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PROCHLORPERAZINE MALEATE

Prochlorperazine suppositories and tablets are used to control severe nausea and vomiting. Prochlorperazine tablets are also used to treat the symptoms of schizophrenia (a mental illness that causes disturbed or unusual thinking, loss of interest in life, and strong or inappropriate emotions). Prochlorperazine tablets are also used on a short-term basis to treat anxiety that could not be controlled by other medications. Prochlorperazine should not be used to treat any condition in children who are younger than 2 years old or who weigh less than 20 pounds (about 9 kilograms). Prochlorperazine is in a class of medications called conventional antipsychotics. It works by decreasing abnormal excitement in the brain. More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

331K
Medicare Part D Claims
$6.24M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 87,642 $1.02M
Pennsylvania 47,740 $482K
Florida 38,249 $378K
New York 34,273 $406K
Illinois 29,287 $273K
Michigan 26,641 $269K
Missouri 24,026 $223K
Ohio 22,569 $242K
Massachusetts 20,828 $218K
Wisconsin 17,980 $171K
Texas 17,171 $149K
Minnesota 16,997 $155K
New Jersey 15,937 $160K
Washington 15,787 $165K
Arizona 12,724 $130K
North Carolina 12,687 $121K
Indiana 12,579 $122K
Oregon 11,156 $120K
Georgia 10,908 $95.1K
Connecticut 10,196 $93.5K
Tennessee 10,169 $91K
Colorado 9,413 $112K
Virginia 9,231 $82.9K
Maryland 8,975 $97.4K
Kentucky 7,227 $68.4K
Iowa 6,904 $53.7K
Oklahoma 6,618 $60.8K
Alabama 6,430 $55.5K
Kansas 5,798 $48.7K
Louisiana 5,069 $42.1K
Nebraska 4,699 $37.7K
South Carolina 4,323 $41.8K
Mississippi 4,127 $31.9K
Rhode Island 4,114 $37.6K
Maine 4,113 $43.3K
Nevada 4,023 $40.7K
West Virginia 3,878 $35.1K
Arkansas 3,438 $30.2K
Idaho 3,051 $28.4K
New Hampshire 2,863 $27.9K
Utah 2,616 $22.4K
New Mexico 2,616 $27.4K
Montana 2,073 $19.4K
Vermont 2,045 $17.5K
Delaware 1,855 $19.2K
South Dakota 1,775 $18.3K
Hawaii 1,750 $24.7K
North Dakota 1,086 $10.1K
Puerto Rico 852 $6,715
Wyoming 751 $6,071
Alaska 593 $7,656
District of Columbia 508 $5,669
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 PROCHLORPERAZINE MALEATE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
KELLY CHIN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled254

BROOKLYN

New York

ROBERT STOKES MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled216

UNIONTOWN

Pennsylvania

PEAR ENAM M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled206

HAGERSTOWN

Maryland

STEVEN WEISS MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled198

DOWNEY

California

FREDERICK RUTHARDT MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled198

UNIONTOWN

Pennsylvania

CHARLES CALABRESE DO

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled191

UNIONTOWN

Pennsylvania

JAN ROTHMAN MD

Medical Oncology

Claims Filled177

ERIE

Pennsylvania

BARRETT WALLIS MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled169

CRYSTAL RIVER

Florida

ELIZABETH GALANTE N.P.

Nurse Practitioner, Adult Health

Claims Filled166

NEWARK

Delaware

MARY JO VILLAR D.O.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled165

HIALEAH

Florida

DWIGHT BAILEY M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled162

LEBANON

Virginia

MARY THORNTON CFNP

Nurse Practitioner, Acute Care

Claims Filled160

MCCOMB

Mississippi

STANLEY SCHINKE M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled159

HEMET

California

JAMES SPLICHAL M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled154

ATHENS

Georgia

BILAL ANSARI M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled153

MISHAWAKA

Indiana

RAJESWARI BALASUBRAMANIAM MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled149

UNIONTOWN

Pennsylvania

NIK SHAH MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled147

PARKERSBURG

West Virginia

MARC HAPPE D.O.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled144

UNIONTOWN

Pennsylvania

DENNIS MOORE MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled144

WICHITA

Kansas

STEPHEN SMILEY MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled144

BATTLE CREEK

Michigan

CHRIS KNIGHT M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled143

YOUNGSTOWN

Ohio

WILLIAM CUNNINGHAM M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled142

SPRINGFIELD

Missouri

DONALD WALKENHORST D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled139

MANCHESTER

Missouri

HEW QUON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled138

LOS ANGELES

California

KISHORE SEHGAL M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled136

HEMET

California