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Prescriber Checkup » LORATADINE

LORATADINE

Treats allergy (hay fever) symptoms and hives. This medicine is an antihistamine. More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

293K
Medicare Part D Claims
$2.02M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
Florida 53,997 $227K
California 27,406 $200K
Puerto Rico 26,312 $171K
Michigan 21,179 $168K
Pennsylvania 15,464 $126K
Kentucky 14,313 $97.5K
Ohio 9,832 $69.9K
Wisconsin 9,263 $78.3K
Indiana 9,206 $70.7K
Massachusetts 8,170 $69.2K
Georgia 7,803 $55.3K
Texas 7,452 $64.5K
Missouri 7,290 $54.6K
Minnesota 6,558 $60.1K
Oregon 6,141 $52.6K
Washington 5,497 $39.4K
South Carolina 5,490 $41.6K
Tennessee 4,565 $34.4K
New York 4,415 $43.3K
North Carolina 4,096 $33.1K
Kansas 3,677 $26.7K
Virginia 3,481 $24.9K
Iowa 2,700 $17.8K
Maryland 2,388 $19.3K
Illinois 2,352 $18.2K
West Virginia 2,247 $16.2K
Nebraska 2,054 $15.3K
Colorado 1,300 $10.3K
Arkansas 1,279 $8,468
Alabama 1,209 $8,909
Arizona 1,166 $9,835
Rhode Island 1,157 $8,551
New Jersey 1,051 $8,392
Vermont 979 $8,068
Connecticut 979 $7,308
Louisiana 934 $7,218
Delaware 835 $6,959
Mississippi 672 $4,445
Nevada 648 $4,688
District of Columbia 585 $4,279
New Mexico 503 $3,392
Oklahoma 481 $3,960
New Hampshire 479 $3,886
Montana 416 $2,765
South Dakota 409 $3,323
Idaho 384 $3,255
Hawaii 269 $3,571
Utah 266 $2,121
Maine 188 $1,638
North Dakota 179 $1,252
Wyoming 162 $1,140
Alaska 122 $816
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 LORATADINE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
MARY PELL D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled56

WYOMING

Michigan

KATHY PULDA MS, APRN, GNP, BC

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled54

WORCESTER

Massachusetts

JASON AURIEMMA M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled86

WOODLAND

California

MICHAEL PIRRUCCELLO MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled51

WOODLAND

California

YOSLAINE DIAZ M.D

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Primary Care

Claims Filled251

WOODHAVEN

New York

ANGEL PEREZ MEDICAL DOCTOR

Family Medicine

Claims Filled83

WILMINGTON

California

KHALIDA MAHDI

Student in an Organized Health Care Education/Training Program

Claims Filled175

WICHITA

Kansas

DINA DOSCH DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled170

WEXFORD

Pennsylvania

THAI NGUYEN M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled75

WESTMINSTER

California

THAI NGUYEN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled89

WESTMINSTER

California

ADELE MOUSSAS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

WEST SACRAMENTO

California

JAMES FREDERICK MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled61

WEST LIBERTY

Kentucky

LUNINGNING REGALADO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled59

WAYNE

Michigan

DONALD CURTIS MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled121

VIRGINIA BEACH

Virginia

DIRK SMITH M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled415

VINCENNES

Indiana

GABRIEL CHUA M.D.

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Clinic/Center

Claims Filled120

VALLEJO

California

EDUARDO ABDALA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled161

VALLEJO

California

VOLTAIRE VELARDE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled209

VALLEJO

California

JAIME SINGZON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled103

VALLEJO

California

WASFA JAHANGIRI MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

VALLEJO

California

FRANCISCO JIMENEZ M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled53

UPLAND

California

HEATHER VEGA D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled78

UNIONTOWN

Pennsylvania

RAVINDRAN NADARAJAH MD

Specialist

Claims Filled121

UNIONTOWN

Pennsylvania

DAVID WENSEL DO

Hospice and Palliative Medicine

Claims Filled96

TOPEKA

Kansas

CHARLES NELSON MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled63

TOPEKA

Kansas