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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
MAYOBANEX TORRES-VERAS M.D.

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Primary Care

Claims Filled213

HIALEAH

Florida

NORMA BENITEZ MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled212

FT LAUDERDALE

Florida

KENNETH BROWN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled211

POMONA

California

RODOLFO DUMENIGO M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled210

MIAMI BEACH

Florida

FRANK MONTE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled209

METAIRIE

Louisiana

PEDRO PORTAL M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled206

MIAMI BEACH

Florida

RAMON GUTIERREZ MD

Claims Filled203

MIAMI

Florida

JOSE ESNARD M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled202

MIAMI

Florida

JUAN AGUILAR-CHACON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled201

MIAMI

Florida

JAMES ROONEY M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled200

METAIRIE

Louisiana

PEDRO SERRANT M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled200

SLIDELL

Louisiana

VICENTE GARCIA-ALVAREZ M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled200

MIAMI

Florida

GARY MARSIGLIA D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled199

COMSTOCK PARK

Michigan

COLEEN ELLIS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled199

PALMETTO

Florida

MANUEL SANCHEZ MD

General Practice

Claims Filled199

HIALEAH

Florida

JOSEPH LEMAIRE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled199

MIAMI BEACH

Florida

OSCAR CANOSA M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled197

MIAMI

Florida

JORGE VENEREO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled196

MIAMI

Florida

HANIMI CHALLA M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled196

OCALA

Florida

RAMON CARRILLO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled196

CORAL GABLES

Florida

ELENA PERNASWAECHTER

Family Medicine

Claims Filled194

MIAMI

Florida

LAURA MANTINE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled194

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

VALERIA ASIMENIOS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled194

LAS VEGAS

Nevada

JOSEFINA FONTANILLS

Family Medicine

Claims Filled193

MIAMI

Florida

LUIS FERNANDEZ D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled192

MIAMI

Florida