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MOVIPREP

Used to clean out the intestines before certain bowel exam procedures such as colonoscopy or barium enema X-rays. It is a laxative that works by drawing large amounts of water into the colon. This effect results in watery bowel movements. Clearing stool from the intestines helps your doctor to better examine the intestines during your procedure. More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

162K
Medicare Part D Claims
$12.7M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 26,699 $1.53M
Texas 18,496 $1.08M
New York 17,517 $1.03M
Florida 17,197 $1M
Pennsylvania 9,844 $575K
Illinois 8,427 $500K
New Jersey 8,414 $491K
Georgia 8,305 $489K
Ohio 7,614 $445K
North Carolina 7,564 $441K
Kentucky 7,061 $415K
Arizona 5,575 $324K
Washington 4,878 $285K
Indiana 4,668 $273K
Louisiana 4,470 $260K
Virginia 4,122 $241K
Maryland 4,103 $241K
Connecticut 3,858 $226K
Oklahoma 3,818 $224K
Alabama 3,224 $189K
Missouri 3,148 $184K
South Carolina 3,007 $175K
Wisconsin 2,854 $167K
Mississippi 2,658 $155K
Tennessee 2,649 $155K
Arkansas 2,608 $153K
Colorado 2,599 $152K
Nevada 2,426 $141K
Massachusetts 2,252 $132K
Michigan 2,169 $127K
Minnesota 1,859 $112K
Nebraska 1,838 $108K
Utah 1,630 $95.6K
Iowa 1,508 $88.2K
Oregon 1,494 $87.3K
West Virginia 1,106 $64.8K
New Mexico 886 $51.9K
New Hampshire 872 $50.9K
Montana 758 $44.5K
Kansas 540 $31.6K
Delaware 501 $29.3K
Alaska 455 $27.9K
Vermont 318 $18.5K
Hawaii 279 $17.1K
Maine 190 $11.1K
South Dakota 153 $8,971
Idaho 142 $8,340
North Dakota 131 $7,815
District of Columbia 130 $7,644
Rhode Island 112 $6,561
Wyoming 100 $5,942
Puerto Rico 32 $1,859
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 MOVIPREP

Provider Medicare Claims City State
JOHN FLETCHER M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled58

SHERMAN

Texas

ROBERT LEVINSON M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled58

NEWARK

New Jersey

JOHN KIM MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled58

FLUSHING

New York

AHMAD KHALIFA M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled58

FORT WORTH

Texas

ERIC ASNIS M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled58

BERLIN

Vermont

MONTGOMERY HEGEWALD M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled58

TRAVERSE CITY

Michigan

LOUIS WILSON MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled58

WICHITA FALLS

Texas

DAVID RODRIGUEZ M.D.

Colon Rectal Surgery

Claims Filled58

SACRAMENTO

California

ROBERT SUDDUTH M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled58

SILVERDALE

Washington

SEZEN ALTUG M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled58

WEBSTER

Texas

GREGORY BLITZ MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled58

INDIANAPOLIS

Indiana

SUBODH LAL MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled58

AUSTELL

Georgia

MICHAEL DELISSIO M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled58

CARY

North Carolina

YAKOV GITIN MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled58

ATLANTIS

Florida

MITCHELL FLAXMAN M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled58

JUPITER

Florida

UMESH SHAH M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled58

CHINO

California

JOHN HONG MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled58

FALLBROOK

California

KEITH HARRIS MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled57

ROSEBURG

Oregon

FRANK MERIANO M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled57

HOUSTON

Texas

NIKHIL DESHPANDE MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled57

SOMERS POINT

New Jersey

RAY KEATE M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled57

RICHMOND

Virginia

KALEEM AHMED M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled57

FORT WAYNE

Indiana

GREGORY SALZMAN M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled57

CRESTVIEW HILLS

Kentucky

NEZAR SHOBASSY MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled57

PORT ARTHUR

Texas

CAROL STRAUSS RPAC

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled57

ROCHESTER

New York