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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
NADINE SIDRICK M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled127

SAN DIEGO

California

DAVID PRELUTSKY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled126

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

THOMAS NICHOLSON MD

Colon Rectal Surgery

Claims Filled126

YORK

Pennsylvania

HOI TRINH MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled126

SACRAMENTO

California

JERRY COHEN D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled125

NARBERTH

Pennsylvania

TSOVINAR TEKKELIAN M.D.

Claims Filled123

GLENDALE

California

RONALD WALDRIDGE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled123

SHELBYVILLE

Kentucky

MICHAEL COX M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled123

LIVINGSTON

Tennessee

ROBERT WARD M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled121

TWIN FALLS

Idaho

MICHAEL FREEMAN M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled121

CAPE GIRARDEAU

Missouri

JOSEPH GATHE M.D.

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled121

HOUSTON

Texas

DOUGLAS WEISSMAN MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled120

CORAL SPRINGS

Florida

TIMOTHY SPURLING M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled119

FLORENCE

South Carolina

JERRY BENFIELD MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled119

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

RICHARD AASHEIM M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled118

GREENEVILLE

Tennessee

CLAYTON BARBOUR M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled117

PALM SPRINGS

California

NHAT MAI M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled117

SAN JOSE

California

VINH NGUYEN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled116

EL MONTE

California

NGOC PHAM M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled115

SAN DIEGO

California

DARREN DRUMMOND MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled115

HAMMOND

Louisiana

TRI-DUNG HOANG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled115

SACRAMENTO

California

TRACH DANG M.D.

Legal Medicine

Claims Filled114

SAN JOSE

California

TUAN LE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled113

SAN JOSE

California

LAKHI SAKHRANI M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled113

ALHAMBRA

California

JEFFREY CRIST M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled113

KNOXVILLE

Tennessee