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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. More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

142K
Medicare Part D Claims
$29.3M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 81,845 $2.82M
Pennsylvania 44,632 $1.57M
Florida 44,487 $1.89M
Texas 43,242 $1.54M
Ohio 33,648 $1.45M
North Carolina 31,245 $1.1M
Illinois 29,471 $985K
New York 29,102 $1.47M
Georgia 28,191 $868K
Tennessee 22,861 $874K
Michigan 21,179 $789K
Kentucky 20,746 $737K
Alabama 19,568 $670K
Virginia 19,565 $743K
Indiana 17,004 $608K
Missouri 16,264 $639K
Washington 16,200 $628K
New Jersey 15,913 $743K
Minnesota 15,597 $570K
Massachusetts 15,492 $687K
Arizona 15,392 $629K
Wisconsin 14,906 $582K
Colorado 14,106 $529K
South Carolina 12,160 $462K
Oregon 11,638 $476K
Louisiana 11,432 $405K
Mississippi 10,898 $350K
Maryland 10,483 $382K
Iowa 9,318 $296K
Arkansas 9,121 $330K
Oklahoma 9,085 $423K
West Virginia 8,610 $283K
Kansas 7,913 $263K
Utah 7,327 $294K
Connecticut 7,321 $312K
Nebraska 6,215 $196K
Nevada 5,236 $198K
Maine 5,076 $173K
New Mexico 4,762 $192K
Idaho 4,355 $160K
South Dakota 3,688 $102K
Rhode Island 3,514 $205K
New Hampshire 3,312 $105K
Montana 2,730 $98.6K
Puerto Rico 2,715 $78.5K
North Dakota 2,102 $66.6K
Hawaii 1,918 $70.2K
Vermont 1,817 $62.9K
Delaware 1,771 $78.2K
Alaska 1,299 $60.8K
Wyoming 1,146 $42.8K
District of Columbia 860 $26.7K
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 2011 includes nearly 1.2 billion prescriptions written by 1.6 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 364,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. About three-fourths 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
VONDA HOUCHIN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

HARRISBURG

Arkansas

DIPAK GHELANI DO

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled50

HONOLULU

Hawaii

BRETT BRINKER M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled50

GRAND RAPIDS

Michigan

DAVID KWON MD

Emergency Medicine

Claims Filled50

MANHATTAN BEACH

California

MAQBOOL HALEPOTA M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled50

GLENDALE

Arizona

BRIAN WILSON MD

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled50

ROCK HILL

South Carolina

ARNOLD WEG MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled50

FOREST HILLS

New York

JUSTIN FAVARO

Specialist

Claims Filled50

CHARLOTTE

North Carolina

WILLIAM SHERWOOD MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

SMITHVILLE

Tennessee

JATINDER SINGH MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

WAYNESBORO

Mississippi

THOMAS BUROKER DO

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled50

DES MOINES

Iowa

V. REDDY AVULA MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled50

FRESNO

California

BARRY MIRTSCHING M.D.

Medical Oncology

Claims Filled50

DALLAS

Texas

PLAKYIL JOSEPH M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled50

CRANSTON

Rhode Island

ALAN KELLER M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled50

TULSA

Oklahoma

PENNY STOLLERY ANP-C

Nurse Practitioner, Adult Health

Claims Filled50

ASHEVILLE

North Carolina

IYAD HAMARNEH MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled50

KENNEWICK

Washington

SATVIR SINGH M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled50

LAWRENCEVILLE

Georgia

JONATHAN BREMER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

ELIZABETHTON

Tennessee

MARY BONNER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

READING

Pennsylvania

JONATHAN SWANK MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

ABINGDON

Virginia

NISHAN FERNANDO MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled50

CUMMING

Georgia

JOSEPH JEMSEK MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled50

WASHINGTON

District of Columbia

LEE AUSTIN M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled50

SIOUX FALLS

South Dakota

PETER WATSON MD

Medical Oncology

Claims Filled50

KINSTON

North Carolina