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ENULOSE

Lactulose is a synthetic sugar used to treat constipation. It is broken down in the colon into products that pull water out from the body and into the colon. This water softens stools. Lactulose is also used to reduce the amount of ammonia in the blood of patients with liver disease. It works by drawing ammonia from the blood into the colon where it is removed from the body. More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

264K
Medicare Part D Claims
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 ENULOSE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
KENNETH WRITESEL D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled169

GROVE CITY

Ohio

NARENDER BHARAJ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled164

PARKVILLE

Maryland

MILTON SHAW M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled163

HOUSTON

Texas

REBECCA STRAFFORD M.D,

General Practice

Claims Filled161

GALLIPOLIS

Ohio

CHINH NONG MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled161

MARIANNA

Florida

JERRY ALSTOTT MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled161

SORRENTO

Florida

DAN WATERS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled159

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

ZAFER JAWICH M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled159

JOLIET

Illinois

BRUCE DUFFY D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled157

SALEM

Oregon

ANDREW COLMAN DO

General Practice

Claims Filled157

WESTLAND

Michigan

AVANISH MEHTA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled156

CUMBERLAND

Rhode Island

RICHARD GRANT MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled155

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

KRISHNA PATEL M.D.

Pediatrics

Claims Filled153

WOODBRIDGE

New Jersey

MEENAKSHI PATEL MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled153

CENTERVILLE

Ohio

LAURA GIVENS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled152

HOUSTON

Texas

JERRY WASSERSTEIN D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled152

HOUSTON

Texas

HOOSHANG KIPIANI MD

Claims Filled149

ANDOVER

New Jersey

AMAN AHMED MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled148

CINCINNATI

Ohio

FLORIAN GIES MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled147

GOODING

Idaho

VEENA NAGARSHETH M.D.

Pediatrics

Claims Filled141

PARLIN

New Jersey

OTTO GUTIERREZ D.O.

Adult Medicine

Claims Filled140

SAN ANTONIO

Texas

MANSOOR MAHMOOD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled138

PHELPS

Kentucky

SAIMA SULTAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled138

NEW YORK

New York

ARTHUR CODER D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled137

BROKEN ARROW

Oklahoma

SHOAIB HASHMI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled136

BALTIMORE

Maryland