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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
ESDRAS LOPEZ MD

Emergency Medicine

Claims Filled268

MIAMI

Florida

RAFAEL CHIONG MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled267

MIAMI

Florida

MIGUEL PEREZ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled265

MIAMI

Florida

MIR A ALIKHAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled261

LAKE WORTH

Florida

LEONARDO ALONSO M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled261

MIAMI

Florida

INGRID MIXTER -LEON M.D.

Claims Filled259

MIAMI

Florida

NIDIA CHEDIAK M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled259

DEERFIELD BEACH

Florida

ROBERTO FERNANDEZ BLAY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled259

PEMBROKE PINES

Florida

JUAN SIMON MD

Neurology

Claims Filled258

MIAMI

Florida

LEO YASON M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled257

BROOKSVILLE

Florida

JOHN BATBOUTA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled257

SPENCER

Massachusetts

YAOLEN BOLANOS MD

Student in an Organized Health Care Education/Training Program

Claims Filled253

MIAMI

Florida

RICHARD POLAKOFF MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled253

LAUDERDALE LAKES

Florida

BRINDA SANJAY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled251

MILFORD

Massachusetts

ALEJANDRO LOYNAZ M.D

Medical Genetics, PhD Medical Genetics

Claims Filled250

MIAMI

Florida

IDALMIS SANTANA-PORBEN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled248

HOMESTEAD

Florida

DIANA BARALT MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled247

MIAMI

Florida

WILLIAM GAINES MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled246

AUBURN

Massachusetts

ARTHUR CARRASCO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled246

DOWNEY

California

LAWRENCE GOTKIN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled245

HALLANDALE BEACH

Florida

AURELIO MITJANS M.D

Specialist

Claims Filled241

HIALEAH

Florida

DAVID MYERS

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled240

METAIRIE

Louisiana

CONRADO BERMUDEZ M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled237

MIAMI

Florida

GLORIA CASAL

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled235

HIALEAH

Florida

CHRISTINE ROZANCE M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled233

SACRAMENTO

California