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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
CUAUHTEMOC HURTADO M.D

Family Medicine

Claims Filled182

EL PASO

Texas

ALBERTO ALONSO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled181

BELL

California

SHU MAY LEE M.D.

Medical Genetics, PhD Medical Genetics

Claims Filled178

DALY CITY

California

KATHLEEN COULTER CRNP

Nurse Practitioner, Adult Health

Claims Filled177

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

KHALIDA MAHDI

Student in an Organized Health Care Education/Training Program

Claims Filled175

WICHITA

Kansas

LAURO ARTEAGA PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled170

LOS ANGELES

California

DINA DOSCH DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled170

WEXFORD

Pennsylvania

LORNA BIRCH M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled168

CHATTANOOGA

Tennessee

KAMAL SHAMASH MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled166

DALY CITY

California

LISA PHAM

School Social Worker

Claims Filled162

TEMPLE CITY

California

EDUARDO ABDALA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled161

VALLEJO

California

GERARDO SANTOS M.D.

Adult Medicine

Claims Filled159

CORAL GABLES

Florida

AVANI SHAH M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled158

PALMETTO

Florida

CAROL GUESS NP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled148

CHATTANOOGA

Tennessee

SREELATHA TIRUPATHI M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled148

SAINT PETERSBURG

Florida

INES BRACERAS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled147

CORAL GABLES

Florida

LAURA MANTINE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled147

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

TONY WONG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled144

DALY CITY

California

KRISTINA WICK FNP-BC

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled144

CHATTANOOGA

Tennessee

VERA SHERMAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled143

HOMESTEAD

Pennsylvania

SUSAN JOSEPH MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled142

SAN MATEO

California

STEPHEN SEECHARAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled141

OCALA

Florida

VALERIA MORALES M.D.

Student in an Organized Health Care Education/Training Program

Claims Filled139

CHICAGO

Illinois

SHARON GEE CFNP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled139

ALBUQUERQUE

New Mexico

ELIZABETH BOTHFELD NP

Nurse Practitioner, Adult Health

Claims Filled139

MADISON

Wisconsin