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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
CATHERINE HIRSCH M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled136

PASCAGOULA

Mississippi

SAADIA CHOHAN MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled135

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

JOVANNA JACOBSON PA

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled135

EVERETT

Washington

SCOTT MCHAM D.O.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled134

TULSA

Oklahoma

AMOL RAKKAR M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled131

GLENDALE

Arizona

ROWENA GONZALES-CHAMBERS M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled131

PRINCETON

West Virginia

PRAMERN SRIRATANA M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled130

NORMAL

Illinois

PETER TSAI MD

General Practice

Claims Filled130

COAL GROVE

Ohio

JOHN MANFREDI MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled127

BLAIRSVILLE

Georgia

GARY ENGSTROM MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled126

TEXARKANA

Texas

ALBERT BRADY MD

Medical Oncology

Claims Filled126

YAKIMA

Washington

LUIS RANGEL MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled125

HIALEAH

Florida

STEVEN FABER MD FACG

Specialist

Claims Filled124

ELIZABETH CITY

North Carolina

LEONID SHUNYAKOV MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled124

BOLIVAR

Missouri

DATTATRAYA PRAJAPATI MD

Medical Oncology

Claims Filled124

OWENSBORO

Kentucky

CHARLES MORGAN

Medical Oncology

Claims Filled123

WEST PLAINS

Missouri

LAWRENCE BRENNAN MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled123

CRESTVIEW HILLS

Kentucky

FARIBORZ SHAMS D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled121

ANAHEIM

California

ROBERT WHORF M.D.

Medical Oncology

Claims Filled121

BRADENTON

Florida

PATRICK COLARUSSO D.O.

Medical Oncology

Claims Filled121

READING

Pennsylvania

ALLAN EISEMANN MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled120

RUTLAND

Vermont

KHAWAJA HAMID M.D.

Medical Oncology

Claims Filled119

GALLIPOLIS

Ohio

FRANCISCO DEXEUS M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled118

ENID

Oklahoma

GERALD MINGOLELLI MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled118

HAZEL CREST

Illinois

ELIZABETH MACINTYRE M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled118

CLEVELAND

Ohio