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PROBENECID

Benemid (probenecid) stops the kidneys from saving uric acid, so more uric acid leaves the body when you urinate. It also helps antibiotics like penicillin last longer in the body since it stops penicillin from going into the urine. Source: Iodine  *

*This description is for related drug Benemid

At a Glance: This Drug in 2016

98.8K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 687 of 3393

$4.6M
Retail Cost

Rank: 1231 of 3393

22,405
Patients

Rank: 726 of 3393

20,094
Prescribers

Rank: 630 of 3393

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This Drug's History

Claims

The number of Medicare prescriptions for this drug each year

118K

2012

119K

2013

112K

2014

105K

2015

98.8K

2016

Spending

The total Part D spending on this drug
each year

$4.8M

2012

$5.17M

2013

$4.98M

2014

$4.84M

2015

$4.6M

2016

Average Patient Cost

Average amount that patients paid each year.

$196

2012

$202

2013

$203

2014

$207

2015

$206

2016

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 2,470 10,014 $528K
Texas 1,163 4,849 $217K
Florida 1,244 4,807 $218K
Ohio 993 4,370 $215K
Pennsylvania 944 4,325 $204K
Illinois 892 4,062 $185K
North Carolina 800 3,986 $165K
Michigan 995 3,902 $190K
New York 935 3,885 $186K
Georgia 796 3,803 $144K
Tennessee 734 3,229 $146K
Virginia 601 2,722 $132K
Indiana 594 2,650 $116K
Wisconsin 619 2,639 $146K
Washington 602 2,423 $133K
Massachusetts 551 2,410 $107K
Missouri 450 2,137 $90.6K
South Carolina 446 2,088 $87.9K
Oregon 482 2,065 $111K
Colorado 499 2,058 $104K
Alabama 402 1,748 $76.2K
Minnesota 387 1,590 $90.3K
Kentucky 333 1,583 $65.2K
Mississippi 316 1,582 $52K
Kansas 283 1,413 $56.6K
Louisiana 283 1,371 $52.4K
Arkansas 249 1,366 $48K
Maryland 384 1,361 $73.1K
Arizona 342 1,350 $63.1K
Iowa 267 1,329 $54.3K
New Jersey 372 1,293 $65.6K
Connecticut 226 984 $48K
Oklahoma 219 972 $43.9K
Nebraska 158 838 $29.8K
Idaho 162 712 $32.9K
Nevada 192 709 $32.6K
West Virginia 144 707 $32.9K
Hawaii 188 682 $35.1K
Montana 139 643 $30.4K
Maine 146 579 $32K
New Mexico 151 570 $29.5K
New Hampshire 119 498 $24.4K
Utah 100 419 $21.9K
Delaware 87 350 $15.3K
Vermont 65 298 $18.1K
South Dakota 61 264 $11.6K
Rhode Island 44 215 $9,053
North Dakota 41 207 $7,753
Wyoming 49 206 $9,864
Alaska 18 103 $5,150
District of Columbia 27 94 $5,314
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 PROBENECID

Provider Medicare Claims City State
MARIAN KOWALCZYK MD

Emergency Medicine

Claims Filled125

CHICAGO

Illinois

LEE HEIN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled96

BELLINGHAM

Washington

RODNEY FITZGIBBON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled93

COLUMBIA

South Carolina

FADI ABOU-ISSA MD

Specialist

Claims Filled91

HOUMA

Louisiana

MARK GILLETT M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled89

OLATHE

Kansas

MARY FRANK-TARSI M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled88

GRENADA

Mississippi

WILLIAM WILLIAMS D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled85

CLARKSVILLE

Arkansas

MUJEEB RANGINWALA M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled80

SPRINGFIELD

Ohio

JAMES CREWS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled80

LEXINGTON

Virginia

LANI STOVER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled79

ROBBINSVILLE

North Carolina

RAY VAUGHTERS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled78

AIKEN

South Carolina

ENRIQUE FERNANDEZ MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled77

MIAMI

Florida

JOHN BOWEN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled69

LENOIR

North Carolina

WAYNE HOPPE MD

General Practice

Claims Filled67

BURLINGTON

Colorado

NILADRI PANDA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled65

SPRING CITY

Tennessee

WILLIAM MERCER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled61

WHEELING

West Virginia

SCOTT POLSTER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled60

HICKORY

North Carolina

JEFFERY WARREN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled59

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

DAVID KRULL M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled58

PALMETTO

Florida

AMAURY RODRIGUEZ MD

General Practice

Claims Filled58

SABANA GRANDE

Puerto Rico

SYED RASHID M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled57

MOBERLY

Missouri

MICHAEL KOHEN M.D.

Allergy Immunology

Claims Filled57

DAYTONA BEACH

Florida

CANDIDO DIAZ-CRUZ M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled55

MIAMI

Florida

ANANDARAJ SUBRAMANIUM M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled54

MOUNTAIN VIEW

Arkansas

ARNOLD KOFF MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled53

AVON

Connecticut