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CARAFATE

Treats ulcers and other stomach problems. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2013

411K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 374 of 3238

$66.4M
Retail Cost

Rank: 296 of 3238

155,715
Patients

Rank: 325 of 3238

79,510
Prescribers

Rank: 280 of 3238

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Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
New York 11,594 32,664 $5.52M
Texas 12,414 28,644 $4.89M
California 10,576 27,103 $4.64M
Florida 11,641 26,075 $4.17M
Pennsylvania 8,344 24,304 $3.94M
Ohio 6,393 19,303 $3.14M
New Jersey 6,400 18,251 $2.95M
North Carolina 6,532 16,558 $2.72M
Georgia 5,818 15,104 $2.5M
Alabama 4,487 11,408 $1.8M
Illinois 3,931 11,160 $1.78M
Louisiana 3,891 10,664 $1.64M
Virginia 3,669 9,995 $1.58M
Tennessee 3,666 9,044 $1.56M
Kentucky 3,180 9,013 $1.55M
Michigan 3,777 8,587 $1.47M
Arkansas 2,651 8,289 $1.41M
Massachusetts 3,052 7,747 $1.43M
Mississippi 2,566 6,947 $1.27M
Indiana 2,699 6,903 $1.16M
Missouri 2,309 6,095 $931K
Minnesota 1,996 5,716 $825K
Oklahoma 2,017 5,609 $977K
South Carolina 2,395 5,461 $920K
Wisconsin 1,948 5,357 $845K
Maryland 1,864 5,051 $786K
Connecticut 1,766 4,871 $805K
Washington 1,580 3,955 $633K
Kansas 1,168 3,832 $540K
Iowa 1,033 3,624 $528K
Colorado 1,558 3,581 $642K
Arizona 1,738 3,505 $603K
West Virginia 1,303 3,443 $637K
Oregon 1,127 2,630 $434K
Nebraska 625 2,001 $284K
Maine 675 1,971 $344K
Rhode Island 534 1,859 $293K
New Mexico 654 1,513 $278K
Utah 641 1,500 $224K
New Hampshire 566 1,448 $242K
Nevada 680 1,309 $214K
Idaho 495 1,299 $183K
Montana 321 895 $138K
South Dakota 249 842 $118K
Delaware 282 635 $103K
North Dakota 196 604 $72.8K
Vermont 161 533 $90.8K
Hawaii 198 528 $102K
Wyoming 173 426 $66.4K
District of Columbia 166 380 $50.1K
Alaska 133 285 $62.7K
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 CARAFATE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
JOSE FELICIANO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled53

HUMACAO

Puerto Rico

HOWARD WILLIS M.D.

Managed Care Organizations, Exclusive Provider Organization

Claims Filled53

COLUMBUS

Georgia

ABDALLAH AL-SHAHED MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled53

WESTLAKE

Ohio

SHEILA BALESTRINO DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled53

BUTLER

Pennsylvania

ATUL VAHIL MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled53

PUEBLO

Colorado

KHALED ISSA MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled53

WESTLAKE

Ohio

MICHAEL SCIARRA D.O.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled53

EDGEWATER

New Jersey

BAOLUAN NGUYEN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled53

HUTCHINSON

Kansas

GARY KOSC MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled53

WOODLAND PARK

New Jersey

BENJAMIN JOHNSTON MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled53

MACON

Georgia

ANNE SWEDLUND MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled53

PRINCETON

New Jersey

JOSE LOPEZ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled53

SAN JUAN

Puerto Rico

TINA MUSAHL M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled53

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

DARIA DREBOTY-CERIMELE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled53

MIDDLEFIELD

Ohio

ERIC HILGEFORD MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled53

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

JOHN CARLSON M.D

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled53

SALINAS

California

KATHRYN METTLER M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled53

ATLANTA

Georgia

LEONARD COLLIER M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled53

WINNFIELD

Louisiana

CARLOS AGUILAR MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled53

PASADENA

Texas

MONTY GRUGAN DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled53

BROKEN BOW

Oklahoma

GERALD GORDON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled53

AIKEN

South Carolina

ZIA KHAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled53

PEACHTREE CITY

Georgia

JAMES TRAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled53

PASADENA

Texas

JOHN POYNOR M.D.

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled54

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

REED HOGAN MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled54

JACKSON

Mississippi