico

JUAN BARROSO M.D.

Adult Medicine

Claims Filled202

HIALEAH

Florida

ARMINE NAZARYAN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled202

GLENDALE

California

GARY LAMBERT DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled200

MUSKOGEE

Oklahoma

KESHENG WU MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled200

WHITTIER

California

LEONEL CAMEJO MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled200

TAMPA

Florida

BENNIE CHEEK DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled200

MULDROW

Oklahoma

LARRY SUK MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled200

GARDENA

California

HUGO ROMEU M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled199

MIAMI

Florida

VIVEK KHETPAL M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled198

DURANT

Oklahoma

GANGATHARAN MATHISUTHAN M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled197

MULLINS

South Carolina

CHRISTOPHER LOCKHART M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled197

HOUSTON

Texas

LEONARD ELLISON MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled196

SOUTHFIELD

Michigan

MARITZA MELENDEZ NIEVES MD

Specialist

Claims Filled196

FAJARDO

Puerto Rico

PHILIP TIPPIN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled195

DANVILLE

Arkansas

JONG JIN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled195

CHICAGO

Illinois

NESTOR ISIDRO DEL ROSARIO M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled195

WAIPAHU

Hawaii

DARITH KHAY M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled194

SAN JOSE

California

STEPHEN BURNS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled194

PARIS

Texas

LOUIS PARK M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled194

LOS ANGELES

California

ALBERTO HERNANDEZ M.D.

Adult Medicine

Claims Filled192

CORAL GABLES

Florida

TODD SHENKENBERG M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled191

HARLINGEN

Texas

HECTOR LALAMA MD PA

Neurology

Claims Filled191

CORAL GABLES

Florida

JOSEPH LEMAIRE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled190

MIAMI BEACH

Florida