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MEGACE ES

MEGESTROL ACETATE

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

44.9K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 863 of 3362

$36.4M
Retail Cost

Rank: 473 of 3362

21,128
Patients

Rank: 745 of 3362

12,793
Prescribers

Rank: 739 of 3362

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Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
Florida 3,181 6,958 $5.57M
California 2,244 5,086 $4.18M
New York 1,704 4,040 $3.29M
Texas 1,938 3,703 $3M
New Jersey 1,397 3,380 $2.73M
Michigan 998 2,243 $1.89M
Louisiana 666 1,625 $1.3M
North Carolina 693 1,435 $1.15M
Pennsylvania 727 1,420 $1.13M
Georgia 706 1,346 $1.1M
Indiana 566 1,057 $864K
Ohio 542 1,017 $837K
Kentucky 505 951 $758K
Illinois 462 832 $693K
Arkansas 354 817 $632K
Virginia 368 723 $601K
Connecticut 307 705 $539K
South Carolina 287 677 $570K
Tennessee 342 652 $518K
Mississippi 288 600 $489K
Alabama 326 597 $485K
Oklahoma 272 543 $430K
Maryland 269 506 $427K
Missouri 244 488 $387K
Massachusetts 232 473 $355K
Arizona 253 403 $315K
West Virginia 151 307 $246K
Washington 157 302 $230K
Wisconsin 150 292 $221K
Colorado 117 229 $195K
Kansas 115 212 $166K
Hawaii 66 147 $126K
Nevada 71 138 $107K
District of Columbia 54 127 $104K
Rhode Island 55 114 $88.5K
New Mexico 60 113 $92K
Oregon 45 90 $69.9K
Iowa 40 76 $64K
Maine 39 65 $56.1K
Delaware 32 65 $49.9K
Minnesota 36 62 $51K
Nebraska 30 61 $45.9K
New Hampshire 32 45 $41.2K
Utah 22 43 $33.1K
Idaho 15 34 $26.3K
Wyoming 17 $13.1K
Alaska 12 $9,257
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 MEGACE ES

Provider Medicare Claims City State
SALAH AMER MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled177

NORTH MIAMI BCH

Florida

ROBERTO FERNANDEZ MD

General Practice

Claims Filled147

MIAMI

Florida

HENRY CHEN M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled134

BROOKLYN

New York

LONG DANG M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled130

WESTMINSTER

California

LUIS ARANGO M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled129

MISSION

Texas

CARLOS AGUILAR M.D.,

Family Medicine

Claims Filled127

MIAMI

Florida

JEHAD ABDALLA M.D.

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled120

ORANGEBURG

South Carolina

MANUEL FERNANDEZ-GONZALEZ MD

General Practice

Claims Filled117

MIAMI

Florida

CHANG LEE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled115

FLUSHING

New York

HEW QUON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled111

LOS ANGELES

California

JULIE GOMEZ ARNP

Nurse Practitioner, Adult Health

Claims Filled111

MIAMI

Florida

THUAN VO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled107

WESTMINSTER

California

MICHAEL ALEXANDER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled106

PLANTATION

Florida

JOSE AVILA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled96

N MIAMI BEACH

Florida

GURDIP FLORA M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled96

SIMI VALLEY

California

NAYVIS IGLESIAS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled94

DORAL

Florida

ALEXIS CORAZON MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled89

PATERSON

New Jersey

HECTOR FLORENTINO

Specialist

Claims Filled87

UNION CITY

New Jersey

JAMES JUNG MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled86

LOS ANGELES

California

FAUSTO GONZALEZ MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled81

BRONX

New York

FAUSTO CASTILLO MD

General Practice

Claims Filled80

MIAMI

Florida

JAMES CALDER M.D.

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled79

MIAMI

Florida

SONIA RAMIREZ BAEZ MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled76

OPA LOCKA

Florida

SOPHIA KHAWLY NP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled76

MIAMI

Florida

SINGH BOUN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled75

MONTEREY PARK

California