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XALATAN

Latanoprost reduces high pressure inside the eye. If not treated, the pressure can cause glaucoma and eventual blindness. Source: Iodine  *

*This description is for related drug Latanoprost

At a Glance: This Drug in 2013

64.6K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 743 of 3238

$9.96M
Retail Cost

Rank: 789 of 3238

13,650
Patients

Rank: 803 of 3238

8,894
Prescribers

Rank: 805 of 3238

User Reviews of Related Drug Latanoprost »

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Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
New York 1,687 8,016 $1.31M
California 1,693 7,274 $1.26M
Florida 1,339 6,481 $908K
New Jersey 863 3,900 $678K
Pennsylvania 771 3,847 $563K
Texas 815 3,274 $489K
North Carolina 409 2,143 $293K
Ohio 464 1,889 $314K
Illinois 379 1,884 $294K
Massachusetts 329 1,613 $259K
Michigan 359 1,493 $263K
Georgia 278 1,284 $189K
Maryland 252 1,081 $189K
Virginia 237 1,008 $162K
Arizona 238 991 $165K
Minnesota 168 982 $138K
Hawaii 167 979 $140K
Tennessee 186 847 $132K
Wisconsin 170 803 $126K
Louisiana 202 802 $113K
Oregon 158 795 $106K
Indiana 204 793 $126K
Missouri 160 749 $106K
Washington 156 736 $108K
Kentucky 149 688 $114K
Alabama 141 645 $89.3K
South Carolina 163 619 $85.2K
Iowa 103 617 $79K
Connecticut 127 584 $90.7K
Oklahoma 81 426 $60.9K
Colorado 90 408 $62.5K
West Virginia 73 377 $55.5K
Arkansas 64 296 $38.8K
Kansas 61 274 $36.6K
Mississippi 62 242 $34K
Nevada 60 238 $40K
New Mexico 48 207 $31.2K
Nebraska 39 195 $27.6K
New Hampshire 46 176 $34.2K
Maine 40 175 $35.6K
Rhode Island 35 166 $27.1K
North Dakota 25 165 $19.4K
Delaware 34 140 $28.4K
South Dakota 24 129 $15.3K
Montana 28 114 $14K
Vermont 20 99 $14.4K
District of Columbia 29 92 $14.8K
Utah 29 89 $13.1K
Idaho 18 64 $11.9K
Alaska 14 33 $7,110
Wyoming 11 20 $5,128
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. ProPublica combined that data with additional information released by CMS. The data for 2013 includes nearly 1.4 billion prescriptions written by 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 410,000 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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Top prescribers for XALATAN

Provider Medicare Claims City State
JOSE BENITEZ APONTE MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled203

HUMACAO

Puerto Rico

GREGORY HARMON MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled168

NEW YORK

New York

NORMA BARTON MD PHD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled133

MIAMI

Florida

ANALISA AROSEMENA MD

Specialist

Claims Filled129

CORAL GABLES

Florida

HARVEY MINATOYA MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled125

HONOLULU

Hawaii

ANDRES CORTES MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled119

MIAMI

Florida

DANIEL MESSNER MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled112

SOUTHERN PINES

North Carolina

ALICIA LITCHFIELD M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled102

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

MARTA LOPATYNSKY MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled100

MORRISTOWN

New Jersey

CARLOS BUZNEGO M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled98

MIAMI

Florida

LAURA SIMS MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled96

MIAMI

Florida

CHRISTOPHER FLEMING M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled92

CARY

North Carolina

HERIBERTO MARTINEZ LEBRON

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled92

GUAYAMA

Puerto Rico

JOHN BENEKE MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled91

ORLANDO

Florida

WALFRED TORRES DAVILA MD

Optometrist

Claims Filled91

TOA ALTA

Puerto Rico

JOSEPH CAPRIOLI MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled90

LOS ANGELES

California

GUSTAVO HERNANDEZ M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled89

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

WORLDSTER LEE M D

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled83

HONOLULU

Hawaii

JOSE PIOVANETTI

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled82

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

ROBERT MIRSKY MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled82

WEST ORANGE

New Jersey

NAYDA VEGA MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled81

CAROLINA

Puerto Rico

BRIDGET SUNDELL MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled79

VIRGINIA

Minnesota

BRUCE BERN M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled77

SAN MATEO

California

FRANCISCO MONSERRATE RODRIGUEZ M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled76

RIO PIEDRAS

Puerto Rico

RAFAEL HERNANDEZ M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled74

MIAMI

Florida