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DIPHENOXYLATE-ATROPINE

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AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

577K
Medicare Part D Claims
$15.1M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 147,083 $2.29M
Texas 62,774 $838K
Florida 59,743 $896K
Pennsylvania 47,846 $850K
Ohio 42,707 $815K
Georgia 34,008 $520K
Tennessee 33,424 $435K
North Carolina 32,115 $500K
Illinois 31,183 $471K
New York 30,995 $581K
Michigan 26,272 $467K
Alabama 25,040 $291K
Indiana 24,915 $415K
Kentucky 23,690 $350K
Missouri 23,291 $407K
Louisiana 22,629 $250K
New Jersey 21,089 $279K
Virginia 19,328 $272K
Arizona 18,383 $276K
South Carolina 16,656 $235K
Wisconsin 16,103 $310K
Washington 15,819 $259K
Massachusetts 15,790 $266K
Mississippi 15,204 $171K
Oklahoma 14,677 $221K
Arkansas 12,809 $171K
Minnesota 12,189 $223K
Oregon 11,697 $202K
Colorado 10,601 $224K
West Virginia 9,785 $146K
Iowa 9,730 $152K
Kansas 9,213 $144K
Connecticut 8,764 $137K
Maryland 8,490 $150K
Nebraska 7,084 $92.2K
Nevada 6,794 $108K
Utah 6,266 $93.6K
New Mexico 4,904 $66.2K
Maine 4,475 $87.8K
Idaho 4,435 $72.9K
Rhode Island 4,015 $56.7K
Hawaii 3,336 $50.4K
New Hampshire 3,272 $62.5K
Puerto Rico 3,219 $23.5K
Montana 2,847 $46.4K
South Dakota 2,288 $41.2K
Vermont 2,190 $35.6K
Delaware 1,874 $36.2K
Wyoming 1,437 $19K
North Dakota 1,197 $19.4K
District of Columbia 667 $11.3K
Alaska 652 $11.8K
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 DIPHENOXYLATE-ATROPINE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
HIEU N TRAM MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled142

WESTMINSTER

California

LARRY SKELTON M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled142

MOUNDVILLE

Alabama

MICHAEL MUSCARI DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled140

OCEANA

West Virginia

CRAIG HARRIS MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled139

WETLAKE

Ohio

THERESA THANH NGUYEN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled139

WESTMINSTER

California

HAI NGUYEN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled138

SAN JOSE

California

KENNETH BERDICK M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled138

FORT MYERS

Florida

GUY ORANGIO MD

Colon Rectal Surgery

Claims Filled137

NEW ORLEANS

Louisiana

DAT HUYNH M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled136

SAN JOSE

California

HEMCHAND KOLLI M.D

Adolescent Medicine

Claims Filled136

HEMET

California

JAE YOO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled135

LOS ANGELES

California

MOSES HYUN MD

Claims Filled135

LOS ANGELES

California

FADI SABA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled135

ST PETERSBURG

Florida

YOUNG-JIK LEE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled135

LOS ANGELES

California

PHUONG DANG MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled134

OAKLAND

California

TUNG LAI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled134

SAN DIEGO

California

JAMES AGRESTI DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled133

NUTLEY

New Jersey

JAMES FELTT M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled132

VINCENNES

Indiana

WEI WANG MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled131

MONTEREY PARK

California

KAIN KUMAR M.D., PHD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled131

PALMDALE

California

TUAN PHAN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled129

SAN JOSE

California

SON LE M.D.

Claims Filled128

ROSEMEAD

California

KAREEM ABU-ELMAGD MD

Transplant Surgery

Claims Filled128

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

ROBERT SHAFFER M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled128

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

YEN DOAN M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled128

LOS ANGELES

California