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LACTULOSE

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

195K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 530 of 3362

$3.21M
Retail Cost

Rank: 1124 of 3362

37,929
Patients

Rank: 602 of 3362

17,391
Prescribers

Rank: 649 of 3362

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This Drug's History

Claims

The number of Medicare prescriptions for this drug each year

146K

2011

104K

2012

218K

2013

195K

2014

164K

2015

Spending

The total Part D spending on this drug
each year

$2.7M

2011

$1.97M

2012

$4.25M

2013

$3.21M

2014

$2.69M

2015

Average Patient Cost

Average amount that patients without a low-income subsidy paid each year.

$15

2011

$15

2012

$19

2013

$22

2014

$21

2015

Note: While the rest of this page displays data from 2014, the charts above display data through 2015, from a special release by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
Florida 6,386 26,278 $379K
New York 3,661 18,561 $320K
Ohio 1,933 15,882 $277K
New Jersey 2,229 13,461 $168K
Illinois 1,878 12,422 $216K
Massachusetts 1,943 10,440 $195K
Michigan 1,687 10,364 $173K
Pennsylvania 1,551 7,796 $125K
California 1,752 7,608 $121K
Texas 2,155 7,335 $134K
Connecticut 1,255 5,972 $123K
Missouri 679 4,923 $81.7K
North Carolina 875 4,725 $86.3K
Louisiana 1,136 4,033 $61.9K
Washington 613 3,795 $62.3K
Maryland 764 3,678 $52K
Wisconsin 635 3,616 $62.3K
Rhode Island 463 3,081 $54.6K
West Virginia 358 2,756 $40.6K
Oklahoma 497 2,468 $45.7K
Maine 329 2,419 $33.9K
New Hampshire 399 2,263 $37.5K
Indiana 422 2,099 $43.8K
Colorado 307 1,807 $29.9K
Oregon 327 1,805 $36.7K
South Dakota 177 1,779 $32.5K
Idaho 197 1,695 $28.2K
New Mexico 422 1,655 $27K
Kansas 233 1,383 $19.5K
Kentucky 263 1,094 $17.4K
Delaware 115 733 $9,687
Tennessee 214 669 $9,712
South Carolina 181 632 $10.8K
Minnesota 103 629 $11.2K
Georgia 266 617 $10.5K
Virginia 194 490 $6,865
Iowa 82 439 $8,539
Montana 50 402 $7,214
Alabama 146 399 $6,041
Vermont 85 378 $6,319
District of Columbia 81 319 $4,522
Arizona 128 279 $3,707
Nebraska 39 179 $2,816
Wyoming 20 125 $2,223
Arkansas 35 97 $2,400
Hawaii 24 68 $884
Nevada 36 63 $989
Mississippi 36 62 $760
Alaska 11 58 $850
North Dakota 18 53 $567
Utah 19 34 $626
About This Data

Prescribing data from Medicare’s prescription drug benefit, known as Part D, was compiled and released by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the federal agency that oversees the program. The data for 2014 includes more than 1.4 billion prescriptions written by more than 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 428,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost three-fourths of these prescriptions went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients. Methodology »

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