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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. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2013

640K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 298 of 3238

$7.21M
Retail Cost

Rank: 884 of 3238

355,785
Patients

Rank: 196 of 3238

115,498
Prescribers

Rank: 212 of 3238

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45%

of people say

it's worth it

35%

of people say

it worked well

35%

of people say

it's a huge hassle
Alternatives:

Zofran Phenergan Scopolamine

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 46,642 84,697 $1.15M
Pennsylvania 27,619 48,483 $523K
Florida 23,792 40,184 $450K
New York 22,351 36,995 $505K
Michigan 17,645 32,069 $352K
Illinois 14,565 26,299 $276K
Ohio 14,725 25,891 $285K
Missouri 13,382 24,670 $251K
Massachusetts 11,938 22,302 $268K
Texas 12,839 20,980 $199K
Wisconsin 9,610 17,831 $179K
Minnesota 8,917 16,712 $173K
New Jersey 10,309 16,660 $208K
North Carolina 8,626 15,761 $151K
Washington 8,351 15,495 $179K
Indiana 7,653 13,634 $147K
Arizona 7,728 13,272 $150K
Georgia 6,773 12,111 $108K
Tennessee 6,293 11,567 $113K
Oregon 5,632 11,118 $129K
Virginia 6,121 10,865 $123K
Connecticut 6,262 10,287 $113K
Colorado 5,359 9,375 $116K
Maryland 5,681 9,306 $106K
Kentucky 3,995 7,813 $82.4K
Alabama 3,945 7,191 $75K
Oklahoma 3,359 6,391 $64K
Iowa 3,330 6,156 $62.1K
Kansas 3,313 5,865 $64K
South Carolina 2,782 4,940 $52.7K
Nebraska 2,590 4,710 $41.8K
Louisiana 2,487 4,456 $41.5K
Nevada 2,281 4,071 $47.3K
Rhode Island 2,201 4,018 $43K
Maine 2,006 3,788 $37.7K
Mississippi 1,991 3,582 $27.9K
West Virginia 1,789 3,529 $37.4K
Arkansas 1,811 3,493 $33.2K
Idaho 1,608 3,126 $25K
New Hampshire 1,677 3,107 $36.1K
Utah 1,386 2,552 $28K
New Mexico 1,322 2,330 $29.7K
Delaware 1,320 2,167 $26.5K
Montana 1,054 1,952 $17.4K
Hawaii 1,118 1,744 $20K
Vermont 932 1,691 $16.5K
South Dakota 845 1,481 $14.4K
North Dakota 691 1,245 $10.1K
Wyoming 350 578 $4,164
Alaska 246 562 $5,491
District of Columbia 383 552 $5,915
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 PROCHLORPERAZINE MALEATE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
DENNIS MOORE MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled151

WICHITA

Kansas

SCOTT MCHAM D.O.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled151

LINCOLN

Nebraska

DATTATRAYA PRAJAPATI MD

Medical Oncology

Claims Filled148

OWENSBORO

Kentucky

DARRELL FINLAY M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled148

PASCAGOULA

Mississippi

NAVJEET GANDHOK M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled146

PEORIA

Arizona

MOHAMED MOHAMED M.D.

Hematology

Claims Filled142

GREENSBORO

North Carolina

NIK SHAH MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled141

PARKERSBURG

West Virginia

PEIYING XIAO M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled140

BROOKLYN

New York

ANDREW SCHREIBER M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled139

WILMINGTON

North Carolina

KRISTIN RINDT MPAS, PA-C

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled139

ROCKFORD

Illinois

CHRISTOPHER LABONTE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled138

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

JONATHAN JENSEN M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled137

LONGMONT

Colorado

SURESH KUNAPAREDDY M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled136

TERRE HAUTE

Indiana

CAROLYN DOEDYNS NP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled136

TWIN FALLS

Idaho

ROWENA GONZALES-CHAMBERS M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled135

PRINCETON

West Virginia

SYLVIA KRUEGER MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled135

CLEVELAND

Tennessee

ROBERT WHORF M.D.

Medical Oncology

Claims Filled134

BRADENTON

Florida

MELISSA HACKETT FNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled133

NEWARK

Delaware

STANLEY SCHINKE M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled133

HEMET

California

DIANNA SHIPLEY MD

Medical Oncology

Claims Filled132

GALLATIN

Tennessee

AJAY SEHGAL MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled132

CORPUS CHRISTI

Texas

CHRIS KNIGHT M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled132

YOUNGSTOWN

Ohio

THOMAS BROWN M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled131

DOTHAN

Alabama

MAEN HUSSEIN M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled131

LEESBURG

Florida

ANNA SOBOL M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled131

BOONE

North Carolina