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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
SERGIO RODRIGUEZ MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled117

HIALEAH

Florida

JOSEPH BRENES M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled116

WOLCOTT

Connecticut

BASSAM MATTAR MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled115

WICHITA

Kansas

STEPHEN WHITE MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled115

PRATTVILLE

Alabama

MARC RAAD M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled114

WOLCOTT

Connecticut

NAVJEET GANDHOK M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled113

PEORIA

Arizona

LANDON WEEKS MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled113

WINSTON-SALEM

North Carolina

SCOTT MCDANIEL MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled113

MONTGOMERY

Alabama

MARIANN HARRINGTON M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled112

LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas

ERIC BATTS M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled112

HOLLAND

Michigan

ANTHONY LIM M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled110

HILO

Hawaii

SHERMAN BAKER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled110

RICHMOND

Virginia

DIRK DAVIDSON MD

Specialist

Claims Filled110

CROSSVILLE

Tennessee

DAVID MACK M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled109

CHARLOTTESVILLE

Virginia

DAVID JOHNSON MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled109

WICHITA

Kansas

HANI ALKHATIB MB, BCH

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled108

ST CLOUD

Minnesota

FRANK LOPEZ MD

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled108

LAKE CHARLES

Louisiana

JOSEPH ALISKY MD PHD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled108

AURORA

Colorado

ALGIS SIDRYS M.D.

Radiation Oncology

Claims Filled108

COOKEVILLE

Tennessee

MARK BOATRIGHT MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled107

PENSACOLA

Florida

BARRY RODWICK M. D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled107

CLEARWATER

Florida

RONALD RINKER M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled107

PASCAGOULA

Mississippi

HAROLD LONDER M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled107

ROBBINSDALE

Minnesota

DAVID SHIBA M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled106

MODESTO

California

PHILIP SARDAR MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled106

ROSEVILLE

California