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MEDROXYPROGESTERONE ACETATE

Medroxyprogesterone is used to treat abnormal menstruation (periods) or irregular vaginal bleeding. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

464K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 360 of 3362

$9.05M
Retail Cost

Rank: 843 of 3362

127,463
Patients

Rank: 378 of 3362

76,893
Prescribers

Rank: 308 of 3362

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67%

of people say

it's worth it

33%

of people say

it worked well

33%

of people say

it's a huge hassle
Alternatives:

Aygestin Prometrium

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 15,605 53,553 $748K
Texas 7,179 26,049 $438K
Florida 7,527 25,353 $471K
Pennsylvania 5,898 19,682 $557K
Ohio 4,779 19,144 $405K
Missouri 4,079 18,002 $391K
Tennessee 4,614 17,725 $329K
Georgia 4,483 17,446 $325K
New York 5,227 16,226 $322K
North Carolina 4,670 16,195 $333K
Illinois 4,452 15,142 $382K
Michigan 4,265 13,104 $279K
Indiana 3,303 12,852 $334K
Washington 3,118 11,421 $152K
Alabama 2,939 10,642 $202K
Virginia 3,094 10,345 $267K
Kentucky 2,504 9,893 $161K
Louisiana 2,644 9,350 $228K
Arizona 2,513 9,078 $106K
Massachusetts 2,678 8,681 $210K
Oregon 2,184 8,676 $98.3K
Oklahoma 2,089 8,280 $166K
Colorado 2,187 8,277 $115K
South Carolina 2,303 8,257 $132K
Arkansas 2,001 8,219 $150K
Mississippi 1,927 6,858 $161K
Wisconsin 1,821 6,285 $88.4K
Kansas 1,558 6,156 $125K
Iowa 1,396 5,831 $144K
Minnesota 1,686 5,700 $87.7K
New Jersey 1,823 5,545 $142K
Maryland 1,635 4,759 $150K
West Virginia 1,110 4,141 $104K
Connecticut 1,113 3,846 $89.6K
Utah 989 3,688 $64.4K
Nevada 895 3,179 $48.8K
Nebraska 774 3,167 $49.4K
Idaho 816 3,108 $59.1K
Maine 745 2,476 $58.1K
New Mexico 682 2,387 $41.3K
New Hampshire 596 1,934 $45.4K
South Dakota 440 1,780 $59.1K
Hawaii 526 1,698 $28.2K
Montana 423 1,677 $23.5K
Rhode Island 378 1,254 $28.4K
Vermont 307 956 $36.6K
Delaware 321 920 $30.5K
Wyoming 241 840 $19.3K
North Dakota 177 752 $25.2K
Alaska 116 530 $7,392
District of Columbia 173 488 $8,920
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 MEDROXYPROGESTERONE ACETATE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
TERENCE FRINKS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled511

TUCKER

Georgia

CHRISTOPHER LABONTE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled378

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

ERIC BARNES D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled292

COLUMBIA

Missouri

SUSAN BERNER M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled286

WEST CHESTER

Ohio

ROBERT MORTON MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled279

ADA

Oklahoma

WILLIAM BLAISDELL MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled224

SEYMOUR

Indiana

THOMAS LEHNER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled222

CLEVELAND

Ohio

BORIS RUBASHKIN M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled209

HOUSTON

Texas

GLENN CROWSON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled205

WEWOKA

Oklahoma

CAROL LARSEN PA

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled201

SIOUX FALLS

South Dakota

ROBERT HUNTER DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled192

HUBER HEIGHTS

Ohio

DANIEL HURLEY M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled176

BEECH GROVE

Indiana

DENNIS ZAWADSKI MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled174

MUNCIE

Indiana

PASCUAL HERRERA M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled173

LEESBURG

Alabama

JAE PAK M.D.

Geriatric Psychiatry

Claims Filled173

SNELLVILLE

Georgia

PAMELA CARBIENER M.D.

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled172

DAYTONA BEACH

Florida

GEORGE MATHEWS DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled164

HUMANSVILLE

Missouri

SIEGFRIED KREIS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled164

ROSEBUD

Texas

JAMES PETTIT DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled157

ROCKDALE

Texas

LEWIS MEYERSON M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled155

TROY

Missouri

TIMOTHY THOMPSON DO

Emergency Medicine

Claims Filled153

WENTZVILLE

Missouri

RAJENDRA GAVINI M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled152

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

ROBERT VOGEL M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled149

MIDLAND

Texas

ROBERT LEBOW M.D.,

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled149

INDIANAPOLIS

Indiana

JOHN WATERFALLEN MD

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled148

SHREVEPORT

Louisiana