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Prescriber Checkup » LORAZEPAM

LORAZEPAM

Treats anxiety, anxiety with depression, and insomnia (trouble sleeping). This medicine is a benzodiazepine. More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

630K
Medicare Part D Claims
$11.3M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
Florida 155,456 $1.38M
California 125,424 $1.8M
Ohio 99,888 $2.12M
Massachusetts 59,639 $896K
Pennsylvania 40,384 $442K
New York 33,627 $479K
Kentucky 27,657 $341K
Puerto Rico 24,722 $377K
Georgia 23,492 $299K
Texas 18,991 $197K
West Virginia 18,708 $303K
Minnesota 18,047 $190K
Arizona 17,328 $237K
Indiana 14,125 $198K
Louisiana 13,983 $77.4K
Virginia 13,334 $175K
South Carolina 10,062 $122K
Nevada 9,939 $79.8K
North Carolina 9,820 $119K
Wisconsin 9,072 $112K
Missouri 8,889 $106K
Michigan 8,000 $99.1K
Maryland 7,193 $122K
New Jersey 6,766 $95.3K
Rhode Island 6,503 $56.4K
Oklahoma 6,007 $102K
Connecticut 5,875 $63.5K
Tennessee 5,765 $72.7K
Illinois 5,682 $71K
Washington 4,902 $56.9K
New Mexico 4,403 $79.8K
Colorado 3,512 $46.2K
Kansas 3,439 $36.6K
Maine 3,025 $44.7K
Alabama 2,868 $31.9K
Iowa 2,666 $28.1K
Oregon 2,602 $31.5K
New Hampshire 2,552 $28.4K
Delaware 2,369 $42.6K
Hawaii 2,168 $30K
North Dakota 1,777 $10.5K
Arkansas 1,688 $21.1K
Mississippi 1,671 $19.1K
Utah 1,495 $18.4K
Idaho 1,481 $20.1K
Nebraska 1,453 $16.2K
Vermont 1,013 $10.5K
Montana 801 $8,520
South Dakota 364 $4,164
Wyoming 187 $2,377
Alaska 158 $2,102
District of Columbia 139 $1,495
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 LORAZEPAM

Provider Medicare Claims City State
JAMES JONES MD PA

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

ORANGE

Texas

CARMEN NAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

SPRING HILL

Florida

BENNETT ASPEL MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled50

SUDBURY

Massachusetts

RONALD NUDELMAR MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled50

LOS ANGELES

California

MICHELLE MURRAY M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

ALEXANDRIA

Kentucky

ADALINE ZALKIN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

SARASOTA

Florida

RODNEY MAGARGLE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

CAMP HILL

Pennsylvania

MICHAEL LINZ MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

FAIRLAWN

Ohio

KAREN PRIDA M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

MIAMI

Florida

JAY STINE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

HAINES CITY

Florida

WALTER ZANT MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

MADISON

Georgia

PRATURI SHARMA M.D>

Psychiatry

Claims Filled50

DELRAY BEACH

Florida

KATHRYN COOKE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

WEBSTER

Texas

THAD SCHILLING M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

MEDFORD

Massachusetts

WIQAR SHEIKH M.D.

Adult Medicine

Claims Filled50

NORTH LAUDERDALE

Florida

MOHAMMEDREZA NIKTASH MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

TROY

Ohio

GARY GREGO M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

NAPOLEON

Ohio

CLYDE MITCHELL MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

BUCKHANNON

West Virginia

THOMAS CORBETT M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

DEVILS LAKE

North Dakota

PRASHANTHA HOLLA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

WORCESTER

Massachusetts

LOUIS ESCANDON MD

General Practice

Claims Filled50

LOS ANGELES

California

MOUNIR EL HAYEK M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

YOUNGSTOWN

Ohio

ELAINE GRODIN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

FOUNTAIN VALLEY

California

MARJORIE CARO MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled50

MIAMI

Florida

ROBERT STAHLMAN DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

DALLAS

Texas