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TAMSULOSIN HCL

Flomax (tamsulosin) is an alpha-1 blocker. It specifically targets and relaxes muscles in your prostate, which makes it easier to urinate. Source: Iodine  *

*This description is for related drug Flomax

At a Glance: This Drug in 2016

15.1M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 16 of 3393

$402M
Retail Cost

Rank: 80 of 3393

3,192,483
Patients

Rank: 25 of 3393

401,972
Prescribers

Rank: 26 of 3393

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58%

of people say

it's worth it

41%

of people say

it worked well

19%

of people say

it's a huge hassle

This Drug's History

Claims

The number of Medicare prescriptions for this drug each year

8.83M

2012

10.8M

2013

12.2M

2014

13.7M

2015

15.1M

2016

Spending

The total Part D spending on this drug
each year

$221M

2012

$263M

2013

$283M

2014

$431M

2015

$402M

2016

Average Patient Cost

Average amount that patients paid each year.

$124

2012

$118

2013

$111

2014

$150

2015

$126

2016

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 355,908 1,631,763 $50.9M
New York 236,010 1,175,775 $28.8M
Florida 258,143 1,068,720 $29.2M
Texas 219,677 942,378 $25.4M
Pennsylvania 152,868 763,983 $18.7M
Ohio 132,977 616,724 $17.4M
Illinois 119,670 548,804 $14.4M
North Carolina 105,479 511,011 $11.6M
Michigan 118,297 483,711 $13.9M
Georgia 88,970 438,744 $10.1M
New Jersey 86,923 377,141 $10.2M
Tennessee 80,104 365,263 $8.97M
Missouri 71,273 356,648 $8.57M
Indiana 76,857 346,904 $9.79M
Massachusetts 69,438 335,596 $8.32M
Virginia 67,527 304,950 $8.39M
Arizona 65,847 259,727 $7.8M
Louisiana 50,857 258,004 $6.01M
Kentucky 50,199 256,242 $6.01M
Alabama 55,803 255,094 $5.74M
Washington 58,995 253,750 $7.25M
Wisconsin 53,346 246,410 $7.04M
South Carolina 51,116 236,499 $5.57M
Minnesota 47,866 204,589 $5.74M
Colorado 47,883 202,159 $6.48M
Maryland 45,784 183,633 $5.52M
Arkansas 33,959 180,851 $3.76M
Oregon 41,344 180,617 $5.31M
Connecticut 39,150 177,545 $4.64M
Iowa 33,523 175,189 $4.15M
Oklahoma 35,868 163,580 $4.24M
Mississippi 29,972 160,265 $3.24M
Kansas 29,101 145,906 $3.52M
West Virginia 24,835 121,183 $2.96M
Nebraska 18,373 101,495 $2.25M
Nevada 25,295 99,757 $2.93M
New Mexico 20,527 87,579 $2.64M
Utah 21,648 87,461 $2.48M
Rhode Island 11,717 64,255 $1.44M
Idaho 15,124 63,904 $1.91M
Maine 14,947 60,893 $1.87M
New Hampshire 11,861 50,764 $1.51M
Hawaii 12,773 50,760 $1.67M
South Dakota 9,801 49,399 $1.18M
Montana 10,455 47,568 $1.2M
North Dakota 7,784 39,749 $962K
Delaware 10,367 38,842 $1.25M
Vermont 6,448 26,898 $812K
Wyoming 4,358 19,199 $511K
District of Columbia 5,126 18,823 $555K
Alaska 2,737 13,055 $335K
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. The data for 2016 includes more than 1.5 billion prescriptions written by 1.1 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists over 460,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. More than 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 TAMSULOSIN HCL

Provider Medicare Claims City State
THEODORE AFFUE M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled6,480

EL CENTRO

California

FELIX CHI-MING YIP M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled4,826

MONTEREY PARK

California

HECTOR CORDERO-JIMENEZ MD

Urology

Claims Filled4,062

PONCE

Puerto Rico

GREGORY MERRICK MD

Radiation Oncology

Claims Filled3,803

WHEELING

West Virginia

ISAAC MADEB MD

Urology

Claims Filled3,778

BROOKLYN

New York

VLADIMIR KRICHEVSKY M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled3,629

BROOKLYN

New York

BRIAN CROTZER P.A.

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled3,447

CHEEKTOWAGA

New York

LUKE YOON M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled3,370

LOS ANGELES

California

ALEXANDER GERSHMAN MD

Specialist

Claims Filled3,194

LOS ANGELES

California

TERENCE FRINKS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled3,191

TUCKER

Georgia

ARMEN KASSABIAN M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled3,184

BURBANK

California

PHILLIP GINSBERG D.O.

Urology

Claims Filled3,072

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

ALBERTO RAMIREZ MD

Urology

Claims Filled2,845

DORADO

Puerto Rico

JAIME FETES PA

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled2,792

CHEEKTOWAGA

New York

LISA DOMAGALA RPA-C

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled2,782

ORCHARD PARK

New York

JOSE ALLENDE M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled2,760

ARECIBO

Puerto Rico

IGOR RYNDIN MD

Urology

Claims Filled2,756

BROOKLYN

New York

RICARDO SAADE M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled2,756

MANATI

Puerto Rico

EDWARD GHEILER MD

Urology

Claims Filled2,570

HIALEAH

Florida

JOHN WON

Urology

Claims Filled2,505

NEW YORK

New York

MIKE CHIANG M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled2,430

VALDOSTA

Georgia

SAPAN POLEPALLE MD

Urology

Claims Filled2,387

BRONX

New York

RAFAEL LOPEZ M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled2,351

WELLINGTON

Florida

KULDIP BEHNIWAL M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled2,296

FRESNO

California

KHOI TANG M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled2,252

GARDEN GROVE

California