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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 MUTCH MD

Gynecologic Oncology

Claims Filled88

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

ABDUL KHUWAJA MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled87

ASTORIA

New York

SCOTT PIERCE M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled87

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

RICHARD CONKLIN MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled87

ABERDEEN

South Dakota

JACK HAWKS DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled87

PEORIA

Arizona

STANLEY MORROW DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled87

HACKLEBURG

Alabama

SAMUEL NEWSOME MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled86

KING

North Carolina

PHILIP BOULANGER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled86

GLEN ALLEN

Virginia

YON PARK M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled86

TAMPA

Florida

DOUGLAS HAWLEY MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled86

CINCINNATI

Ohio

THOMAS SNEED M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled86

LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas

TODD WOLF M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled85

CHARLOTTESVILLE

Virginia

JEFFREY HILL D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled85

PORTSMOUTH

Ohio

MAXIM KREDITOR M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled85

NEW YORK

New York

JOVANNA JACOBSON PA

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled85

EVERETT

Washington

CHUNG-TSEN HSUEH M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled85

LOMA LINDA

California

STANLEY SCHINKE M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled85

HEMET

California

JAWED MOVANIA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled84

RADCLIFF

Kentucky

HARRY HARPER MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled84

HACKENSACK

New Jersey

AVI RETTER MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled84

BRONX

New York

JOSEPH PRATT MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled84

CORINTH

Mississippi

MUKUND SHAH M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled84

LANCASTER

California

CHAOYANG LI M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled84

FINDLAY

Ohio

SHRUTI TREHAN MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled83

CANTON

Ohio

VARANT ARZOUMANIAN MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled83

FORT SMITH

Arkansas