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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
DAVID ZAAS M.D.

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled124

DURHAM

North Carolina

BOYDE HARRISON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled124

HALEYVILLE

Alabama

MARK BOATRIGHT MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled119

PENSACOLA

Florida

STEVEN MORTON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled119

CORBIN

Kentucky

KAREN MERRITT M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled119

ELDERSBURG

Maryland

JOHN MANFREDI MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled117

BLAIRSVILLE

Georgia

MITCHELL WEISBERG MD

Claims Filled117

ORMOND BEACH

Florida

N MULLAI MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled116

SOMERSET

Kentucky

UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL

Claims Filled114

COLUMBIA

Missouri

JAYANTHI SRINIVASIAH MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled114

DECATUR

Georgia

LAURENCE PETTY M.D.

Hospice and Palliative Medicine

Claims Filled112

PLANT CITY

Florida

ROBERT PEARLSTEIN D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled112

EAST NORRITON

Pennsylvania

HYO-JONG PARK M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled112

HENDERSON

Nevada

ANDREW JENNIS MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled111

HACKENSACK

New Jersey

CRAIG COONLEY MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled109

BRIDGEPORT

West Virginia

DAN COSTIN MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled107

WHITE PLAINS

New York

KARO ARZOO M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled106

BURBANK

California

ANDREW PIPPAS MD

Medical Oncology

Claims Filled105

COLUMBUS

Georgia

MARK HUBER M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled105

SIOUX FALLS

South Dakota

BROOKE GILLETT D.O.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled104

SPRINGFIELD

Missouri

WILLIAM SHAPIRO M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled104

PHOENIX

Arizona

MOHAMED ELDALY M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled103

TURLOCK

California

KANSKY DELISMA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled102

MIAMI

Florida

LARRY SCHLABACH MD

Medical Oncology

Claims Filled102

CHATTANOOGA

Tennessee

MARK WAGNER D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled102

READING

Pennsylvania