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XALATAN

Treats glaucoma. More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

2.93M
Medicare Part D Claims
$112M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
New York 107,555 $12.3M
California 94,931 $11.2M
Florida 92,838 $9.61M
Texas 71,515 $7.91M
Pennsylvania 48,994 $5.27M
Puerto Rico 40,520 $3.92M
Ohio 34,264 $4.13M
Illinois 33,126 $3.67M
New Jersey 30,798 $3.49M
Minnesota 29,186 $3.14M
North Carolina 27,752 $2.96M
Massachusetts 24,471 $2.82M
Georgia 23,590 $2.47M
Michigan 21,511 $2.45M
Virginia 20,821 $2.32M
Tennessee 19,815 $2.14M
Louisiana 18,204 $1.96M
Alabama 17,177 $1.74M
Missouri 16,508 $1.73M
Wisconsin 15,553 $1.69M
Washington 15,220 $1.72M
Iowa 14,774 $1.5M
Indiana 14,491 $1.6M
Mississippi 13,586 $1.35M
South Carolina 13,431 $1.44M
Maryland 13,269 $1.63M
Oregon 11,697 $1.31M
Arizona 11,694 $1.42M
Kentucky 10,503 $1.16M
Oklahoma 10,091 $1.07M
Connecticut 9,864 $1.08M
Arkansas 9,690 $981K
Hawaii 8,245 $1.02M
Nebraska 8,042 $820K
Kansas 7,428 $788K
Colorado 6,610 $749K
West Virginia 5,977 $651K
New Mexico 4,570 $512K
North Dakota 4,323 $440K
Rhode Island 3,920 $409K
Nevada 3,765 $440K
Maine 3,674 $444K
Montana 3,376 $353K
Utah 2,973 $330K
South Dakota 2,971 $294K
Idaho 2,862 $322K
Delaware 2,599 $332K
New Hampshire 2,374 $273K
District of Columbia 1,802 $208K
Vermont 1,695 $190K
Wyoming 1,024 $109K
Alaska 668 $81.9K
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 XALATAN

Provider Medicare Claims City State
ZUHAIR SHIHAB MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled394

LUBBOCK

Texas

DEBORAH ALEXANDER M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled393

WESLACO

Texas

DANIEL GOLDMAN M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled392

PASADENA

Texas

ADAM LISH MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled392

BROOKLYN

New York

FRANK COTTER M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled388

ROANOKE

Virginia

NORMAN JAFFE MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled388

AVENTURA

Florida

STANLEY KIM M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled387

LOS ANGELES

California

DANIEL MESSNER MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled384

SOUTHERN PINES

North Carolina

ESI MAIL PHARMACY SERVICE INC

Suppliers, Mail Order Pharmacy

Claims Filled380

BENSALEM

Pennsylvania

HARRY PAPPAS M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled380

ALTAMONTE SPRINGS

Florida

EUGENIO CANDAL MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled379

WORCESTER

Massachusetts

EDWARD CHANG MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled378

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

ISAM ZAKHOUR M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled376

FLORENCE

South Carolina

GEORGE HYMAN MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled376

BROOKLYN

New York

GARLAN LO M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled374

HACIENDA HEIGHTS

California

MICHAEL KOREY M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled374

CHICAGO

Illinois

JACOB PLOTKIN M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled373

BROWNSVILLE

Texas

RAYMOND REICH MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled373

BROOKLYN

New York

MARK WEISS MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled373

TULSA

Oklahoma

MICHAEL COLEMAN M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled370

GREENWOOD

Mississippi

ARTHUR LU MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled368

WESTMINSTER

California

STANLEY WALKER MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled367

ROBBINSDALE

Minnesota

DAVID BALL M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled366

W DES MOINES

Iowa

WILLIAM WALTON M.D.

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled365

MORGANTON

North Carolina

DENNIS CHUCK MD

Ophthalmology

Claims Filled365

POMONA

California