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Prescriber Checkup » DIPHENOXYLATE-ATROPINE

DIPHENOXYLATE-ATROPINE

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

753K
Medicare Part D Claims
$11.1M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 111,050 $1.69M
Florida 43,417 $635K
Texas 42,856 $521K
Pennsylvania 38,761 $611K
Ohio 36,407 $671K
Illinois 25,763 $373K
New York 25,714 $466K
North Carolina 25,260 $334K
Michigan 24,438 $406K
Georgia 23,939 $317K
Tennessee 22,585 $273K
Indiana 20,501 $329K
Alabama 19,209 $193K
New Jersey 19,192 $295K
Missouri 18,001 $271K
Kentucky 17,603 $246K
Louisiana 16,473 $165K
Virginia 15,020 $210K
Arizona 14,660 $238K
Wisconsin 13,858 $248K
Massachusetts 13,583 $225K
Washington 12,561 $198K
South Carolina 11,735 $153K
Minnesota 11,462 $202K
Mississippi 10,958 $101K
Oklahoma 10,761 $140K
Oregon 10,294 $180K
Colorado 8,346 $177K
Connecticut 8,338 $135K
Arkansas 7,896 $86.7K
West Virginia 7,411 $97.5K
Maryland 7,162 $120K
Iowa 7,161 $98.4K
Kansas 6,988 $92.3K
Nebraska 5,028 $56.1K
Nevada 4,488 $72.9K
Utah 4,382 $62.4K
Maine 4,084 $71.6K
Idaho 3,537 $54.7K
New Mexico 3,358 $44.6K
New Hampshire 2,963 $55.1K
Rhode Island 2,708 $40.5K
Montana 2,200 $33.7K
Hawaii 2,172 $31.7K
Vermont 1,928 $27.9K
South Dakota 1,779 $27.1K
Delaware 1,705 $30.3K
Wyoming 1,038 $12.9K
North Dakota 898 $12.6K
Alaska 528 $8,291
District of Columbia 515 $8,200
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 2012 includes more than 1.2 billion prescriptions written by nearly 1.5 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 382,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost three-fourths went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients. Methodology »

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Top prescribers for DIPHENOXYLATE-ATROPINE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
GABRIEL TANSON M.D.,

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

STOCKTON

California

RAJAB ABUKHADRAH M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled50

CLERMONT

Florida

VIJAYKUMAR PATEL M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

DELANO

California

ANNA HORSTMAN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

KALIDA

Ohio

DANIEL HERMAN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

VINCENNES

Indiana

STEVEN JOHNSON MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled50

AURORA

Colorado

ROBERT YAMANE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

ASHLAND

Oregon

JEFFREY SAYLOR MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

GUNTERSVILLE

Alabama

JEFFREY HOFER M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled50

OWENSBORO

Kentucky

JAMES CUNNINGHAM MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled50

WAUWATOSA

Wisconsin

MAX MERCADO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

GARY FELDMAN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled50

SAN FRANCISCO

California

SCOTT SCHLACHTER D.O.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled50

BRICK

New Jersey

WILLIAM BLAISDELL MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

SEYMOUR

Indiana

RICHARD HAHN MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled50

WASHINGTON

Pennsylvania

CHARLES HENDRIX, JR. M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

VINCENNES

Indiana

THAI NGUYEN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

LOS ANGELES

California

CARLOS CASAS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

LAREDO

Texas

MATTHEW APTER MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled50

MAITLAND

Florida

THOMAS LEE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

HARTFORD CITY

Indiana

ROBERT HAMMER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

TERRY SLAYMAN M.D

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

WESTERVILLE

Ohio

JULIAN MCKENNEY DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

SUFFOLK

Virginia

MOHAMMAD YAMANI M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

CLEARWATER

Florida

RAJKUMAR WARRIER MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled50

ASHLAND

Kentucky