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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
AUXI PEACHEY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled512

MIAMI

Florida

JOSE CARDENAS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled498

HIALEAH

Florida

CIRILO GONZALEZ MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled494

MIAMI

Florida

JORGE ABAD MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled476

MIAMI

Florida

MICHELLE MENDOZA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled475

EL PASO

Texas

RICARDO MARTINEZ

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled475

MIAMI

Florida

LUIS FERNANDEZ D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled473

MIAMI

Florida

JOSEFINA FONTANILLS

Family Medicine

Claims Filled471

MIAMI

Florida

ARTURO SUAREZ

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled469

HIALEAH

Florida

MARIO SIERVO M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled468

MIAMI

Florida

LAZARO CALVINO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled464

HIALEAH

Florida

SOLANGEL GARCIA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled463

MIAMI

Florida

RAMON GOMEZ-PEREZ MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled450

MIAMI

Florida

GLORIA CASAL

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled439

HIALEAH

Florida

DIANIK MARTINEZ M.D

Family Medicine

Claims Filled435

RICHMOND HILL

New York

LUIS FELIPE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled423

MIAMI

Florida

MARC OSTER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled416

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

DIRK SMITH M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled415

VINCENNES

Indiana

ELIZABETH MARTINEZ M.D.

Student in an Organized Health Care Education/Training Program

Claims Filled411

MIAMI

Florida

MARIA BETANCOURT

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled402

MIAMI

Florida

MARIA FERNANDEZ

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled398

MIAMI

Florida

ELENA PERNASWAECHTER

Family Medicine

Claims Filled397

MIAMI

Florida

MATTHEW BISCOTTI M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled392

CINCINNATI

Ohio

JOSE GARCIA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled389

MIAMI

Florida

ANANDREET SEKHON MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled383

EL PASO

Texas