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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
OREL EVERETT M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled103

CORPUS CHRISTI

Texas

WILLIAM HANDELMAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled103

ST PETERSBURG

Florida

HAITHAM AZEM M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled102

BEDFORD

Ohio

KARTIKEY NANAVATI MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled102

MONROE TWP

New Jersey

PAUL FISHMAN MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled102

WHEAT RIDGE

Colorado

KEITH RAPP M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled100

HOUSTON

Texas

DARRELL PLUMAGE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled100

PIERRE

South Dakota

RONALD BRUCE D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled100

ARANSAS PASS

Texas

TONY RUIZ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled100

SAN ANTONIO

Texas

ARLETHA ANDERSON M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled99

DETROIT

Michigan

JOAQUIN MENDEZ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled98

PEMBROKE PINES

Florida

LEONARD ELLISON MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled98

SOUTHFIELD

Michigan

KASTURI ETUKURU M.D.,

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled97

STATEN ISLAND

New York

MICHAEL KLUFAS MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled97

CUMBERLAND

Rhode Island

JAMES RALABATE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled97

STRATFORD

Connecticut

RONALD AMMON MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled97

MONTROSE

New York

SUNIL RAJANI M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled97

BALTIMORE

Maryland

KUMUD JINDAL M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled96

NEW YORK

New York

GARY PROFFETT M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled96

RANCHO MIRAGE

California

JHIN CYNN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled95

BURLINGTON

New Jersey

ITRI EREN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled94

LORAIN

Ohio

CYNTHIA HOLLORAN NP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled93

WOODSVILLE

New Hampshire

ALBERT HERRERA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled92

ALEXANDRIA

Virginia

WILLIAM OSTERBUR MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled92

GREENVILLE

Ohio

KENNETH BIROS DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled91

CANAL FULTON

Ohio