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PRANDIN

Treats type 2 diabetes. Used together with a proper diet and exercise to help control high blood sugar. More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

275K
Medicare Part D Claims
$95.3M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
New York 65,683 $16.9M
Pennsylvania 62,679 $16.1M
California 45,308 $12M
New Jersey 38,774 $9.81M
Florida 23,365 $5.75M
Texas 15,035 $4.17M
Ohio 9,921 $2.84M
Illinois 9,784 $2.57M
North Carolina 6,868 $1.69M
Michigan 6,785 $1.93M
Georgia 6,490 $1.56M
Massachusetts 6,101 $1.71M
Maryland 4,852 $1.36M
Tennessee 4,513 $1.2M
Puerto Rico 4,429 $774K
Virginia 4,385 $1.11M
Wisconsin 3,711 $959K
South Carolina 3,623 $847K
Louisiana 3,475 $895K
Indiana 3,206 $868K
Kentucky 2,952 $811K
Hawaii 2,790 $875K
Missouri 2,738 $657K
Connecticut 2,407 $643K
Mississippi 2,165 $488K
Arizona 2,072 $588K
West Virginia 2,027 $547K
Alabama 2,023 $468K
Minnesota 1,954 $581K
Arkansas 1,866 $434K
Oklahoma 1,684 $439K
Washington 1,521 $380K
Rhode Island 1,429 $331K
Delaware 1,366 $440K
Kansas 1,287 $339K
Iowa 1,253 $269K
Oregon 1,223 $292K
District of Columbia 1,028 $233K
Colorado 893 $231K
Nevada 892 $247K
Nebraska 847 $178K
New Hampshire 582 $167K
New Mexico 505 $120K
Maine 439 $131K
Idaho 337 $82.1K
Utah 333 $80.4K
South Dakota 280 $56.3K
Vermont 242 $70.6K
North Dakota 121 $29.7K
Montana 109 $23.7K
Alaska 97 $10.7K
Wyoming 54 $12.3K
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 PRANDIN

Provider Medicare Claims City State
SWARNA VARMA M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled564

BRIDGEVILLE

Pennsylvania

MICHAEL LIN MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled471

SAN GABRIEL

California

MATIN SHARAFATKHAH M.D

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled462

BROOKLYN

New York

GERALD GOLTZ M.D.

Claims Filled445

SEWICKLEY

Pennsylvania

ESTHER KRUG M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled379

BALTIMORE

Maryland

KAUSHIK PATEL M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled311

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

NELLY LOO MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled307

NEW YORK

New York

GILBERTO GASTELL M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled303

UNION CITY

New Jersey

WEI WANG MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled301

MONTEREY PARK

California

LAZARO GARCIA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled298

MIAMI

Florida

NORMAN FREY DO

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled281

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

SHELDON NASSBERG M.D., F.A.C.E.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled281

FORT LAUDERDALE

Florida

TAMER YACOUB M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled267

FALL RIVER

Massachusetts

REKHA SEHGAL M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled264

VINELAND

New Jersey

JEFFREY RUSSELL M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled256

ASHEVILLE

North Carolina

INNA PILDYSH DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled245

BROOKLYN

New York

DALJIT SINGH M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled238

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

ARTOON ARAKEL M.D

Family Medicine

Claims Filled232

GLENDALE

California

SEAN NIKRAVAN MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled226

FULLERTON

California

ALEKSANDR LIVSHITS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled224

BROOKLYN

New York

SANG BAIK

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled221

LOS ANGELES

California

DAVID THIMONS D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled215

BEAVER FALLS

Pennsylvania

JACINTO CASAS

Family Medicine

Claims Filled214

BRONX

New York

ARMINE NAZARYAN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled213

GLENDALE

California

ZHANNA GALPERUN MD

Adult Medicine

Claims Filled212

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania