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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
YULL ARRIAGA MD

Hematology

Claims Filled50

DALLAS

Texas

RICHARD WAN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

MORGANTOWN

Kentucky

LUKASZ JANECZEK MD

Emergency Medical Services

Claims Filled50

LAKE MARY

Florida

SHANTHI MOHAN MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled50

HANOVER

Pennsylvania

JOSEPH LANDOLFI DO

Neurology

Claims Filled50

EDISON

New Jersey

ROBERT WILLIAMS M.D., PH.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled50

BEVERLY HILLS

California

CHRISTOPHER HULETT DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

CHILLICOTHE

Missouri

JASON HAFFIZULLA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

TAMARAC

Florida

FEI GU M.D.

Hematology

Claims Filled50

FITCHBURG

Massachusetts

NOMAN RAFIQUE M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled50

MASSILLON

Ohio

STEPHEN LICHTER M.D.

Medical Oncology

Claims Filled50

BROOKLYN

New York

JEROME GERA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

NORVELT

Pennsylvania

SIVAKUMAR YETURU MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled50

RIVERSIDE

California

RICHARD ZEKMAN DO

Medical Oncology

Claims Filled50

ROYAL OAK

Michigan

ROBERT LOWELL MD

Hospitalist

Claims Filled50

SAN RAFAEL

California

CASEY STELTER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

LAYTON

Utah

MARY PINDER-SCHENCK M.D.

Medical Oncology

Claims Filled50

TAMPA

Florida

NARENDER BHARAJ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

PARKVILLE

Maryland

EMAD ELBADAWY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

CLEVELAND

Ohio

MARY GAEKE MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled50

MIDDLETOWN

Ohio

PARHAM HAGHIGHI M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

VIENNA

Virginia

DANIEL ROWLEY M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

KNOXVILLE

Iowa

BENJAMIN ABINALES MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

ST PETERSBURG

Florida

MARK GRIFFIN MD

Specialist

Claims Filled50

LINCOLN

Nebraska

RAKESH MARWAHA M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled50

NAPERVILLE

Illinois