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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
MARK HRYNIEWICH MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled233

LEOMINSTER

Massachusetts

FRANCISCO MUGUERCIA M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled232

MIAMI

Florida

FERNANDO ORAMAS M.D

Family Medicine

Claims Filled232

MIAMI

Florida

SAMUEL NODAL

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled231

MIAMI

Florida

ELIZABETH MARTINEZ M.D.

Student in an Organized Health Care Education/Training Program

Claims Filled230

MIAMI

Florida

ARIEL DIAZ MD

Specialist

Claims Filled227

HIALEAH

Florida

JOSE ALLONGO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled226

LOXAHATCHEE

Florida

PETER CHOY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled225

MIAMI

Florida

JOEL ROBERTS D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled224

CLEARWATER

Florida

RAGHU DEVABHAKTUNI MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled223

HUDSON

Florida

JOHN PLATT MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled222

AUBURN

Massachusetts

PILAR WHITE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled222

BOCA RATON

Florida

MANUEL PEREZ-ESPINOSA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled222

MIAMI

Florida

LEANDRO OTERO MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled221

MIAMI

Florida

RAMON CASTILLO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled221

MIAMI

Florida

FREDERICK GEORGIAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled218

WORCESTER

Massachusetts

RAMON GOMEZ-PEREZ MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled218

MIAMI

Florida

SHUBHADA JAVLEKAR MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled218

WORCESTER

Massachusetts

MANUEL GARCIA-HERRAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled217

NORTH MIAMI BEACH

Florida

RICARDO MARTINEZ MD

General Practice

Claims Filled216

MIAMI

Florida

ALINA NODAL MD

Specialist

Claims Filled215

MIAMI

Florida

VIJAY VAKHARIA MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled215

SUNRISE

Florida

STEVEN RAPP M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled214

HALLANDALE BEACH

Florida

JOLLY JOSE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled213

BRANDON

Florida

ARTURO SUAREZ

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled213

HIALEAH

Florida