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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
ALPHONSO BERRY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled136

FARMINGTON HILLS

Michigan

HENRY MIDDLETON MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled134

ALBUQUERQUE

New Mexico

JOHN MURPHY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled133

LEOMINSTER

Massachusetts

JOSEPH ANQUILLARE M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled132

HARTFORD

Connecticut

MICHAEL CAMPOLO DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled131

NEWARK

Ohio

JIMMY DAVIS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled131

TALLADEGA

Alabama

BARBARA AKOTO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled129

DAYTON

Ohio

FARASAT ASHRAF M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled127

ZEBULON

North Carolina

EDMOND KALIFEY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled126

MARKSVILLE

Louisiana

SHAFIQUR RAHMAN MD

Claims Filled126

BROOKLYN

New York

BRIAN POWDERLY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled126

PARKERSBURG

West Virginia

JOSEPH BRENES M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled124

WOLCOTT

Connecticut

WILLIAM PROVINCE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled124

FRANKLIN

Indiana

SATISH CHANDER

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled123

PLEASANT VALLEY

New York

ANIL GARYALI M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled123

HOUSTON

Texas

HUGO MUZZA M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled123

SAN ANTONIO

Texas

MUTHU ARUNACHALAM M.D.,

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled122

LIVINGSTON

New Jersey

JOSEPH MATHEU DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled121

OAK LAWN

Illinois

NIRMALA TUMMALAPENTA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled119

BRONX

New York

M HANI SALAM MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled119

MEDFORD

New York

BRADLEY GOAD DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled118

GALAX

Virginia

ROBERT WHITEHOUSE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled118

RICHMOND HTS

Ohio

JONATHAN SHENK MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled117

HARRISONBURG

Virginia

REBECCA ROSEN MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled116

SANTA BARBARA

California

LAWRENCE DREXLER MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled116

SHREVEPORT

Louisiana