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ONDANSETRON HCL

Ondansetron is used to prevent nausea and vomiting caused by cancer chemotherapy, radiation therapy, and surgery. Ondansetron is in a class of medications called serotonin 5-HT3 receptor antagonists. It works by blocking the action of serotonin, a natural substance that may cause nausea and vomiting. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2013

1.56M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 182 of 3238

$43.1M
Retail Cost

Rank: 408 of 3238


Patients

Rank: 3068 of 3238


Prescribers

Rank: 3048 of 3238

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67%

of people say

it's worth it

49%

of people say

it worked well

16%

of people say

it's a huge hassle
Alternatives:

Phenergan Scopolamine Compro

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 126,136 $3.63M
Florida 110,773 $2.81M
Texas 97,629 $2.4M
Pennsylvania 83,262 $2.54M
North Carolina 65,038 $1.79M
Ohio 63,727 $2.2M
Georgia 62,172 $1.35M
Tennessee 60,503 $1.37M
New York 57,648 $2.36M
Illinois 53,976 $1.4M
Michigan 53,190 $1.57M
Alabama 51,390 $1.05M
Kentucky 45,733 $1.19M
Missouri 37,244 $926K
Indiana 37,003 $1.04M
Virginia 36,463 $1.07M
Washington 31,566 $792K
New Jersey 29,464 $1.08M
South Carolina 28,273 $694K
Massachusetts 27,706 $806K
Arizona 27,478 $888K
Louisiana 27,412 $659K
Wisconsin 27,096 $899K
Colorado 25,860 $716K
Minnesota 22,914 $699K
Mississippi 22,352 $479K
Arkansas 19,961 $434K
Oregon 19,890 $644K
Oklahoma 19,402 $493K
Maryland 19,306 $534K
West Virginia 17,754 $487K
Kansas 16,809 $441K
Iowa 16,431 $384K
Utah 14,135 $331K
Connecticut 14,028 $385K
Nevada 12,610 $312K
Nebraska 11,287 $290K
New Mexico 8,498 $254K
Maine 7,849 $262K
Idaho 7,314 $213K
Rhode Island 5,879 $175K
South Dakota 5,713 $172K
New Hampshire 5,454 $184K
Montana 4,408 $106K
North Dakota 3,930 $95.5K
Delaware 3,512 $91.3K
Hawaii 2,726 $59.1K
Vermont 2,551 $71.7K
District of Columbia 2,036 $51.7K
Wyoming 1,902 $45.1K
Alaska 1,850 $45.9K
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 ONDANSETRON HCL

Provider Medicare Claims City State
ROBERT PEARLSTEIN D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled393

EAST NORRITON

Pennsylvania

JOHN RICHARD M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled369

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

HOWARD BRUCKNER M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled346

NEW YORK

New York

BOYDE HARRISON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled322

HALEYVILLE

Alabama

TERENCE FRINKS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled313

TUCKER

Georgia

STEVEN WARREN MD DPA

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled257

BOUNTIFUL

Utah

FARID FATA M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled250

ROCHESTER HILLS

Michigan

RACHAEL STUBBS MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled246

SALT LAKE CITY

Utah

MICHAEL HANNA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled243

ANNISTON

Alabama

BRADLEY GOAD DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled238

WOODLAWN

Virginia

FRANCISCO RODRIGUEZ MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled236

FORT MYERS

Florida

ELAINE LOPEZ FNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled234

ORCHARD PARK

New York

STEPHEN SMILEY MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled234

BATTLE CREEK

Michigan

STANLEY MORROW DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled230

HACKLEBURG

Alabama

ERNESTO PADRON M.D

Student in an Organized Health Care Education/Training Program

Claims Filled224

CHICAGO

Illinois

RIZWAN DANISH MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled223

FLINT

Michigan

DEVARAJAN IYENGAR M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled222

BAYONNE

New Jersey

FADI SABA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled222

ST PETERSBURG

Florida

JOHN WAGNER M.D., C.M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled221

CULLMAN

Alabama

HERVY KORNEGAY M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled212

MOUNT OLIVE

North Carolina

BRAD BALTZ MD

Specialist

Claims Filled208

LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas

DREW COOPER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled206

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

CHRISTOPHER SKAGGS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled205

SOUTH CHARLESTON

West Virginia

JULIAN HILL MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled202

TUPELO

Mississippi

DILAWAR KHAN MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled196

ROME

Georgia